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Press release from PR Newswire

Norfolk Southern Declares Quarterly Dividend

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Norfolk Southern Declares Quarterly Dividend12:48 EDT Tuesday, October 25, 2011NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced the regular quarterly dividend of 43 cents per share on its common stock, payable on Dec. 10, to stockholders of record on Nov. 4.Since its inception in 1982, Norfolk Southern has paid dividends on its common stock for 117 consecutive quarters.Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation's premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway subsidiary operates approximately 20,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal and industrial products.Connect with NShttp://www.nscorp.com/ http://www.facebook.com/NorfolkSouthern http://www.flickr.com/photos/norfolksouthern http://www.twitter.com/nscorp http://www.youtube.com/user/norfolksoutherncorpSOURCE Norfolk Southern CorporationFor further information: Media, Susan Terpay, +1-757-823-5204, susan.terpay@nscorp.com, or Investors, Michael Hostutler, +1-757-629-2861, michael.hostutler@nscorp.com