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Press release from PR Newswire

Norfolk Southern declares quarterly dividend

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Norfolk Southern declares quarterly dividend13:00 EDT Tuesday, October 23, 2012NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced the regular quarterly dividend of 50 cents per share on its common stock, payable on Dec. 10, to stockholders of record on Nov. 2.Since its inception in 1982, Norfolk Southern has paid dividends on its common stock for 121 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, Investors: Michael Hostutler, +1-757-629-2861, michael.hostutler@nscorp.com