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Norfolk Southern Listed in Newsweek's Top Green Companies in the World for 2015

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June 9, 2015 – Norfolk Southern Corporation advanced to No. 115 – from 312 – and was the highest ranked U.S. railroad in the 2015 Newsweek Green Rankings of the world’s 500 largest publicly traded companies.  Norfolk Southern ranked 65 among the 500 largest U.S. companies. Created in partnership with Corporate Knights Capital and HIP Investor, the Newsweek rankings score companies on eight indicators of corporate sustainability and environmental impact, including greenhouse gas emissions and energy productivity.

Norfolk Southern Dedicates Locomotive Honoring Nation’s First Responders

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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) in a ceremony at Washington, D.C.’s Union Station unveiled its latest commemorative locomotive, a vibrant SD60E honoring emergency first responders. The locomotive – with insignia recognizing police, fire, and emergency services – will enter general revenue service on Norfolk Southern’s 22- state network.

Norfolk Southern Launches $53-million Energy Innovation Project at Juniata Locomotive Shop

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ALTOONA, Pa., March 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Norfolk Southern today launched a $53-million energy conversion project at its Juniata Locomotive Shop that will substantially reduce carbon emissions and water usage at the 70-acre facility.

Rail’s Environmental Advantage

Sustainable Transportation
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Moving freight by rail offers an efficient, cost-effective, and immediate way to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. If only 10 percent of long-distance freight now moving by truck moved by rail instead, annual U.S. fuel savings would approach nearly 1 billion gallons and greenhouse gas emissions would fall by around 11 million tons, based on a comparative study of the fuel efficiencies of trains vs. trucks.

New Corridor Terminals Anchor Long-Term Growth

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Norfolk Southern’s intermodal corridor strategy continued to advance in 2013. The most significant developments were the opening of regional intermodal terminal facilities in Charlotte, N.C., and in Franklin County’s Greencastle, Pa. The two facilities are the last “keystone” terminals planned in the first phase of the Crescent Corridor improvement program.

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Norfolk Southern’s intermodal corridor strategy continued to advance in 2013. The most significant developments were the opening of regional intermodal terminal facilities in Charlotte, N.C., and in Franklin County’s Greencastle, Pa. The two facilities are the last “keystone” terminals planned in the first phase of the Crescent Corridor improvement program.

NS as an Employer: Changing Together

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Equal Opportunity

Norfolk Southern offers employment, training, remuneration, advancement, and other privileges of employment based on qualification and performance, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, status as a covered veteran, sexual orientation, the presence of a disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Carbon Conservation: A Natural Approach to Reducing Carbon

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Norfolk Southern aims to reduce CO2 emissions by improving the fuel and energy efficiencies of locomotives and office facilities, the company’s two largest sources of greenhouse gases. However, as a corporate citizen, we have a broader strategy. “Trees and Trains” is the company’s model for investing in community conservation initiatives that mitigate carbon emissions the natural way.

Norfolk Southern Unveils First Publicly Funded, Emissions-Friendly Locomotives

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ALTOONA, PA., January 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The first emissions-friendly locomotives funded by the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program have been released for road testing by Norfolk Southern from its Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pa.

NS Helps BMW Reduce Emissions

Making A Business Case, Meeting Sustainability Goals
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Most people probably wouldn’t think about Norfolk Southern when they see a BMW sports activity vehicle cruising down the road. In fact, our double-stack intermodal container trains are transporting the parts and components that go into every SAV manufactured at the luxury automaker’s Greer, S.C., assembly plant.

Another thing people might not realize: Our business partnership with BMW is good for the environment, the economy, and residents who commute on South Carolina’s Interstate 26 corridor.

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