CSX Transportation, Inc

CSX_with_Tag_in_Brackets_COLOR_logo.jpgJohn W. Dillard
Director of State Government Affairs
CSX Transportation, Inc.
1201 Main St., Suite 1980
Columbia SC 29201
Phone 803-748-1280
E-mail: John_Dillard@csx.com

Other Contact: Kellen Riley
Phone: 803-748-1281

CSX Corporation owns one of the nation's leading transportation companies, providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services that connect 70 ocean, river and lake ports, as well as 230 short line and regional railroads. Its principal operating company, CSX Transportation Inc., operates the largest railroad in the eastern United States with a 21,000-mile rail network linking commercial markets in 23 states, the District of Columbia, and two Canadian provinces. CSXT headquarters are in Jacksonville, Fla.

In North Carolina, CSXT operates over approximately 1,100 miles of track. Its operations are concentrated over three major and two additional routes. One north-south CSXT mainline connects the Northeast and Florida via Rocky Mount, Wilson, Fayetteville and Pembroke. An east-west mainline connects Wilmington and Charlotte to Atlanta and New Orleans. A second north-south mainline (previously the Clinchfield Railroad) connects Detroit to Atlanta via Marion, N.C. A CSXT local route runs from Rocky Mount eastward, serving Greenville and Plymouth. Another operates as a local-service route between Norlina and Hamlet by way of Raleigh. CSXT’s major North Carolina facilities are freight-classification yards at Hamlet and Rocky Mount, an intermodal terminal in Charlotte, rail to truck metals distribution facilities in Fayetteville and Clinton, and rail to truck TRANSFLO transload facilities in Charlotte, Raleigh, Apex, Winston-Salem and Leland.

Miles of track in North Carolina: 1,100
Employees in North Carolina: 1,300
Annual NC payroll: $65 million(2004)
Annual NC carloads: 170,000
NC industries served: 400