CSX in Alabama

CSX Operations in Alabama

  • Operates and maintains nearly 1,500 miles of track*
  • Maintains nearly 3,100 public and private grade crossings
  • Handled nearly 1.5 million carloads of freight during 2012
  • At the end of 2012, CSX employed more than 1,400 people
  • Throughout 2012, CSX reported nearly $111.7 million in compensation for employees**
  • In 2012, CSX invested more than $69.5 million in its Alabama network. In addition, the company invested more than $864 million in freight cars and other rolling assets to serve customers through its rail system.
  • CSX carries a variety of commodities important to our economy and way of life, including consumer products, automobiles, food and agriculture products, coal and chemicals. Products shipped in Alabama include containerized consumer goods, coal, aggregates, passenger vehicles and packaging paper.

CSX Facilities in Alabama

  • Major rail yards in Birmingham (Boyles), Mobile and Montgomery
  • Intermodal terminal in Mobile
  • Central Alabama Intermodal Container Transfer Facility in Bessemer
  • TRANSFLO terminals in Birmingham and Montgomery
  • Automotive distribution center in Birmingham

CSX and the Alabama Community

  • In partnership with state and local economic development agencies, businesses invested more than $1.6 million in new or expanded railserved facilities on CSX or its connecting regional and short lines in 2012.
  • CSX has designated the Macon County I-85 Site in Tuskegee and Notasulga as a “Select Site,” a rail-served, ready-to-build location for industrial development and expansion. The “Select Site” program is part of CSX’s network-wide economic development initiative.
  • CSX sponsored a City Year service day in Mobile. Through its partnership with City Year, CSX brings its emphasis on safety and excellence to directly impact communities across the country.
  • In 2012, CSX contributed $158,000 to national organizations and those in Alabama, including Alabama Operation Lifesaver, Norwood Resource Center and Better Basics Inc. Additionally, CSX committed $100,000 to support Habitat for Humanity and its efforts in Alabama.


* Miles of track includes single main track, other main track, yard tracks and sidings as of December 31, 2012.
** This figure includes current and former employees.

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