May 18, 2015

D&H South End Sale Approved by STB

On May 15, the Surface Transportation Board approved Norfolk Southern’s petition to acquire 267 miles of the old Delaware & Hudson Freight Main Line between Sunbury, Pa., and Schenectady, N.Y., including the Voorheesville running Track from owner Canadian Pacfic. Trackage rights from Schenectady to Mechanicille would allow NS to reach the new intermodal yard located… Read more »

April 16, 2015

N&W 611 joins the 21st Century Steam Program

One of the most anticipated events in steam restoration became a reality when Norfolk Southern Corp. announced that Norfolk & Western no. 611 would return for a series of steam excursions starting May 30. “Sixty-five years after the Class J 611 was built at N&W’s shops in Roanoke and placed into service for the first… Read more »

March 2, 2015

Jim Squires to replace Wick Moorman as NS CEO this June

Norfolk Southern announced today their board’s decision to name James A. Squires as chief executive officer, succeeding Charles W. “Wick” Moorman effective June 1, 2015, as part of the company’s planned succession process. Squires and Moorman will be working together to effect a smooth transition of leadership. Squires joined the railroad’s law department in 1992… Read more »