Norfolk Southern (NSC) beats estimates for Q4 led by strong revenue gains across commodity groups.
Coal was the only commodity to lag behind last year's revenue total.
A strong auto industry in the U.S. helped Norfolk Southern boost general merchandise revenue by 12% during the period.
The company says it plans to increase its investment total in 2014 by 12% to $2.2B.
NSC +1.0% premarket