NS Chooses Environmentally Friendly Cranes

Norfolk Southern has chosen Konecranes to provide five hybrid rubber tired gantry cranes for the intermodal operations in Chicago.

The cranes are equipped with a battery pack and Tier 4 final genset for eco-efficient operation, Konecranes said in a press release.

The “powered-by-ecolifting approach” of the hybrid RTGs will help support NS’s commitment to sustainable business practices, said Alan Garcia, sales manager of Americas, Konecranes Port Solutions.

The contract’s financial value was not disclosed.

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