Norfolk Southern Names Marta Stewart Executive Vice President and CFO; John Rathbone to Retire

 Norfolk Southern Names Marta Stewart Executive Vice President and CFO; John
                              Rathbone to Retire

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NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 20, 2013

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marta R. Stewart has been named
executive vice president and chief financial officer for Norfolk Southern
Corp. (NYSE: NSC) with headquarters in Norfolk, effective Nov. 1. She will
report to NS President James A. Squires.

Stewart succeeds John P. Rathbone, who will retire Nov.1, after a 32-year
career in the finance and administrative divisions at Norfolk Southern.

"We thank John Rathbone for his leadership, counsel, and numerous
contributions that have been instrumental in building today's Norfolk
Southern," said NS CEO Wick Moorman. "I am confident that our company's
history of financial excellence will be in good hands with Marta Stewart."

Stewart joined Norfolk Southern in 1983 and served in several finance
positions before being named vice president and controller in 2003 and then
vice president and treasurer in 2009. She holds a bachelor's degree in
accounting from The College of William & Mary and is a Certified Public
Accountant.

Rathbone joined Norfolk Southern predecessor, Norfolk & Western Railway Co.,
in 1981. He served in several auditing positions before being named vice
president and controller in 1992, senior vice president and controller in
2000, executive vice president administration in 2004, and executive vice
president finance and chief financial officer in 2012. A native of Alexandria,
Va., he earned a bachelor's degree in history and English from Virginia Tech
and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Norfolk Southern Corporation 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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