Norfolk Southern Corp.

Norfolk Southern Corp.
Norfolk Southern Corporation
Type Public
Traded as NYSENSC
Industry Rail transport
Founded 1982
Headquarters Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Area served Eastern United States and Ontario
Services Freight trains
Revenue US$10.661 billion (2008)[1]
Net income US$1.716 billion (2008)[1]
Total assets US$26.297 billion (2008)[1]
Employees 30,709 (2008)[1]
Subsidiaries Norfolk Southern Railway

The Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSENSC) is a publicly-traded stock corporation based in Norfolk, Virginia. It is the holding company for the Norfolk Southern Railway, a major Class I railroad system. The company was formed in 1982 to control the Norfolk and Western Railway as well as the Southern Railway as well as various others. They were all merged in 1990 to form the NS.


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