A freight train derailment occurred south of Meridian, MS this morning. The route between Meridian, MS and New Orleans, LA is currently blocked with service estimated to be restored by noon tomorrow, Thursday, December 3rd.     

No intermodal units were directly involved in the derailment.  However, delays of up to 36 hours should be expected with-in the routes below:

  • New Orleans <> Savannah
  • New Orleans > Charleston
  • New Orleans > Charlotte  

The route between Meridian, MS and Atlanta, GA remains clear and delays are not expected in this corridor.

We will provide updates as information is made available.

Norfolk Southern Intermodal provides 24/7 automated information services for shipment tracing, billing verification, and storage charges (including the Last Free Day) through our Touch-Trace voice response system at 800-497-2919. Customers and dray carriers can also utilize AccessNS and ExpressNSTM for information concerning their shipments.