CSX in Maryland
CSX Operations in Maryland
- Operates and maintains nearly 1,400 miles of track*
- Maintains nearly 480 public and private grade crossings
- Handled nearly 1.3 million carloads of freight on the state’s rail network
- At the end of 2014, CSX employed nearly 1,640 people
- Throughout 2014, CSX reported nearly $123.4 million in compensation for employees**
- In 2014, CSX invested more than $59.4 million in its Maryland network. In addition, the company invested nearly $539 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, coal, light trucks, aggregates, and municipal and construction waste.
CSX Facilities in Maryland
- Major rail yards in Baltimore (Locust Point), Cumberland and Brunswick
- Intermodal terminal at the Port of Baltimore (Seagirt)
- TRANSFLO terminals in Baltimore (Locust Point) and Hagerstown
- Automotive distribution center in Jessup
- Locomotive Shop and Railcar Repair Facility in Cumberland
- Curtis Bay Coal Pier in Baltimore
- Division headquarters in Baltimore
- The National Gateway is an approximately $850 million, multi-state, public-private infrastructure project to improve the flow of freight between the Mid-Atlantic and the Midwest by clearing key freight corridors for double-stack rail service. The National Gateway has received considerable state and federal funding and CSX is investing approximately $575 million in the project.
- The first phase of the National Gateway, which clears the way for double-stack intermodal service between CSX’s existing terminal in Chambersburg, Pa., and its state-of-the-art hub facility in Northwest Ohio, was completed on time and on budget in September 2013. The project is currently in its second phase, which will double-stack clear the CSX corridor between Chambersburg and mid-Atlantic ports.
- In March 2015, CSX was recognized by Preservation Montgomery, Inc., for its commitment to maintaining the historic aesthetic of the Humpback Bridge in Washington Grove, Md., while raising it as part of the National Gateway project.
CSX and the Maryland Community
- In partnership with state and local economic development agencies, Maryland businesses invested more than $26 million in new or expanded rail-served facilities on CSX or its connecting regional and short lines in 2014.
- CSX sponsored a City Year service day in Baltimore. Through its partnership with City Year, CSX brings its emphasis on safety and excellence to directly impact communities across the country.
- In 2014, CSX contributed nearly $526,000 to organizations in Maryland, including the Anacostia Watershed Society, United Way, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Maryland Food Bank and the Star-Spangled 200.
* Miles of track includes single main track, other main track, yard tracks and sidings as of December 31, 2014.
** This figure includes current and former employees.
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