Norfolk Southern Railway

Norfolk Southern Railway

by Richard C. Borkowski


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Norfolk Southern Railway by Richard C. Borkowski

With a quarter of a century behind it, Norfolk Southern is one of the oldest Class 1 railroads operating in North America. This illustrated history tells how Norfolk Southern came to be what it is today, from the merger of two of American railroadings most legendary roads-- Southern Railway and Norfolk and Western--through its rise to the heights of the worlds leading transportation companies.

After a concise history of the roads that became Norfolk Southern, author Richard Borkowski explores the railroads corporate history and operating structure and details the specific operations that go into the lines customer-oriented approach, including its vast intermodal network. Along with each of Norfolk Southerns 11 operating divisions, this book offers a close look at NS motive power, a wealth of color photographs, and a specially commissioned system map.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760332498
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Publication date: 07/15/2008
Series: MBI Railroad Color History Series
Edition description: First
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Richard Borkowski has been writing books and magazine articles about railroads for fifteen years. He is also an employee of Norfolk Southern, having moved through the ranks from conductor to dispatcher to his current position as a coordinator in the railroad\u2019s Transportation Planning Department. This is his first book for Voyageur Press. Mr. Borkowski lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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