Norfolk Southern Corp. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Norfolk Southern Corp.

Norfolk Southern Conway PA layoffs 2019

Last rumor was Conway was suppose to get 5 trains back from Bellevue. Rumor is also 20% job cuts at Conway Engine House. No official report if either rumor is true and we probably will not hear the real truth from the company. The company was... —  read more 

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What’s happening @ JLS?

Hear big things are happening at Juanita. Who’s getting laid off? Craft or non-agreements?

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Post ID: @10CqrZ49

More layoffs at Norfolk?

Any chance somebody can make my day (week, month) and tell me we are done with layoffs? At least for a week, if nothing else. I need to relax for a bit and get some sleep.

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Furloughed

How long have furloughs lasted in the past?

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Post ID: @10Bf38IJ

All of the four axle geeps will sold off

All the Geeps will be auctioned off. NS new operating principles are that each major terminal have a 4 axle unit to switch customers that don’t have the trackage for 6 axle engines. That's the word on the street.

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To all shops and employees

I see alot of unhappiness, fear, and hate in this forum. The hard working bashing the lazy for being worthless, the lazy bashing the hard working and labeling them as s— a$$e$, craft bashing management for everything they do, management writing... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10uZAV5g

Bls moral

As if it’s not low enough let’s take away ALL weekend jobs. Management don’t get it keep treating us all like slaves and think that will make us work harder. Pretty sad I that a guy with 12 years in and the best he can hold is an off shift with... —  read more 

An ode to RLS fab shop ..... ahem clears throat

Here I sit on the start program Got wrote up up by the fab shop gen Forman I wish I was of the superior craft Then I could jump up on a table and have a big laugh Break out my phone and lead the excersizes  in mach 2 with new surprises... —  read more 

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Layoffs by NS @ Mingo County

There you go... An article below... Norfolk Southern announces layoffs in Mingo County By MetroNews Staff in News | July 26, 2019 at 1:18PM WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — Norfolk Southern has laid off 20 workers at its rail yard in... —  read more 

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Slow down..take a breath

If you can't make the deadline.. can't get the trains out.. can't get the coal loaded on the boats or freight delivered on time.. no worries.. that's how you keep your jobs. Slow it down. Work safely and stay busy.. just slow it down!! Make them... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10pJnuaq

Tomorrow

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Knoxville

Any word of any furloughs in knoxville TN?

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This site is bs

Unless a lay-off has actually happened this site is very unreliable . Probably post from disgruntled ex-employees. According to someone posting on this site scx should have closed over a month ago . Our locomotive counts have actually went up in... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10iuIs25

Another round of layoffs today

It was just announced in Elkhart that more furloughs are going to happen today (supposedly not here) because the company is placing more units in storage.

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Conway to absorb from SCX, Enola, and BLE

It was told to us this morning that we would be getting everyone back that was laid off and that we were to get increased work from shops mentioned above. Saw that POS PF today on his phone hiding out in his usual spot. Daddy can’t protect you for... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10hBCE0t

Work moving south...

Heard from a reliable source this morning that SCX and Enola and Conway are closing Aug 5. Lots of work shifting south to Chattanooga, Atlanta, and Birmingham.

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Post ID: @10g14Hyb

Up for Auction

Up for Auction!! Shop manager at RLS! Get it while it’s hot. If your shop is running just fine, bring this manager in to really mix things up!! Best decision they ever made, bring in someone who doesn’t know jack sh–. This shop manager comes with a... —  read more 

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RLS fabrication shop General Forman

Selectively writing up people on their phones so watch out .Although ...his main kiss a$$ wgls walk around with there's out all shift . EEO being called today

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Post ID: @10eJjZ34

Bellevue mechanical cuts coming August 26th

From a reputable source inside Bellevue Loco Shop management. Further mechanical department furloughs will be made late in August. A number was given to higher ups and decisions will be made as to where they are made. Look for close to a dozen in... —  read more 

CARMEN LAYOFFS TODAY!!!

Hearing that layoffs occurred today in Lynchburg Va, Andover Va, Williamson WV, Ashville NC,

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Post ID: @10dNZig2

3 carmen furloughed this morning

Been a while but since any cuts, but 3 carmen were furloughed in Lynchburg, Va this morning 7-24-19. Looks like it might be starting up again. Good luck to everyone.

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Post ID: @10cl7PaV

Check this out

Injuries injuries injuries, that's how you get them. Also if you are hurt and out of work faking or not faking you can't get laid off. Fake that sh–!!!!back aches ,muscle strains.. sprains, any soft tissue injury... make sure you do it at... —  read more 

Management running wild!!

I work at CDS and it has gotten bad. Management has free range to embellish on incidents and fire at will. Everyone of them are handing out start serious with 15 to 30 days deferred an if you try and fight it the arbitration board is setup for the... —  read more 

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Laid off again by NS

It’s like a never ending revolving door. Been with the company for 10 years and the only thing you can count on is being furloughed. All they’re worried about is satisfying stockholders. Your life, family, etc means nothing to this company. You can... —  read more 

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Post ID: @1042bevC

Find something new and bail!

I was a Union Pacific Carman with 8 years. This lay-off page looks identical to the UP one. I was laid off in January and have moved on to a better company that doesn’t try to write me up everyday for stupid sh– and threaten layoffs if we don't work... —  read more 

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Post ID: @104Vp8Y6

Is true that NS is closing down Bellevue on August 1st?

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Conway damaged

Conway engine house to shut down due to damage sustained from chlorine fire

Major Changes coming Aug 5th

Bellevue Locomotive personnel will be reduced 35% and the hump will be shut down. Conway, Enola, and Elkhart will pick up the bulk of the repairs. There will be an additional 250 locomotives stored (mostly yard units) in September. 60Es will be... —  read more 

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