Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
George Mark R

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
EVP Finance and CFO
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
georgepoa.txt The reporting person was appointed Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Norfolk Southern Corporation effective November 1, 2019.
No securities are beneficially owned.
Kinsha O. Swain via P.O.A. for Mark R. George 11/05/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5 (b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
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	For Executing SEC Forms 3, 4, 5, and 144
	(and/or other similar reports)

Know all men by these presents, that I, the undersigned, hereby constitute and*
appoint each of Denise W. Hutson, the Corporate Secretary and Kinsha O. Swain*
the Assistant Corporate Secretary,signing singly, my true and lawful*
attorney-in-fact to:
(1) execute for and on my behalf SEC Forms 3, 4, 5, and 144 (including both*
amendments thereto and any and all other similar reports, however hereafter*
known, designated or identified) ("Report") in accordance with (a) Section 16*
(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder and (b) *
Rule 144, concerning securities of Norfolk Southern Corporation;

(2) do and perform any and all acts for and on my behalf which may be necessary*
or desirable to complete any such Report(s) and to effect the timely filing of*
such Report(s) with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and *
with any authority, agency, exchange or other body as may be required, or *
thought advisable, by my attorney-in-fact; and 

(3) take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the *
foregoing which, in the opinion of my attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to,*
in the best interest of, or legally required of, me, it being
 understood that*
the documents executed by my attorney-in-fact on my behalf pursuant to this*
Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and*
conditions as my attorney-in-fact, in her or his sole discretion, may approve. 

I hereby [1] grant to each and every of my attorneys-in-fact full power and *
authority to do and to perform all and every act and thing whatsoever *
requisite, necessary and proper to be done in the exercise of any of the *
rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as I *
or any such attorney-in-fact might or could do if personally present, with *
full power of substitution or revocation, and [2] ratify and confirm all that*
 any of my attorneys-in-fact, or her or his substitute(s), lawfully shall do *
or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and *
powers herein granted.  I acknowledge that each and every of the foregoing *
attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at my request, are not assuming*
 any of my responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities *
Exchange Act of 1934 or with Rule 144.

Unless earlier revoked by me in a signed writing delivered to an attorney-in-*
fact, as to each such attorney-in-fact, this Power of Attorney shall remain in*
 full force and effect (and shall survive, if necessary, my incapacity and/or*
 death) until I no longer am required to file Report(s) with the Securities *
and Exchange Commission with respect to my reportable beneficial ownership, *
and any other holdings, of and transactions in securities of Norfolk Southern*
Corporation or pursuant to Rule 144.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have executed this Power of Attorney as of this 4th*
day of November 2019.

Mark R. George
Printed/Typed Name