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Public Tariff Announcement for NSQ 40240 - effective January 1, 2020

Dec 06, 2019

Dear Valued Customer:

Norfolk Southern strives for competitiveness and full coverage in our real-time rating for paper product moves. Effective January 1, 2020, we take another step toward our goals with changes to NSQ 40240 which includes rates for scrap paper (STCC 40241XX). Contact Brian Murphy at for details on the adjustments. Spreadsheets will be available Wednesday December 18th.  

Please see the specific rate authorities for a full listing of the STCCs included.

Other important items of note:

  • As with all Norfolk Southern rate publications, the applicable terms and conditions are listed in the notes section of each authority

We encourage you to register for AccessNS at, and subscribe to these authorities so you can receive up-to-date changes as they are available. You can also look up rates using the Rate Inquiry application, which will include the fuel surcharge miles (under NS Actual Miles) if you include that column. Also you can look up fuel surcharge miles using the Mileage Inquiry application.

If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the forest products marketing team. We at Norfolk Southern appreciate your business and look forward to continuing to serve your transportation needs.


Brian Vittur, Director of Marketing

Laura Yeatts, Group Manager Paper

Brian Murphy, Assistant Market Manager