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Zippia Score 4.6
The Norfolk Southern Railway (reporting mark NS) is a Class I railroad in the United States. With headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia, the company operates 21,500 route miles in 22 eastern states, the District of Columbia, and has rights in Canada from Buffalo to Toronto and over the Albany to Montréal route. NS is responsible for maintaining 26,300 miles, with the remainder being operated under trackage rights from other parties responsible for maintenance. The most common commodity hauled on the railroad is coal from mines in Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. The railroad also offers the largest intermodal network in eastern North America. ... Read More

Norfolk Southern

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Norfolk Southern Overview

Industry

Transportation

Organization Type

Public

Employees

> 10,000

Headquarters

Norfolk, VA

Website

jobs.nscorp.com

Website

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Founded in

Norfolk, Virginia, USA (July 23, 1980 ( 1980-07-23 ) )

Revenue

> $1B

Key People

James Squires (Chairman, President, CEO)

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About Norfolk Southern

The Norfolk Southern Railway (reporting mark NS) is a Class I railroad in the United States. With headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia, the company operates 21,500 route miles in 22 eastern states, the District of Columbia, and has rights in Canada from Buffalo to Toronto and over the Albany to Montréal route. NS is responsible for maintaining 26,300 miles, with the remainder being operated under trackage rights from other parties responsible for maintenance. The most common commodity hauled on the railroad is coal from mines in Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. The railroad also offers the largest intermodal network in eastern North America.

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The Norfolk Southern Railway (reporting mark NS) is a Class I railroad in the United States. With headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia, the company operates 21,500 route miles in 22 eastern states, the District of Columbia, and has rights in Canada from Buffalo to Toronto and over the Albany to Montréal route. NS is responsible for maintaining 26,300 miles, with the remainder being operated under trackage rights from other parties responsible for maintenance. The most common commodity hauled on the railroad is coal from mines in Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. The railroad also offers the largest intermodal network in eastern North America.

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What Is

Norfolk Southern's Mission Statement

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Be the safest, most customer-focused, and successful transportation company in the world.

Norfolk Southern Employees

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Gender

  • Male 78.4%

  • Female 19.4%

  • Unknown 2.2%

Ethnicity

  • White 83.0%

  • Asian 8.7%

  • Hispanic or Latino 5.6%

  • Unknown 2.0%

  • Black or African American 0.7%

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish 40.6%

  • German 15.6%

  • Carrier 12.5%

  • French 9.4%

  • Mandarin 6.3%

  • Chinese 3.1%

  • Japanese 3.1%

  • Amharic 3.1%

  • Arabic 3.1%

  • Italian 3.1%

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Norfolk Southern Employee Political Affiliation

  • Democratic Party 55.8%

  • Republican Party 42.9%

  • Libertarian Party 1.4%

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Norfolk Southern Employee Salaries

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Norfolk Southern Employment Videos

A Day in the Life of a Norfolk Southern Conductor

Norfolk Southern (Juniata Locomotive Shops) Tour part 1

2-5-09 Norfolk Southern Feelanced Layout Tour

Norfolk Southern employees enhance safety, efficiency, and the bottom line

Norfolk Southern Awards

Awards From Zippia
  • Norfolk Southern Zippia Award
  • Norfolk Southern Zippia Award
  • Norfolk Southern Zippia Award
  • Norfolk Southern Zippia Award
Other Awards
  • Fortune 500
  • Forbes: Best Workplaces

Norfolk Southern Financial Performance

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Revenue

> $1B

Net Income

US$ 1.91 billion (2013) [1] US$ 1.749 billion (2012) [1]

Market Cap

$41,475,583,000

Total Equity

US$ 11.289 billion (2013) [2] US$ 9.76 billion (2012) [1]

Total Assets

US$ 32.483 billion (2013) [2] US$ 30.342 billion (2012) [1]

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You can find out what it is like to work at Norfolk Southern, also known as NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY CO INC, Norfolk Southern, Norfolk Southern Corp., Norfolk Southern Corporation, Norfolk Southern Railway and Norfolk Southern Railway Company Inc.

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