CSX in Kentucky
CSX Operations in Kentucky
- Operates and maintains more than 2,900 miles of track*
- Maintains more than 5,730 public and private grade crossings
- Handled more than 1.7 million carloads of freight during 2012
- At the end of 2012, CSX employed nearly 2,400 people
- Throughout 2012, CSX reported nearly $200 million in compensation for employees**
- In 2012, CSX invested more than $98 million in its Kentucky network. In addition, the company invested more than $864 million in freight cars and other rolling assets to serve customers through its rail system.
- CSX carries a variety of commodities important to our economy and way of life, including consumer products, automobiles, food and agriculture products, coal and chemicals. Products shipped in Kentucky include containerized consumer goods, coal, passenger vehicles, semi-finished steel and auto parts.
CSX Facilities in Kentucky
- Major rail yards in Louisville (Osborn) and Russell
- Intermodal terminal in Louisville
- TRANSFLO terminals in Louisville and Martin
- Automotive distribution centers in Louisville (KTP, LAP, Strawberry Yard)
- Division headquarters in Fort Wright
CSX and the Community
- CSX sponsored a City Year service day in Louisville. Through its partnership with City Year, CSX brings its emphasis on safety and excellence to directly impact communities across the country.
- CSX has designated Kentucky Transpark – Lot 6, in Bowling Green as a “Select Site,” a rail-served, ready-to-build location for industrial development and expansion. The “Select Site” program is part of CSX’s network-wide economic development initiative.
- In 2012, CSX contributed $425,000 to national organizations and those in Kentucky, including National Safe Place and the Cabbage Patch Settlement House.
* Miles of track includes single main track, other main track, yard tracks and sidings as of December 31, 2012.
** This figure includes current and former employees.
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