Norfolk Southern Corp is a US-based rail transportation services company founded in 1982.
The Virginia-based company transports finished goods, intermediate products, and raw materials in the eastern, midwestern and southeastern regions of the United States via rail carriers. Through its existing network of transportation facilities at several Atlantic ports and Gulf coast, the company also transports freight internationally.
It comes under industrial sector and transportation and logistics sub industry. It is a publicly listed company with stocks trading on NYSE under ‘NSC’ ticker quote.
Norfolk Southern Corp and its subsidiaries together operate via a rail network of 19,300 mile in around 22 states of the US.
It is reportedly a leading transporter of various industrial products such as forest, consumer and agriculture products, chemicals, construction materials and metals. The railroad owner also operates an extensive intermodal network in the eastern regions.
In addition, it serves as a principal carrier of automobiles, automotive parts and coal. It operates in major ports situated on the East Coast between Jacksonville and New York City, and in various private terminals like in St Bernard and New Orleans. In addition, the transportation company operate in great lake ports and other river ports.
Some of the rail classification yards include Atlanta GA, Bellevue Ohio, Conway PA, Louisville Tenn, etc.
It operates via an extensive network of locomotive shops, namely Juniata, Altoona Pa; Conway Pa; Enola Pa; National Customer Service Center, etc.
The railroad transportation company also provides its services through a mobile application available on Apple and Android phones, namely Express NS. It provides out-gate, in-gate, pre-gate and on-gate procedures in the intermodal facilities. The app was launched in 2015.
The Virginia-based firm a leading freight railroad operator, Norfolk Southern Railway Company, in the United States.
Its portfolio of facilities include:
• bulk transfer facilities
• paper mills
• lumber mills
• power generation plants
• intermodal terminals
• auto distribution centers
• vehicle services centers
• auto parts assembling units
• transload facilities
• steel mills
• processing facilities
Apart from Norfolk Southern Railways, it operates through various subsidiaries, namely Conrail Inc, General American Insurance Company, DOCP Acquisition, LLC, NS Fiber Optics, Inc, CRR Holdings LLC, North Southern Capital Trust, etc.
The transportation company aims to achieve operational efficiency by reducing its impact on the environment controlling costs and promoting sustainability across its business operations.
Three Commercial Place Norfolk, Virginia 23510-2191