Norfolk Southern Could Relocate its Headquarters to Atlanta, Report Suggests

ATLANTA — Norfolk Southern is considering moving its headquarters to Atlanta, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper reported.

The railroad, which is based in Norfolk, Va., already maintains a large presence in the Midtown section of town. Relocating its headquarters to the city could bring 1,000 jobs with it, according to the newspaper report.

Norfolk Southern is also looking to sell a former railroad building for resue as a mixed-use development.

“Norfolk Southern is in the process of developing its next long-range plan,” The Virginian-Pilot quoted Jon Glass, a railroad spokesman, as saying in an email.