Norfolk Southern Exhibit Car Visiting 18 Communities

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Norfolk Southern  Exhibit Car Visiting 18 Communities
May 19, 2005 2:29:00 PM ET  
NORFOLK,  Va., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Norfolk Southern _NSC_ 
Exhibit Car will tour the company's rail network from New  York to Georgia in 2005, 
making stops in 18 communities where it will be open to  the public.  
The car's  10-state May-December itinerary  will include a special five-city 
whistle-stop train operated by Norfolk Southern  to promote safe 
transportation of hazardous materials.  
The Exhibit  Car is a rebuilt passenger rail car with interactive displays 
highlighting  Norfolk Southern's transportation  network. Among the displays, 
guests can take the engineer's seat of a locomotive  simulator and operate 
throttle, brake and horn. Some 1.5 million people in more  than 360 communities 
have viewed the traveling showcase since 1971.  
Here  is the 2005 Exhibit Car tour  schedule.  
* May 21,  22 - Altoona, Pa., Railroaders Memorial Museum  
* May 28 -  Shenandoah, Va., Memorial Day Festival and Parade  
* June 3, 4  - Williamson, W.Va., Railfest  
* June 11,  12 - Orrville, Ohio, Depot Days  
* June  25, 26 - Roanoke, Va., N&W  Passenger Station 100th Anniversary  
* July 1-18  - Scranton, Pa., Steamtown National Historic Site 10th 
* July  29-31 - Rural Retreat, Va., Heritage Celebration  
* Aug. 5-7  - Pulaski, Va., Transportation Day  
* Aug.  19-21 - Raleigh, N.C., North  Carolina Railroad Co. "Freight is 
Great" event  
* Sept.  10-16 - TRANSCAER Whistle-Stop Tour: Buffalo, N.Y.; Binghamton, 
N.Y.; Newark,  N.J.; Allentown, Pa.; Hagerstown, Md.  
* Oct. 1, 2  - Andersonville, Ga., Historic Fair  
* Nov.  5 - Meridian, Miss., Railfest  
* Nov. 9-20  - Duluth, Ga., Southeastern Railway Museum  
* Dec. 2-4  - Strasburg, Pa., Thomas the Tank Engine at Strasburg Railroad  
Norfolk  Southern Corporation is one of the nation's premier transportation 
companies.  Its Norfolk Southern Railway  subsidiary operates approximately 
21,300 route miles in 22 states, the District  of Columbia and Ontario, Canada, 
serving every major container port in the  eastern United States and providing 
superior connections to western rail  carriers. NS operates the most extensive 
intermodal network in the  East and is North America's largest rail carrier 
of automotive parts and  finished vehicles.  
© 2005  PRNewswire  

Forwarded by Dave  Phelps
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