CSX in New Jersey
CSX Operations in New Jersey
- Operates and maintains nearly 1,000 miles of track*
- Maintains nearly 70 public and private grade crossings
- Handled nearly 892,000 carloads of freight on the state’s rail network
- At the end of 2014, CSX employed more than 200 people
- Throughout 2014, CSX reported nearly $19 million in compensation for employees**
- In 2014, CSX invested more than $5.6 million in its New Jersey 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, ethanol, light trucks, petroleum products, and municipal and construction waste.
CSX Facilities in New Jersey
- Major rail yards in Newark (Oak Island), Camden (Pavonia), South Kearny, North Bergen, and Manville
- Intermodal terminals in North Bergen, Little Ferry, South Kearny, Elizabeth (Millennium Marine Rail on-dock terminal), and Newark (PNCT on-dock terminal)
- TRANSFLO terminal in Elizabeth
- Automotive distribution centers in Ridgefield and Newark (Doremus 1 & 2)
Port Reading Junction (Manville)
- This work will enable simultaneous train movements through a busy junction served by CSX, NS and Conrail that can currently accommodate only one train at a time. The project involves work on each of the railroads. Conrail’s and CSX’s elements are complete. This project was funded with SAFTEA-LU Liberty Corridor earmark money as well as Conrail, CSX and NS funds.
SEPTA-CSX Separation, West Trenton, NJ
- This project will separate SEPTA’s West Trenton passenger service from CSX’s freight train service between West Trenton, NJ, and Woodbourne Station in Middletown Township, PA. The project will be funded by CSX, SEPTA, and federal TIGER grant funding.
CSX and the New Jersey Community
- In 2014, CSX contributed more than $59,000 to organizations in New Jersey, including Renaissance Newark Foundation Inc. and New Jersey Operation Lifesaver.
- In 2014, CSX’s Safety Train: Energy Preparedness Program delivered specialized hands-on training about rail car operations and incident response to more than 200 first responders in New Jersey, making two stops in South Kearny.
* 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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