CSX in North Carolina

CSX Operations in North Carolina

  • Operates and maintains nearly 1,800 miles of track*
  • Maintains more than 3,300 public and private grade crossings
  • Handled more than 872,000 carloads of freight on the state’s rail network
  • At the end of 2013, CSX employed more than 1,100 people
  • Throughout 2013, CSX reported nearly $88 million in compensation for employees**
  • In 2013, CSX invested more than $86.3 million in its North Carolina 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, aggregates and feed grain and ingredients.

CSX Facilities in North Carolina

  • Major rail yards in Hamlet and Rocky Mount
  • Intermodal terminal in Charlotte
  • TRANSFLO terminals in Charlotte (two), Raleigh, Wilmington, and Winston-Salem

CSX and the North Carolina Community

  • In partnership with state and local economic development agencies in North Carolina, businesses invested more than $1.85 million in new or expanded rail-served facilities on CSX or its connecting regional and short lines in 2013. These investments will generate more than 30 new jobs at those businesses.
  • CSX sponsored a City Year service day in Hamlet. Through its partnership with City Year, CSX brings its emphasis on safety and excellence to directly impact communities across the country.
  • CSX has designated Kingsboro Industrial Sites in Rocky Mount and the Mid-Atlantic Industrial Rail Park in Leland as “Select Sites,” rail-served, ready-to-build locations for industrial development and expansion. The “Select Site” program is part of CSX’s network-wide economic development initiative.
  • In 2013, CSX contributed $140,000 to organizations in North Carolina, including the Second Harvest Food Bank and Easter Seals UCP.

National Gateway

  • 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.

 


* 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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