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Announcement for Public Tariff NS 6306-A - Effective August 1, 2021

Jul 16, 2021


Dear NS Customer, Rail Business Partner and NS Tariff Subscriber:

Norfolk Southern continuously strives to improve the experience of our customers and enhance the value of our services. In pursuit of these goals, and to better align NS service goals and customer expectations, NS will now allow tarped containers and gondolas transporting municipal solid waste. We encourage you to take time to review these updates in detail and share within your organization. 

Effective August 1, 2021, Norfolk Southern (NS) will be making changes to the following tariff:

  • Municipal Solid Waste, Contaminated Soil, Hazardous Materials, and Related Articles – NS 6306-A

Below is a brief description of the changes to the tariffs.

NS 806306-A, Municipal Solid Waste, Contaminated Soil, Hazardous Materials, and Related Articles:

http://nscorp.com/content/nscorp/en/transportation-terms/other-requirements/rules-and-regulations-for-handling-municpal-solid-waste-contaminated-soil-hazardous-materials-and-related-articles.html

  • Rule 100 Section 8c – ADD guidance for tarped gondolas
  • Rule 100 Section 18f – REMOVE restriction for tarped containers. ADD guidance for tarped containers.

We welcome your feedback on these changes, as well as your ideas on how we can further improve our services and your experience with Norfolk Southern.  If you have any questions, please contact your Norfolk Southern representative.

Pricing Services
Norfolk Southern Corporation

NS 6306-A

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