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NS Sets 4 Quarterly Financial Records

Norfolk Southern said on Wednesday that it set four quarterly financial records in the first quarter of 2018.

The records included a new first quarter high or low for earnings per share at $1.93, up 30 percent year over year; net income at $552 million, up 27 percent; income from operations at $835 million, up 10 percent; and the operating ratio at 69.3, down 1.3 points. 242 more words

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Planned Pennsylvania Excursion Canceled

A planned excursion train in Pennsylvania in conjunction with the 50th anniversary celebration of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical Society has been canceled, a victim of a recent Amtrak policy change banning most special moves and charters. 171 more words

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NS Honors 52 Chemical Shippers

Norfolk Southern recognized 52 chemical shippers with its 2017 Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award for safely handling rail-shipped products.

The shippers who received the award collectively shipped 153,213 carloads of chemical products regulated as hazardous material on NS rail lines without incident. 108 more words

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New NS Train Originates on the W&LE

During an outing to Bellevue earlier this spring I got my first look at a new NS train that originates on the Wheeling & Lake Erie. 282 more words

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NS Lawsuit is About Playing for Rules, Not Money

Norfolk Southern fired a warning shot last week that it wanted all of its operating employees to hear.

It filed a lawsuit against two crew members who were operating a train in Georgetown, Kentucky, last March that collided with another NS train. 566 more words

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Whole Lotta Locomotives Rolling Along

Last Saturday during the annual Dave McKay Day of the Akron Railroad Club in Berea, all cameras were out as manifest freight 17N approached on the Chicago Line of Norfolk Southern. 72 more words

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