SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549 FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Act of 1934 Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 23, 2003 NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORPORATION (exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) Virginia 1-8339 52-1188014 (State or other jurisdiction (Commission (IRS Employer of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.) Three Commercial Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510-9241 (Address of principal executive offices) Registrant's telephone number, including area code (757) 629-2680 No Change (Former name or former address, if changed since last report.) Item 9. Regulation FD Disclosure, and Results of Operations and Item 12. Financial Condition. On July 23, 2003, the Registrant issued a Press Release, attached hereto as an Exhibit 99, announcing second quarter results. SIGNATURES Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized. NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORPORATION (Registrant) /s/ Dezora M. Martin Name: Dezora M. Martin Title: Corporate Secretary Date: July 23, 2003 EXHIBIT INDEX Exhibit Number System Description 99 On July 23, 2003, the Registrant issued a Press Release, attached hereto as an Exhibit 99, announcing second quarter results.