Who's Who list by name, surname beginning with N

  • Nakamura, Korekimi (1867-1927) - Chairman of the South Manchurian Railway 1908-1913, later became Railway Minister for Japan.
  • Nakamura, Yojiro - President of South Manchurian Railway 1914-1917.
  • Nash, John Francis (1908-2004) - Vice president of operations for New York Central Railroad 1953-1956; president of Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad 1953-1956; president of Lehigh Valley Railroad 1965-1970.
  • Nast, William F. (1840-1893) - President of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway in September 1868 [preceded by Samuel C. Pomeroy; succeeded by Henry C. Lord].
  • Nealley, E. B. - President of Bangor & Piscataquis Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 11)
  • Neel, C. M. - President of Pine Bluff, Monroe & New Orleans Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 157)
  • Negrelli, Alois (1799-1858) - Builder of the first railroad in Switzerland, which connected Zurich and Baden.  Inspector for Austrian railways 1840-1857.  Oversaw construction of railways and other public works in the Lombardy-Venetia region.
  • Neilson, Walter Montgomerie (1819-1889) - Took over the family's manufacturing business which became the locomotive manufacturer Neilson & Co.; retired in the 1870s just before the company name change to Neilson, Reid & Co., which was one of the constituents of the North British Locomotive Company merger.
  • Nelson, Charles - President of Arcata & Mad River Railroad. (Pocket List 1907, p 191)
  • Nettleford, Edward - Director for London & North Western Railway.
  • Nettleton, George H. - President of Kansas City, Springfield & Memphis Railroad; president of Kansas City, Clinton & Springfield Railroad; president of Current River Railroad; president and general manager of Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham Railroad. (Official List 1888, pp 103 and 105)
  • Newell, A. B. - President of Toledo Terminal Railroad. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Newell, John - President of Illinois Central Railroad 1871-1874 [preceded by John M. Douglas; succeeded by Wilson G. Hunt]; president of Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad; president of Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad. (Official List 1888, pp 111 and 157-9)
  • Newhouse, S. - President of Denver & Inter-Mountain Railway. (Pocket List 1907, p 305)
  • Newman, Howard A. - Chairman of the Board for Western Pacific Railroad. (Railway Age, July 13, 1970, p 60)
  • Newman, W. H. - President of New York Central Railroad. President of Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad. President of Boston & Albany Railroad. President of Chicago, Indiana & Southern Railroad. President of Cincinnati Northern Railroad. (New York Times, June 22, 1901; Pocket List 1907, pp 221, 269 and 285)
  • Newton, D. H. - President of Hoosac Tunnel & Wilmington Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 95)
  • Nichols, G. W. - President of Bath & Hammondsport Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 13)
  • Nicholson, Frank G. - President of Eastern Illinois & Peoria Railroad. (Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1306)
  • Nickerson, Thomas (1810-1892) - President of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway 1874-1880 [preceded by Henry Strong; succeeded by T. Jefferson Coolidge]; president of California Southern Railroad 1880-1885 [preceded by Bejamin Kimball; succeeded by George B. Wilbur]; first president of Mexican Central Railway 1880-1884 [succeeded by Levi C. Wade].
  • Nixon, W. C. - President of St. Louis-San Francisco Railway. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Noble, Horace A. - President of Buffalo Creek Transfer Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 21)
  • Noble, John W. - President of Alabama Car Works. (Poor's 1887, p 38)
  • Nomura, Ryutaro - President of South Manchurian Railway __-1914.
  • Noon, Thomas F. - President of Peru, Lasalle & Deer Park Railroad. (Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1233)
  • Noonan, William T. - President of Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railroad. (NY Times, May 22, 1918; Poor's 1917, p 10)
  • Norris, C. D. - Superintendent of Columbus, Hocking Valley & Toledo Railway's Ohio River Division. (Poor's 1887, p 49)
  • Earnest E. Norris in 1938 Earnest E. Norris in 1938
  • Norris, Earnest E. - President of Southern Railway (U.S.) 1937-1951 [preceded by Fairfax Harrison; succeeded by Harry A. deButts].
  • Norris, William (1802-1867) - Founder of Norris Locomotive Works, namesake of the 4-2-0 Norris type steam locomotive wheel arrangement.
  • Northrup, Jay H. - Receiver and general manager of Chattaroi Railway. (Poor's 1887, p 31)
  • Norton, Eckstein - President of Louisville & Nashville Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 113)
  • Norton, M. G. - President of Winona Bridge Railway. (Wisconsin Railroad Commission 1897, p 39)
  • Nottingham, Charles D. "Chip" - Chairman of the United States Surface Transportation Board 2006-present.
  • Nutt, Henry C. - President of Atlantic & Pacific Railway. (Poor's 1887, p 9Official List 1888, p 7)
  • Nuttall, William - President of Illinois Midland Railway. (Illinois PUC 1915, p 1310)

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