NORFOLK SOUTHERN LAUNCHES ONLINE SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

| August 19, 2016

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Rail transport is an old friend of sustainability. One of the cleanest forms of transportation, it is also safer and more efficient than most other passenger and cargo systems.

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