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Extra Amtrak Trains Set for Midwest Thanksgiving Travel

Amtrak will operate additional trains in the Midwest between Nov. 20-25 to accommodate an expected surge of Thanksgiving holiday travelers.

Other Midwest corridor trains are expected to operate with increased capacity. 285 more words

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Increased Holiday Capacity Set for Pa. Trains

Amtrak will increase capacity of its Keystone Service trains as well as the New York-Pittsburgh Pennsylvanian to accommodate an expected increase in Thanksgiving week travel. 42 more words

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CN to Return Some Leased Locomotives

Canadian National said this week it has completed a $400 million project to improve network capacity and plans to return two dozen of the oldest and least reliable of the 130 locomotives it leased this year. 117 more words

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NS Honored as Military Friendly

Norfolk Southern was among five railroads honored as military friendly employers by G.I. Jobs magazine.

NS won a bronze award in the air and rail transportation category for companies with annual revenue over $1 billion. 75 more words

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PSR To Help NS Close Gaps With CSX

A Norfolk Southern executive said recently that moving toward the precision scheduled railroading operating model is expected to enable the carrier to close productivity and operating ratio gaps it has with CSX, its primary competitor. 224 more words

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South Shore Gets OK on Double Track Project

The South Shore line received federal approval last week to continue to develop double track between Gary and Michigan City, Indiana.

The Federal Transit Administration issued a finding of no significant impact for the $312 million project, which includes realigning the track in parts of Michigan City, closing 21 grade crossings and upgrading various stations. 51 more words

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NS Eyes Building HQ Building in Midtown Atlanta

Norfolk Southern has proposed building a new headquarters bulding in Midtown Atlanta.

Documents released by Invest Atlanta, the city’s economic development agency, show that NS is considering creating a facility of 750,000 square feet of office space and a daycare center for employees’ children. 118 more words

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