CSX in Michigan

CSX Operations in Michigan

  • Operates and maintains more than 1,220 miles of track*
  • Maintains more than 910 public and private grade crossings
  • Handled nearly 538,000 carloads of freight on the state’s rail network
  • At the end of 2014, CSX employed more than 500 people
  • Throughout 2014, CSX reported more than $44.8 million in compensation for employees**
  • In 2014, CSX invested nearly $21.4 million in its Michigan 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, passenger vehicles, and iron and steel scrap.

CSX Facilities

  • Major rail yards in Detroit and Grand Rapids (Wyoming)
  • Intermodal terminal in Detroit
  • TRANSFLO terminals in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Wixom, and Melvindale
  • Automotive distribution centers in Flint and New Boston

CSX and the Michigan Community

  • In 2014, CSX contributed nearly $88,000 to organizations in Michigan, including the Southwest Detroit Business Association, Crime Stoppers of Michigan, Boys & Girls Club and Comerica Charitable Trust.


* 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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