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Encyclopedia > List of Norfolk Southern predecessor railroads

List of Norfolk Southern predecessor railroads is a partial listing of railroads which led to the formation of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS), one of today's major Class 1 railroads in North America. Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a US publicly-traded stock corporation based in Norfolk, Virginia. ...


NOTE: This is a partial list with reporting marks.


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