CSX in Michigan

CSX Operations in Michigan

  • Operates and maintains more than 1,200 miles of track*
  • Maintains nearly 2,000 public and private grade crossings
  • Handled more than 545,000 carloads of freight on the state’s rail network
  • At the end of 2013, CSX employed approximately 500 people
  • Throughout 2013, CSX reported more than $42.7 million in compensation for employees**
  • In 2013, CSX invested more than $20.5 million in its Michigan 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, coal, light trucks, feed grain and passenger vehicles.

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 2013, CSX contributed more than $230,000 to organizations in Michigan, including the Southwest Detroit Business Association, Forgotten Harvest, 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, 2013.
** This figure includes current and former employees.

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