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Performance Measures Definitions

Train Velocity: The speed of a train from origination to destination, including the amount of time a train dwells in a yard for a crew change, pick-up or set-off of traffic (also known as “intermediate dwell”).

Terminal Dwell: Dwell for a single car is the total time, in hours, that a car spent in a given terminal. Aggregated dwell is calculated by dividing the total number of hours cars spent in terminals by the total count of cars dwell events (excludes bad-order cars, maintenance of way cars and stored cars).

Cars Online: Cars online counts the number of active freight rail cars on lines operated by CSX, as determined by Railinc, excluding rail cars that are being repaired, in storage, those that have been sold, or private cars dwelling at a customer location more than one day. Cars online is a weekly average of the total number of active cars reported on CSX lines each day from Saturday to Friday.


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