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WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterThe Roanoke Valley Area Metropolitan Planning Organization estimates close to 415 jobs will be created in the Roanoke Valley over the next six years. Some of those positions will be responsible for finishing the Roanoke River Greenway, connecting it from...
ReporterWe know passenger rail is on the way to the Roanoke Valley, but what has happened to Norfolk Southern's plan for the intermodal freight yard in Montgomery County? Thursday, the Director of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation said the...
Norfolk Southern says its first-quarter profit improved 10 percent as an increase in railroad shipping volume and a land sale helped offset continued weak coal demand. The Norfolk, Va.,-based railroad said Tuesday that it generated $450 million net...
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ReporterThe Virginia Port Authority will not privatize most of its port operations. The authority's board of commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to discontinue negotiations with two companies that were seeking to lease and operate the state's ocean...
ReporterA vintage locomotive is on the rails in Roanoke, preparing for a weekend of steam excursions. The Southern 630 was restored by the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga. The museum has partnered with Norfolk Southern for the railroad's...
What's next for the 145 Norfolk-Southern employees laid off yesterday? Managers met with the workers and their families Tuesday morning. Our cameras weren't allowed in the meeting and no one from Norfolk Southern was willing to speak on camera. We...
WDBJ7 Senior ReporterThe Virginia Museum of Transportation announced Friday that it is launching a study whether or not to bring back the Norfolk and Western 611 steam locomotive. The Virginia Museum of Transportation launched the Fire Up 611 Committee to study the...
Anchor/ReporterConnecting the past to the future and keeping young men on track. That's the concept of a group born out of a company that at one time was the area's largest employer. When it comes to creating what is still one of the most important forms of...
Railroad operator Norfolk Southern Corp. says it plans to spend $2 billion in 2013 for capital improvements to its rail transportation network. The Norfolk, Va.-based company says the investments will work to improve rail service, safety and...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefAfter taking a break for the holidays, highway crews are getting back to work on a bridge project in Lynchburg. Starting January 14, the westbound side of Candlers Mountain Road will be back down to one lane near River Ridge Mall. The Virginia...
Norfolk Southern Corp. plans to appeal a federal agency's order requiring it to pay an injured worker more than $288,000. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's order came in a whistleblower complaint. The worker claimed Norfolk...
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