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CSX's Casey Albright Recognized as a Railway Age Most Influential Leader of 2024

May 3, 2024  Congratulations to Casey Albright, the Senior Vice President of Network Operations and Service Design at CSX, for being named one of Railway Age's Most Influential Leaders of 2024. With over 25 years of experience at CSX since joining in 1998, Albright has played a pivotal role in enhancing the company's service performance. Starting his journey at CSX as a dispatcher, Albright has progressively taken on more responsibility, excelling in service planning, locomotive management, and network operations with unwavering positivity and dedication.

Railway Age's recognition of Albright, alongside nine other esteemed leaders, highlights his dedication to service, safety, and sustainability, qualities that resonate deeply within CSX's culture.

Under Albright's leadership, CSX achieved significant milestones in service performance throughout 2023. By year-end, the company’s velocity and dwell times improved by 12% and 17% respectively compared to the previous year. The company also saw a substantial enhancement in its carload trip plan performance from 64% to an impressive 84%, while intermodal trip plan performance climbed to 95% from 90% in 2022. These improvements underscored a notable advancement in CSX's service reliability that was positively acknowledged by customers. 

Albright's career highlights include spearheading the successful implementation of the CSX operating model within the company’s Service Design function and orchestrating a transformative overhaul of its intermodal network, leading to streamlined interchanges and heightened operational fluidity.

Known for his servant leadership approach, Albright prioritizes employee well-being and fosters a culture of mentorship to drive team success. His composed leadership style, coupled with an unyielding commitment to advancing rail operations and elevating service excellence, solidifies his influential presence within the railroad industry.

Click here to learn more about Railway Age's Most Influential Leaders of 2024 recognition.