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Our extensive network offers direct accessibility to containers, equipment, and logistics solutions to ensure your goods are shipped from origin to destination safely, reliably, and efficiently.

Agriculture and Forest Products

We provide solutions to customers who need services for a variety of agriculture and forestry products, from corn, wheat, soybeans, and grains, to lumber, wood fiber, scrap paper, and more.


Service to auto assembly plants, distribution facilities, just-in-time rail centers, and service hubs across our network, provides best in class modal and supply chain management solutions.


With our certified Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer facilities, we help you transport your chemical and waste products from rail to truck safely and efficiently.


We are a leader in sourcing, blending, and moving the highest quality steam and metallurgical coal in the world.


Norfolk Southern ships generators, transformers, farm and construction machinery, wind turbines, and other similar commodities.


Whether you’re a power projection platform with a state-of-the-art rail mobility area or a National Guard unit without rail, we offer lower rail rates thanks to our many transload locations.


Our extensive intermodal network and direct access to containers, equipment, and logistics solutions provides unmatched intermodal service.

Metals and Construction

We have more than 16,000 railcars for metals and construction shipping, including high-strength steel cars that offer greater capacity and lower emissions.

Renewable Fuels

At Norfolk Southern, we work with you to ship a range of low carbon fuels, from sustainable aviation fuel to renewable diesel and biodiesel.

Shipping Tools

Our shipping tools make it easy to order equipment, track shipments, pay invoices, file claims, and access shipping news, with a customized experience that is right for you.

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Whether you're moving automobiles or intermodal containers, agricultural products, or specialty metals, we have the equipment you need.



Manage Your Business

We offer easy to use tools to manage your business, while our customer service experts are an email or phone call away.

Business Solutions

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Rules, Conditions, and Tariffs

Expand Your Footprint

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Calculate Carbon Savings

Reduce emissions and shipping costs. By shipping with rail, our customers save 15 million metric tons of CO2 each year.

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