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Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern Dedicates Expanded Rail Yard in Honor of Former NS Vice President

LANCASTER, Pa., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — In a private ceremony today attended by Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) CEO Wick Moorman, Lt. Governor Jim Cawley, State Senator Tommy Tomlinson, Drexel University President John Fry, and numerous government and business officials, family and friends, NS renamed its Dillerville Yard here in honor of H. Craig Lewis. After serving as state senator for the 6th District in Bucks County for five terms (1975-1994), Lewis joined NS as vice president corporate affairs in 1997, retiring from the railroad in 2009. He died unexpectedly earlier this year. “Because of his experience and respect from both sides

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Amtrak

Amtrak Sets Ridership Record in 2013

Amtrak set a new ridership record in Fiscal Year 2013, carrying 31.6 million passengers, the railroad announced. This year’s record breaks the high mark set during Fiscal Year 2012, when the railroad carried 31.2 million passengers. The latest record is the 10th ridership record the railroad has set in the last 11 years. Trains operating on the Northeast Corridor saw a 0.2 percent decline in ridership while state-supported trains saw a 2.2 percent increase in riders. Amtrak’s network of long-distance trains experienced a 0.4 percent increase in the number of passengers. In addition to ridership gains, the railroad also posted