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Norfolk Southern's top competitors include CSX, Canadian National Railway, KiwiRail, Amtrak and Union Pacific.
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Norfolk Southern
Norfolk Southern
Norfolk Southern Corporation is a company that engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods.
CSX
CSX
CSX Corporation is a supplier of rail-based freight transportation.
Canadian National Railway
Canadian National Railway
Canadian National Railway Company (CN, also known as Compagnie des chemins de fer nationaux du Canada) is a transportation and logistics company.
KiwiRail
KiwiRail
KiwiRail is a company engaged in railway transportation and tourism operations.
Amtrak
Amtrak
Amtrak is a provider of intercity passenger rail services.
Union Pacific
Union Pacific
Union Pacific is a transportation company that operates through its principal operating company Union Pacific Railroad Company.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1826
Founding Date
1827
Founding Date
1919
Founding Date
1862
Founding Date
1971
Founding Date
1862
Type
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Public
Tags
Locations
Locations
Norfolk, US HQ
Atlanta, US
Atlanta, US
Birmingham, US
Columbia, US
Columbus, US
Harrisburg, US
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Locations
Jacksonville, US HQ
Avon, US
Cincinnati, US
Fairburn, US
Louisville, US
Nashville, US
Selkirk, US
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Locations
Montréal, CA HQ
Montreal, CA
Homewood, US
Locations
Auckland, NZ HQ
Wellington, NZ
Locations
Washington, US HQ
Locations
Omaha, US HQ
Belvidere, US
Benicia, US
Brownsville, US
Butte, US
Carson, US
Cheyenne, US
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Employees
Employees
24,5878% decrease
Employees
19,3008% decrease
Employees
24,3761% decrease
Employees
1,9651% increase
Employees
10,159
Employees
31,00017% decrease
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
71.7 b
Valuation ($)
26.8 b
Valuation ($)
95.8 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
153.6 b
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
44.1 k
Twitter followers
46.5 k
Twitter followers
19.2 k
Twitter followers
1.7 k
Twitter followers
181 k
Twitter followers
52.7 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
34
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
23
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
57
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
597
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
29
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
5.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
14.9
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
7.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
8.9
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
37.4
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
97.06%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
70.18%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
42.88%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
96.55%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
268956
Alexa Website Rank
228077
Alexa Website Rank
155774
Alexa Website Rank
332433
Alexa Website Rank
7264
Alexa Website Rank
73655
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
2.8
Employee Rating
2.6
Employee Rating
3.4
Employee Rating
3.7
Employee Rating
3.7
Employee Rating
N/A

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$9.8b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$10.6b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$13.8b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$615.8m (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
$3.4b (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
$19.5b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$4.5b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$6b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$8.1b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$6.1b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
$7.8b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$11.4b (FY, 2020)
Net income
Net income
$2b (FY, 2020)
Net income
$2.8b (FY, 2020)
Net income
$3.6b (FY, 2020)
Net income
($235.9m) (FY, 2018)
Net income
($817.2m) (FY, 2018)
Net income
$5.3b (FY, 2020)

