9% operating ratio eat that NS
Topics regarding layoffs at Norfolk Southern Corp.
Are there any other locations where the supervisors are telling you to let the locomotives go if it just needs 50 gallons of oil or less ? I don't recall learning this in McDonough Ga training center.
I don’t know about your locations, but where I’m at, the bosses are on edge, worried to death. Mechanical hourly folks quitting after 15 years of service, and all the old heads are going out on medical on their own accord, just to get away from the... — read more
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Communications dept getting all microwave radio work which was being performed by contractors. So contractors are being laid off.
Things are so bad there laying off Horseshoe curve.
The guy showed up acting like he was better than everyone trying to find someone to get rid of but he was a big failure with those cool sun glasses
My buddy just said he was fired for conduct unbecoming. Is this a thing?
I was curious if any locations are hiring any craft? I regret leaving my old job and need something.
Worked at Conway for 26 years and I was a supervisor my mom was in grave condition they came to me and said you have to move to Kentucky I explained my mom’s situation they didn’t care 2 weeks later my mother passed so what does that tell you about... — read more
How many locations get to watch Football all day long at work on Saturdays and Sundays. Our management is telling us it's about to quit wow the nerve of them. I knew we should of kept the management out of our football pool.
Wanna be bosses that slipped through the cracks during Jason Carol Eddys visit will be getting the axe. Stay tuned.
5 % Well still not there yet whats next on the chopping block ?
Get ready for more layoffs NS is raising rates on shipping intermodal,the stock holders want more money
When conrail had Conway yard it was the best job ever all NS knows is where can we ship your coal and fire and layoffs so the upper management can get there big bonus
How does appendix M work? Who gets it and how much?
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So the Secretary of Energy is going to pay a visit to Norfolks lamberst Point on Monday Oct 12th. For What coal is dead . Mines are being shut down and miners are out of jobs. Railroad is getting rid of anybody they can because they are the... — read more
I hear bellevue yard sent out termination letters to laid off employees and started hiring new people...any truth to that, hear it's because people won't come back
Heard a rumor that Macon got Hit yesterday. Is there any truth to the fact that they already started transferring equipment to Atlanta in anticipation for the shutdown?
I have alotta doe in the N.S. stock. Everytime they announce layoffs , my stock goes up . Why just a week ago I made over 4 thousand dollars in 3 days. All I can say is , keep gettin rid of these stupid kids. Im laughing all the way to the bank. ... — read more
Find a new job , go fishing every day ! Best thing that ever happened to me !
Is Harrisburg getting ready to lay employees off? Or are there permanent transfers elsewhere opening up?
Fired one Director , one General foreman and one mechanical supervisor. More to come
Just got a call from a Senior GF from Enola asking if I want to transfer and that they are calling furloughed electricians.
Heilig went to Norfolk as part of a hit squad . Any thoughts ?
Show some love for the way you have been treated by good ole NS
well NS is following the leaders in this industry. Hump yards are dwindling away one at a time. NS you will never be a leader by always following !
To be a sweat shop ... waa waaaaaa
How many Carmen got called back or converted from furlough relief to permanent at scx?
Much like "La Cosa Nostra", customers must pay "protection" in order to ensure cars are delivered and even then extortion on demurrage occurs as well as fuel surcharges. The "Caporegimes" at the top lord over their departments while dipping in to... — read more
Supposedly Ole Cindy wants to get rid of YM in the next 5 years at NS. That's "Her thing". So OSS is supposed to run the yards. Good Luck with that!
UP recorded $1.5 billion in 1st quarter or over $16 million per day, they reported $1.1 million in 2nd quarterly or over $12 million per day and yet so called essential workers are being let go at a record pace. A company can only cut so much before... — read more
if its not enough that they can't get people to come back to work that they furloughed. They now are focused on running off the ones they do have. How do you give a advanced notice for a flare-up? If you call and mark off K your giving them the... — read more
Heard Vena is heading to NS when his contract with UP is up...lookout
Why trains are faster on the way south than when they are heading north?
Just wondering how big they really get under PSR. Personally, I have had a 26,000 ton, 13,000 foot monster with over 200 cars. I know coal trains can get big in some places, but I am more interested in freight trains specifically. I also have had... — read more