CSX in New York

CSX Operations in New York

  • Operates and maintains nearly 2,800 miles of track*
  • Maintains more than 1,050 public and private grade crossings
  • Handled more than 1 million carloads of freight on the state’s rail network
  • At the end of 2014, CSX employed nearly 2,400 people
  • Throughout 2014, CSX reported more than $203 million in compensation for employees**
  • In 2014, CSX invested nearly $149 million in its New York 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, petroleum products, light trucks, coal, and bleach and paper chemicals.

CSX Facilities in New York

  • Major rail yards in Selkirk, Syracuse, and Bronx (Oak Point)
  • Intermodal terminals in Buffalo, East Syracuse, and Staten Island (Port Ivory on-dock terminal)
  • TRANSFLO terminals in Albany, Bronx (Hunts Point), Buffalo, and Syracuse
  • Automotive distribution center in Selkirk
  • Division headquarters in Albany

Investment Projects
“Oak” and “Market” Improvements (Bronx)

  • This project will upgrade the crossovers, rebuild track and increase clearances at the east and west ends of CSX’s busy Oak Point Yard in the Bronx, improving the yard’s ability to receive and process trains. The project is fully funded by Port Authority of NY/NJ, with funds administered through the New York State DOT.

CSX and the New York Community

  • In partnership with state and local economic development agencies, New York businesses invested more than $22.6 million in new or expanded rail-served facilities on CSX or its connecting regional and short lines in 2014. These investments will generate 15 new jobs at those businesses.
  • CSX sponsored a Trees for Tracks service day in Buffalo. Through its Trees for Tracks program, CSX has delivered on its promise to plant 21,000 trees, one for each mile of track in its 23-state service network.
  • In 2014, CSX contributed nearly $863,000 to organizations in New York, including Friends of the High Line, March of Dimes and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
  • In 2014, CSX’s Safety Train: Energy Preparedness Program delivered specialized hands-on training about rail car operations and incident response to more than 570 first responders in New York, making stops in Kingston, Albany, New York City, Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo.


* 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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