CSX in Georgia
Georgia is an important part of CSX’s operation, and we’re proud of the good we bring the state. Our Georgia network has created thousands of jobs both directly and indirectly, and we’ve donated our time, money and resources to a variety of organizations. But, most of all, we’re happy to carry goods into and out of Georgia, bolstering its economy and way of life.
CSX Operations in Georgia
- Operates and maintains nearly 2,700 miles of track*
- Maintains more than 3,300 public and private grade crossings
- Handled more than 1.8 million carloads of freight on the state’s rail network
- At the end of 2013, CSX employed more than 3,100 people
- Throughout 2013, CSX reported more than $239.2 million in compensation for employees**
- In 2013, CSX invested more than $141.3 million in its Georgia network. In addition, the company invested more than $578 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. Major commodities produced or consumed within the state include containerized consumer goods, aggregates, coal, feed grain and packaging paper.
CSX Facilities in Georgia
- Major rail yards in Waycross (Rice), Atlanta (Tilford) and East Savannah
- Intermodal terminals in Atlanta, Fairburn and Savannah
- TRANSFLO terminals in Atlanta, Augusta, Dalton and Savannah
- Automotive distribution center in Lawrenceville
- Railroad Education and Development Institute in Atlanta
- Division headquarters in Atlanta
CSX and the Georgia Community
- In partnership with state and local economic development agencies in Georgia, businesses invested more than $348.6 million in new or expanded rail-served facilities on CSX or its connecting regional and short lines in 2013. These investments will generate more than 560 new jobs at those businesses.
- CSX has designated Belfast Commerce Centre in Richmond Hill and Callaway South Industrial Park in LaGrange as “Select Sites,” which are rail-served, ready-to-build locations 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 Atlanta. Through its partnership with City Year, CSX brings its emphasis on safety and excellence to directly impact communities across the country.
- In 2013, CSX contributed more than $400,000 to organizations in Georgia, including Hands On Atlanta, Go Build Georgia Educational Foundation, Eagle Ranch Foundation and Georgia Operation Lifesaver.
* Miles of track includes single main track, other main track, yard tracks and sidings as of December 31, 2013.
** This figure includes current and former employees.
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