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140,000-Mile Private Rail Network Delivers for America’s Economy

Norfolk Southern

With a history dating back to 1838, Norfolk Southern (NS) operates more than 20,000 route miles of track across 22 states and the District of Columbia. NS transports goods from every major East Coast port between New York City and Jacksonville, Fla. Headquartered in Norfolk, Va., the company employs 28,600 people.