Norfolk Southern recovering from Tropical Storm Nate

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NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk Southern rail traffic is getting back to normal in New Orleans, but crews continue to assess track conditions near Mobile, Ala., after Tropical Storm Nate disrupted freight service this past weekend, railroad officials say.

While certain rail operations have resumed, freight embargoes for New Orleans and Mobile remained in place on Oct. 8 due to regional flooding and widespread power outages. The railroad did not indicate when the freight ban would be lifted.

Nearly a half a foot of rain fell across much of southern Alabama and other Gulf Coast regions this past weekend as a result of the tropical weather system.

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