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Press release from PR Newswire

Norfolk Southern Increases Dividend

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Norfolk Southern Increases Dividend12:56 EST Tuesday, January 24, 2012NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) announced that its Board of Directors today voted to increase the regular quarterly dividend on the company's common stock by 9.3 percent, or 4 cents per share, from 43 to 47 cents per share. The increased dividend is payable on March 10, to stockholders of record on Feb. 3. Since its inception in 1982, Norfolk Southern has paid dividends on its common stock for 118 consecutive quarters.Norfolk Southern Corporation 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/norfolksoutherncorp SOURCE 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