CSX in Pennsylvania

CSX Operations in Pennsylvania

  • Operates and maintains nearly 2,000 miles of track*
  • Maintains more than 960 public and private grade crossings
  • Handled more than 1.9 million carloads of freight on the state’s rail network
  • At the end of 2013, CSX employed more than 980 people
  • Throughout 2013, CSX reported nearly $75.6 million in compensation for employees**
  • In 2013, CSX invested more than $81 million in its Pennsylvania 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, petroleum products, light trucks and aggregates.

CSX Facilities in Pennsylvania

  • Major rail yards in Philadelphia (Greenwich) and Pittsburgh (Demler)
  • Intermodal terminals in Chambersburg and Philadelphia
  • TRANSFLO terminals in Butler, Chester, Philadelphia (two) and Pittsburgh
  • Automotive distribution center in Aston (Twin Oaks)

CSX and the Pennsylvania Community

  • In partnership with state and local economic development agencies, businesses invested more than $37.2 million in new or expanded rail-served facilities on CSX or its connecting regional and short lines in 2013. These investments will generate nearly 250 new jobs at those businesses.
  • In 2013, CSX contributed more than $450,000 to organizations in Pennsylvania, including the Bridge Educational Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International and Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania.

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.

 

Trenton Subdivision Clearances (Philadelphia)

  • By eliminating 16 clearance impediments, this project will deliver more direct access to Philadelphia for CSX intermodal trains. Construction has begun and is expected to be completed in 2014. The project includes funding from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, two federal sources and CSX.


* 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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