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Norfolk Southern provides reliable, efficient shipping and delivery solutions to the government, military, and companies that haul military freight.

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Whether you’re an installation with a state-of-the-art rail mobility area or a National Guard unit without rail, our extensive rail network offers lower rail rates, consistent transit times, efficient access to East Coast destinations, import shipping, and domestic distribution channels.

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Key Resources for Shipping Government & Military Equipment

Manage Logistics

Track shipments, get real-time data, request pricing, and more with our one-stop digital dashboard.

Billing & Financing

View and pay freight invoices, establish credit, update electronic billing information, or get an overcharge refund.


Explore equipment options, move equipment into service, or learn more about loading and securement.

Find Nearby Transload Facilities

Explore facilities with our GIS-based, first-in-class search engine, designed for site selection experts.

Calculate Your Carbon Savings

Explore how much your department could reduce its carbon emissions by shipping with Norfolk Southern. Check out our Carbon Calculator.

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New to shipping with Norfolk Southern?

Here’s what you need to know about shipping by rail and help getting started with Norfolk Southern.

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