CSX Transportation

CSX Transportation is a U.S. Class I railroad serving major markets in the eastern United States with a rail network of 21,000 route miles in 23 states, the District of Columbia, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.The company has more than 31,000 employees and provides rail-based transportation services including traditional rail service and the transport of intermodal containers and trailers. The company reported 2013 revenue of $12 billion, up 2.2 percent year-over-year. The railroad also reported a net income of $1.86 billion, consistent with the previous year’s net income which was also $1.86 billion.

The Jacksonville, Florida-based railroad was formed in 1986 through the merger of the Chessie System (parent of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, and the Western Maryland Railway) and the Seaboard System Railroad Inc. (parent of Louisville & Nashville, Seaboard Coast Line, and Clinchfield).

Despite the disruptive winter delays, CSX broke quarterly records for domestic intermodal volume growth and total intermodal traffic gains in the first quarter of 2014. Total intermodal volume in the first quarter rose 5 percent year-over-year to 647,000 units, thanks to a 7 percent jump in domestic traffic and a 3 percent rise in international volume.

CSX Transportation recorded revenue of $3.24 billion in the second quarter of 2014, up 7 percent from year-earlier revenue of $3.04 billion. 2014 half-year was $6.26 billion, up 4 percent from the previous year. The company achieved a net income of $927 million at half-year, a 5.7 percent decrease year-over-year. 

09 Jun 2017
As e-commerce reshapes fulfillment and transportation, the effects are evident among logistics companies that make the Fortune 500 list of largest US companies.
04 May 2017
Currently, westbound trains can only be single-stacked because of the height limitations of the 121-year-old, 1.7-mile long Howard Street Tunnel.
28 Apr 2017
“He isn’t focused on intermodal.”
15 Mar 2017
Although ports may reopen Wednesday, in parts of the US Northeast, over-the-road freight transport remains frozen.
24 Feb 2017
CSX Transportation is geographically, financially, operationally, and managerially unlike the two Canadian railroads Harrison has helmed in the past.
23 Feb 2017
As railroads are moving intermodal operations closer to their end markets, those end markets are fighting back projects they say test the limits of local infrastructure.
26 Jan 2017
Norfolk Southern Railway and CSX Transportation said they gained international intermodal volume in the fourth quarter.
19 Jan 2017
E. Hunter Harrison is leaving Canadian Pacific Railway early possibly to try to take the reins of CSX Transportation
18 Jan 2017
CSX Transportation says it’s holding firm on pricing increases.
18 Nov 2016
A new intermodal container transfer facility at the port of Jacksonville is positioning the Florida gateway to move more cargo to the US Midwest.
01 Nov 2016
Officials at the Port of New York and New Jersey hope a record monthly volume of rail cargo is just the start of the payoff from years of intermodal investment that seeks to give the port a competitive edge as ever-larger ships arrive on the East Coast.
26 Oct 2016
CSX Transportation and Ports America agreed to the hand-over in January.