North Shore Railroad Receives Another Award

May 19, 2016 · Uncategorized


The Nittany & Bald Eagle Railroad (NBER), a North Shore Railroad Company Affiliate, was awarded the 2016 Industrial Development Award and a Business Initiative Award, by Norfolk Southern Corporation on May 16, 2016.

Todd Hunter, Director of Marketing, and the Marketing Department he leads, work diligently, year-round to construct creative new options for new and existing customers. When it looks like there are no other options, Marketing’s “out of the box” thinking helps customers save money by finding solutions that allow them to ship via rail. Those successful efforts are the reason NBER received the Industrial Development Award.

Because of efforts made by marketing and the continued dedication to customer service provided by NBER train crews, NBER saw yet a second award, the “Platinum 2502Business Initiative Award.” Norfolk Southern awards short line railroads 2502 Business Initiative Awards for substantial volume of new railcar loads. NBER was honored with a Platinum Award, for over 1,000 carloads – meaning NBER saw over 1,000 carloads of new traffic to or from Central Pennsylvania.

In the past five years, NBER has received six awards from the Norfolk Southern Corporation, adding to the North Shore Railroad Company & Affiliates’ 15 various Norfolk Southern Short Line Awards.