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In addition to our standard rail service, CSX has several product offerings specifically for the food industry. Contact one of our food market managers to discuss which service will work best with your supply chain.

Coast to Coast in 5 Days

Growers, shippers and manufacturers: get your fresh fruit and vegetables, frozen foods, wine, juices and other temperature-sensitive commodities to East Coast markets in record time on a dedicated train. Using the Railex service, we offer 5-day coast-to-coast temperature-controlled transportation. Learn more

Fast Track

The direct service from California and Eastern Idaho to the Northeast provides the reliable and consistent service you expect. Fast Track combines manifest service at origin and destination with unit train speed in the middle providing the best of both rail services for your food products. Learn more (PDF)

Food Express

Food Express combines high-speed rail service with trucking and warehousing to deliver you a seamless, door-to-door solution to move your food and beverage products. Learn more

Sunshine Special

The Sunshine Special is a door-to-door rail and truck solution that offers high-speed service from the Northeast, Midwest and California to Florida. It's designed to get your food product to the Florida market cheaply, consistently and efficiently. Learn more

Food Warehouse Connection

If you're not rail served but want to take advantage of the cost effectiveness of rail, then our Food Warehouse Connection program is designed for you. It's a network of over 300 CSX-served, food grade warehouses located near every major market in the eastern United States. Learn more

Wine Connection

UP and CSX's jointline Wine Connection program is designed to move wine to the major consumption areas in the east.  The Wine Connection provides wineries with the latest in transportation and the economic efficiencies of rail, even if customers are not rail served. Learn more

Humanitarian Connection

CSX's Humanitarian Connection program is designed to move beans, rice and other commodities to ports for export under the USDA Food Distribution program. This service is the most efficient way to ship your goods to the ports for export. Learn more