Operating

Bridges
Bridges
N/A
Bridges
N/A
Bridges
N/A
Bridges
1.4 k (FY, 2018)
Bridges
1.4 k (FY, 2016)
Bridges
N/A
Carloads Shipped
Carloads Shipped
N/A
Carloads Shipped
1.6 m (Q2, 2021)
Carloads Shipped
1.5 m (Q2, 2021)
Carloads Shipped
N/A
Carloads Shipped
N/A
Carloads Shipped
N/A
Carloads Shipped (Coal)
Carloads Shipped (Coal)
N/A
Carloads Shipped (Coal)
183 k (Q2, 2021)
Carloads Shipped (Coal)
100 k (Q2, 2021)
Carloads Shipped (Coal)
N/A
Carloads Shipped (Coal)
N/A
Carloads Shipped (Coal)
N/A
Carloads Shipped (Intermodal)
Carloads Shipped (Intermodal)
N/A
Carloads Shipped (Intermodal)
752 k (Q2, 2021)
Carloads Shipped (Intermodal)
691 k (Q2, 2021)
Carloads Shipped (Intermodal)
N/A
Carloads Shipped (Intermodal)
N/A
Carloads Shipped (Intermodal)
N/A
Chassis
Chassis
33.9 k (FY, 2019)
Chassis
N/A
Chassis
N/A
Chassis
N/A
Chassis
N/A
Chassis
44.4 k (FY, 2020)
Containers
Containers
18.9 k (FY, 2019)
Containers
17.4 k (FY, 2020)
Containers
N/A
Containers
N/A
Containers
N/A
Containers
53 k (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars
Freight Cars
50.6 k (FY, 2019)
Freight Cars
49.8 k (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars
64.6 k (FY, 2019)
Freight Cars
4.6 k (Jun, 2018)
Freight Cars
N/A
Freight Cars
52.9 k (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars (Box)
Freight Cars (Box)
5.2 k (FY, 2019)
Freight Cars (Box)
4.2 k (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars (Box)
N/A
Freight Cars (Box)
N/A
Freight Cars (Box)
N/A
Freight Cars (Box)
8.9 k (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars (Covered Hopper)
Freight Cars (Covered Hopper)
6.3 k (FY, 2019)
Freight Cars (Covered Hopper)
7.8 k (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars (Covered Hopper)
N/A
Freight Cars (Covered Hopper)
N/A
Freight Cars (Covered Hopper)
N/A
Freight Cars (Covered Hopper)
21.6 k (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars (Flat)
Freight Cars (Flat)
2 k (FY, 2019)
Freight Cars (Flat)
658 (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars (Flat)
N/A
Freight Cars (Flat)
N/A
Freight Cars (Flat)
N/A
Freight Cars (Flat)
3 k (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars (Gondola)
Freight Cars (Gondola)
25.6 k (FY, 2019)
Freight Cars (Gondola)
18.7 k (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars (Gondola)
N/A
Freight Cars (Gondola)
N/A
Freight Cars (Gondola)
N/A
Freight Cars (Gondola)
7.4 k (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars (Open Hopper)
Freight Cars (Open Hopper)
N/A
Freight Cars (Open Hopper)
7 k (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars (Open Hopper)
N/A
Freight Cars (Open Hopper)
N/A
Freight Cars (Open Hopper)
N/A
Freight Cars (Open Hopper)
7 k (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars (Other)
Freight Cars (Other)
1.6 k (FY, 2019)
Freight Cars (Other)
242 (FY, 2020)
Freight Cars (Other)
N/A
Freight Cars (Other)
N/A
Freight Cars (Other)
N/A
Freight Cars (Other)
270 (FY, 2020)
Locomotives
Locomotives
3.9 k (FY, 2019)
Locomotives
3.5 k (FY, 2020)
Locomotives
N/A
Locomotives
243 (FY, 2018)
Locomotives
381 (FY, 2015)
Locomotives
7.6 k (FY, 2020)
Locomotives (Auxiliary Units)
Locomotives (Auxiliary Units)
178 (FY, 2019)
Locomotives (Auxiliary Units)
178 (FY, 2020)
Locomotives (Auxiliary Units)
N/A
Locomotives (Auxiliary Units)
N/A
Locomotives (Auxiliary Units)
N/A
Locomotives (Auxiliary Units)
N/A
Locomotives (Multiple Purpose)
Locomotives (Multiple Purpose)
3.7 k (FY, 2019)
Locomotives (Multiple Purpose)
N/A
Locomotives (Multiple Purpose)
N/A
Locomotives (Multiple Purpose)
N/A
Locomotives (Multiple Purpose)
N/A
Locomotives (Multiple Purpose)
7.3 k (FY, 2020)
Locomotives (Switching)
Locomotives (Switching)
17 (FY, 2019)
Locomotives (Switching)
219 (FY, 2020)
Locomotives (Switching)
N/A
Locomotives (Switching)
N/A
Locomotives (Switching)
N/A
Locomotives (Switching)
174 (FY, 2020)
Passengers
Passengers
N/A
Passengers
N/A
Passengers
N/A
Passengers
1 m (FY, 2018)
Passengers
31.7 b (FY, 2018)
Passengers
N/A
Railway Network, route miles
Railway Network, route miles
N/A
Railway Network, route miles
N/A
Railway Network, route miles
19.5 k (Q2, 2021)
Railway Network, route miles
N/A
Railway Network, route miles
N/A
Railway Network, route miles
32.3 k (FY, 2020)
Revenue per Carload
Revenue per Carload
N/A
Revenue per Carload
$1.9k (Q2, 2021)
Revenue per Carload
$2.4k (Q2, 2021)
Revenue per Carload
N/A
Revenue per Carload
N/A
Revenue per Carload
N/A
Track Miles Operated
Track Miles Operated
N/A
Track Miles Operated
35.5 k (FY, 2020)
Track Miles Operated
N/A
Track Miles Operated
N/A
Track Miles Operated
21 k (Aug, 2019)
Track Miles Operated
N/A
Tunnels Owned
Tunnels Owned
N/A
Tunnels Owned
N/A
Tunnels Owned
N/A
Tunnels Owned
98 (FY, 2018)
Tunnels Owned
18 (FY, 2016)
Tunnels Owned
N/A
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CSX
HQ
Jacksonville, US
Employees
19,300↓ 8% decrease

CSX Corporation is a supplier of rail-based freight transportation.

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Canadian National Railway
HQ
Montréal, CA
Employees
24,376↓ 1% decrease

Canadian National Railway Company (CN, also known as Compagnie des chemins de fer nationaux du Canada) is a transportation and logistics company.

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KiwiRail
HQ
Auckland, NZ
Employees
1,965↑ 1% increase

KiwiRail is a company engaged in railway transportation and tourism operations.

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Amtrak
HQ
Washington, US
Employees
10,159

Amtrak is a provider of intercity passenger rail services.

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