Norfolk Southern names Elizabeth Kennedy Lawlor to lead government relations efforts in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and

 Norfolk Southern names Elizabeth Kennedy Lawlor to lead government relations
          efforts in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee

PR Newswire

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 11, 2012

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Elizabeth Kennedy Lawlor has been
named resident vice president government relations for Norfolk Southern Corp.
(NYSE: NSC).Headquartered in Montgomery, Ala., she will coordinate the
company's government relations activities in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi,
and Tennessee.

Lawlor joined Norfolk Southernin2010 as manager government relations. Prior
to joining NS, she wasdirector of legislative affairs and manager of
political affairs for the Business Council of Alabama for five years and chief
of staff in the Alabama Legislature's Office of the House Majority Leader for
four years.

She earned a bachelor's degree in English from Birmingham-Southern College and
a master of public administration degree from Auburn University Montgomery.
Lawlor's experience includes lobbying elected officials, providing legislative
staff services for members of the Alabama and Georgia legislatures, directing
political campaigns, working with PAC development and administration, and
composing political and legislative communications.

Norfolk Southern's government relations department works with federal and
state legislators and their staffs, local elected officials and leaders,
executive branches, and independent government agencies to support the
railroad's legislative, policy, and regulatory interests.

Norfolk Southern Corporation is one of the nation's premier transportation
companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway subsidiary operates approximately
20,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every
major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient
connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most
extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal
and industrial products.

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SOURCE Norfolk Southern Corporation

Website: http://www.nscorp.com
Contact: Government Relations, Elizabeth Lawlor, +1-334-262-7602,
elizabeth.lawlor@nscorp.com, or Media, Susan Terpay, +1-757-823-5204,
susan.terpay@nscorp.com, or Investors, Michael Hostutler, +1-757-629-2861,
michael.hostutler@nscorp.com, all of Norfolk Southern