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Hurricane Ian Service Update

Sep 26, 2022


Norfolk Southern is monitoring Hurricane Ian which is forecasted to strengthen as it moves north through the Gulf of Mexico.  Its winds are expected to begin impacting the southeast on Wednesday, September 28 before making landfall at the northwest coast of Florida on Friday, September 30. 

Currently, there are no impacted service areas and Norfolk Southern is operating as scheduled. However, high winds and heavy rains could impact rail operations later this week.  Norfolk Southern is positioning generators and equipment in advance of the storm and will provide updates as conditions change. 

Customers with shipments moving through the southeast and mid-Atlantic should prepare for delays.  If you have questions on Merchandise shipments, please contact Customer Logistics at If you have questions on Intermodal shipments, please contact Intermodal Customer Logistics at

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