Norfolk Southern supports 'Hiring Our Heroes' event

             Norfolk Southern supports 'Hiring Our Heroes' event

PR Newswire

NORFOLK, Va., July 9, 2013

NORFOLK, Va., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Norfolk Southern will participate
in a "Hiring Our Heroes" fair with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to
help veterans and military spouses seek employment opportunities in the rail

The free hiring fair will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 10, at
Chicago Union Station, 500 W. Jackson Blvd. A dozen employers and some 115
prospective employees will be in attendance.

Veterans locomotives from Norfolk Southern and Amtrak will be staged at the
event to honor attendees. NS and other representatives will be on site to
discuss job opportunities.

Over the past six years, Norfolk Southern has hired some 1,300 veterans, and
today 14 percent of the total NS workforce – more than 4,200 employees – are
veterans and members of the National Guard and Reserves.

Hiring Our Heroes fairs are designed to help veterans and their families find
employment opportunities in the fastest growing markets and industries. There
have been more than 530 hiring fairs throughout the United States, Puerto
Rico, and the District of Columbia. In 2012, more than 18,400 veterans and
military spouses obtained jobs through this program. For more information,

NS job opportunities can be found on the website at

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation's premier
transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company 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, automotive, and industrial products.

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