Topics regarding layoffs at Norfolk Southern Corp.

Topics regarding layoffs at Norfolk Southern Corp.

Money $$$$

Looking to apply but have friend who is engineer and gets things for being financially needy but others talking about how much money they make. Wich is it?

How much is life worth ?

For newer employees recently hired you have you’re reasons . I completely understand. 28yrs in this game I can tell you this is a huge mistake to trust any class one railroad …The face you have never seen or voice you have never heard just walk away... —  read more 

Norfolk Coal Pier

The Assistant DMMO Fandale in Norfolk keeps running people off with his heavy handed discipline and his less than employee friendly policies. Until someone corrects his treatment of employees more will quit or be fired .

Food for thought

When I got my job with NS I thought I struck gold. Only to realize my weekends and social life as an 19 would be taken from me just like that. I stuck to the plan kept on working on. I worked with some of the best guys and women. With very bright... —  read more 

I would never go back

Who are these people who would return to the National Assembly after it was made clear to them that this company does not value them in the least? Someone really needs to be very desperate to come back here.

Just called back

I've been furloughed for 2.5 years. Just got called back as a carman. I know what everyone says about NS but I'm going back. I'm tired of working hard for less money. Weekends and first shift aren't what they're cracked up to be. I haven't even been... —  read more 


Chairman Martin Oberman questioned Class I executives about the ongoing service crisis on America’s freight railroads during a two two-day hearing in Washington D.C. Execs Respond to Criticism As Rail Service Hearing Continues By Justin Franz... —  read more 

Keep in mind...

If we ever enter SHTF all failroads have a continuity of business plan to keep and retrieve employees... so don't answer the door when they come ... this is your only warning .


It's AMAZING how supervisors down there Chattanooga never have to relocate.... I hear shops are short handed but Chattanooga is the safe place... Clueless supervision hunting down employees all because they don't know how to railroad.. #clowns —  read more 


STB has a meeting next week discussing the failures of all Class 1 railroads in their handling of the supply chain issues. The STB is concerned about how PSR has gutted the railroads ability to handle the daily operations of the business let alone... —  read more 

Layoff targets

I was hired a few months ago. Does that mean I can feel safe, or can I still be a target even though I only recently got a job? Some tell me that NS will not cut those who have recently been hired, but others tell me that it would not be unusual... —  read more 

Get Ready For Hunt Cary

If you think the N.S. is garbage now, its only going to get worse with them hiring Hunt Cary. Anyone with a title of V.P of Operating Efficiency is there for one reason; cut jobs! He helped cripple the U.P. by cutting essential personnel during a... —  read more 

Wabtec getting locomotive work

I'm not familiar with how locomotive work is done, but is this "modernization" work that Wabtec is getting legal under the contract.

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