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Rail Category: Norfolk Southern Railway  -  2012 Article Index

Find railroading Norfolk Southern Railway articles for the rail career professionals

For Norfolk Southern, a new intermodal initiative is paying off in shorter trains and efficiency gains Railroads tackle major bridge projects to replace worn-out structures, speed up trains and improve access to rail service Financial reports from Class I railroads in third quarter show resilience in the face of weak markets, soft economy A new safety culture at Norfolk Southern; RailTrends rescheduled Norfolk Southern seeks to improve railroad safety by cultivating a new safety culture Railroad safety, rail service the onus of Norfolk Southern's new dual-purpose committees Large railroad companies, small railroads try to forge better business relationships Positive train control mandate adds to remote power challenges Railroads on track to hire a cast of thousands in 2012; plus, rail traffic data (May 2012) Railroad communications technology: from cellular to radio to satellite to Wi-Fi Railroad coal traffic update: Domestic volumes are down, but demand for export coal is up Rail infrastructure challenges, part 1: Freight railroads are on pace to meet ambitious maintenance-of-way goals this year Sustainability: Class I railroads are taking bigger footsteps toward shrinking their environmental footprint Positive train control: FRA expects to ramp up PTC regulatory efforts as railroads amp up implementation work Q4 2011: All in all, it's just another brick in the 'renaissance' wall Railroad safety: At grade crossings, the collaboration continues As diesel costs rise, railroads turn to technology, training and procurement strategies to reduce fuel consumption Class I diversity strategies help women break through the glass ceiling