Shares of major railroad companies were moving higher with the overall market Friday afternoon.

Norfolk Southern ( NSC), which is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings Tuesday, was up 2.6% to $38.19.

Kansas City Southern ( KSU) shares were up 4.4% to $17.27.

Canadian Pacific ( CP) shares were trading at $34.66, up 6.6%.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe ( BNI), which will report quarterly earnings Thursday, was higher by 3.1% to $68.65.

Union Pacific ( UNP), which also reports earnings Thursday, was up 3.6% to $48.87.

CSX ( CSX) shares were up 2.5% to $31.72.

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