CSX is committed to helping protect the environment. Use this calculator to see the amount of CO2 saved when goods are moved on our rails. You can select from everyday items, choose the distance they’ll travel, and select the freight volume. Change any of the variables to get a different outcome.
Step 1: Goods
CSX trains carry goods from our everyday lives. Pick an Item:
Step 2: Distance
Select your origin and destination. Select any two cities on this map to calculate your shipment's total travel distance.
0 rail miles
Your start point and end point are the same.
Step 3: Freight Volume
Select the total tons of your commodity.
Based on your type of goods and the tonnage, it would take 0 railcars, releasing approximately 0 tons of CO2 emissions, to transport this shipment. It would have taken 0 trucks emitting approximately 0 tons of CO2 to move the same cargo load.
CO2 emissions from the electricity use of 0 homes for 1 year.
0 acres of pine forests absorbing carbon 1 year.
Removing the greenhouse gas emissions of 0 passenger vehicles for 1 year.