Norfolk Southern directly serves 22 states and the District of Columbia and operates one of the most extensive intermodal networks. The company's 19,500-mile railroad serves every major eastern seaport between New York City and Jacksonville, Fla.; the Gulf ports of Mobile, Ala., New Orleans, and St. Bernhard, La.; Great Lake ports; and river ports in Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.
NS’ network of service also extends into Canada, Mexico, and abroad thanks to partnerships with other rail carriers, trucking companies, and ports.
NS service territory
Within our service territory:
- 74% of the 2009 U.S. population
- 58% of the total energy consumption in the U.S.
- 63% of U.S. manufacturing
- One study suggest that at least 30 million truck shipments over 550 miles touch our service territory