Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) announced the completion of a $20.5 million railway improvements along the Monongahela Valley line. Yearly scheduled maintenance ensures that Southwest Pennsylvania coal customers receive consistent and reliable service.
As quoted in the press release:
The “Mon” Line extends 85 miles south from Pittsburgh to serve five coal mines in Washington and Greene counties. In 2011, nearly 37 million tons of coal were shipped over the line — most of it delivered to utility customers. Approximately 30 trains daily use the line.