Our Green News

December 8, 2009

Nofolk Southern joins U.S. Green Building Council

NORFOLK, VA. - Norfolk Southern has joined the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a non-profit, membership-based organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for the nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.

November 10, 2009

Norfolk Southern named a top ‘green’ company

NORFOLK, VA. - Norfolk Southern Corporation's sustainability initiatives have earned the company recognition as one of 25 green supply chain partners named by Inbound Logistics magazine.

October 22, 2009

The ‘green’ adds up with Norfolk Southern’s improved Green Machine environmental calculator

NORFOLK, VA. - Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) has enhanced its online carbon footprint analyzer, enabling rail customers to estimate the value of carbon offsets in addition to calculating the environmental benefits of shipping by rail.

September 28, 2009

Batteries ARE included: Norfolk Southern unveils experimental electric locomotive

ALTOONA, PA. - With U.S. Dept. of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Congressman Bill Shuster in attendance, Norfolk Southern today unveiled the latest in alternative energy locomotive technology at its Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pa. NS 999 is a prototype 1,500-horsepower switching locomotive that relies solely on rechargeable batteries for power.

September 15, 2009

Norfolk Southern’s sustainability report highlights carbon footprint, improved fuel economy

NORFOLK, VA. - Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) has issued its second annual sustainability report, including the company’s first-ever calculation of its carbon footprint and highlighting achievements in responsible economic, environmental, and social performance.