Norfolk Southern 2013 Annual Report highlights breakthrough year and looks ahead to rail's key role in the American economy

  Norfolk Southern 2013 Annual Report highlights breakthrough year and looks
               ahead to rail's key role in the American economy

PR Newswire

NORFOLK, Va., March 19, 2014

NORFOLK, Va., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --It was a "big year," CEO Wick
Moorman tells stockholders in the 2013 Annual Report, posted online today,
and, "I am confident in the future of Norfolk Southern and the rail industry
and in our ability to help move the nation's economy forward."

Describing 2013 as a breakthrough year, Moorman said, "We achieved record
performance levels as our investments in network capacity, technology, and new
talent delivered the safe, efficient, and dependable service our
transportation customers deserve.

"We set new precedents for railway operating revenues and income from railway
operations and achieved new landmarks for net income, earnings per share, and
operating ratio," he said.

Moorman said the company is "revitalizing our existing network not only to
change with the times but to lead with innovation and determination."

He credited the people of Norfolk Southern. "Their talents, ingenuity, and
hard work brought us to new heights today and will take us even further in the
years ahead," Moorman said.

The annual report is distributed to stockholders, the financial community,
news media, and libraries. To request a copy, call 800-531-6757, email
annualreport@nscorp.com, or write to Norfolk Southern Corp., Corporate
Communications Department, Three Commercial Place, Norfolk, Va. 23510-9217.

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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