|By Marketwire .||
|July 25, 2012 06:15 AM EDT||
SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 07/25/12 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Leading North American railroad company Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) (Norfolk, Virginia) saw mostly positive results in the second quarter of 2012, despite an expected decline in coal-related revenues. Executives cited strong operational efficiency as a driving factor in the gains. Net income for the quarter was reported to be $934 million, a 5.9% increase from second-quarter 2011. Industrial Info is tracking about $700 million in active projects involving Norfolk Southern, including the $105 million construction of an intermodal terminal in Rossville, Tennessee, and the $95 million construction of another in Greencastle, Pennsylvania.
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