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Description - Norfolk Southern Railway by Richard C Borkowski

With a quarter of a century behind it, Norfolk Southern is one of the oldest Class 1 railroads operating in North America. This illustrated history tells how Norfolk Southern came to be what it is today, from the merger of two of American railroadings most legendary roads-- Southern Railway and Norfolk and Western--through its rise to the heights of the worlds leading transportation companies. After a concise history of the roads that became Norfolk Southern, author Richard Borkowski explores the railroads corporate history and operating structure and details the specific operations that go into the lines customer-oriented approach, including its vast intermodal network. Along with each of Norfolk Southerns 11 operating divisions, this book offers a close look at NS motive power, a wealth of color photographs, and a specially commissioned system map.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780760332498
ISBN-10: 0760332495
Format: Hardback
(210mm x 270mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Voyageur Press Inc
Publisher: Voyageur Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard C Borkowski

Richard Borkowski has been writing books and magazine articles about railroads for fifteen years. He is also an employee of Norfolk Southern, having moved through the ranks from conductor to dispatcher to his current position as a coordinator in the railroads Transportation Planning Department. This is his first book for Voyageur Press. Mr. Borkowski lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.