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Public tariff announcement for NSQ 9905 – update effective April 15, 2020

Mar 09, 2020

In the fast-paced world of lumber, Norfolk Southern strives for competitiveness and full coverage in our real-time rating. Effective April 15th 2020, we take another step toward our goals with changes to NSQ 9905 which includes rates for woodchip traffic. Contact Kaitlyn Brown at for details on the adjustments. Spreadsheets will be available Monday, March 16th.

The commodities covered by NSQ 9905 includes woodchips (STCC 24-115-XX)

Please see the specific rate authorities for a full listing of the STCCs included.

Other important items of note:

  • As with all Norfolk Southern rate publications, the applicable terms and conditions are listed in the notes section of each authority

We encourage you to register for AccessNS at, and subscribe to these authorities so you can receive up-to-date changes as they are available. You can also look up rates using the Rate Inquiry application, which will include the fuel surcharge miles (under NS Actual Miles) if you include that column. Also you can look up fuel surcharge miles using the Mileage Inquiry application.

If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the forest products marketing team. We at Norfolk

Southern appreciate your business and look forward to continuing to serve your transportation needs.


Brian Vittur, Director of Marketing

Daniel Juhasz, Group Manager Lumber

Kaitlyn Brown, Market Manager