CSX in Maryland

CSX Operations in Maryland

  • Operates and maintains nearly 1,400 miles of track*
  • Maintains more than 760 public and private grade crossings
  • Handled more than 1.1 million carloads of freight on the state’s rail network
  • At the end of 2013, CSX employed nearly 1,600 people
  • Throughout 2013, CSX reported nearly $116.9 million in compensation for employees**
  • In 2013, CSX invested more than $69.5 million in its Maryland network. In addition, the company invested more than $578 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. Major commodities produced or consumed within the state include containerized consumer goods, coal, light trucks, aggregates and municipal and construction waste.

CSX Facilities in Maryland

  • Major rail yards in Baltimore (Locust Point), Cumberland and Brunswick
  • Intermodal terminal at the Port of Baltimore (Seagirt)
  • TRANSFLO terminals in Baltimore (Locust Point) and Hagerstown
  • Automotive distribution center in Jessup
  • Locomotive Shop and Railcar Repair Facility in Cumberland
  • Curtis Bay Coal Pier in Baltimore
  • Division headquarters in Baltimore

CSX and the Maryland Community

  • In partnership with state and local economic development agencies, businesses invested approximately $210,000 in new or expanded railserved facilities on CSX or its connecting regional and short lines in 2013. These investments will generate more new jobs at those businesses.
  • CSX sponsored City Year service days in Baltimore, Curtis Bay and Bladensburg. Through its partnership with City Year, CSX brings its emphasis on safety and excellence to directly impact communities across the country.
  • In 2013, CSX contributed more than $1.1 million to organizations in Maryland, including the Alliance for Community Trees, Anacostia Watershed Society, United Way, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Maryland Food Bank and Maryland Operation Lifesaver.

National Gateway

  • The National Gateway is an approximately $850 million, multi-state, public-private infrastructure project to improve the flow of freight between the Mid-Atlantic and the Midwest by clearing key freight corridors for double-stack rail service. The National Gateway has received considerable state and federal funding and CSX is investing approximately $575 million in the project.
  • The first phase of the National Gateway, which clears the way for double-stack intermodal service between CSX’s existing terminal in Chambersburg, Pa. and its state-of-the-art hub facility in Northwest Ohio, was completed on time and on budget in September 2013. The project is currently in its second phase, which will double-stack clear the CSX corridor between Chambersburg and mid-Atlantic ports.


* Miles of track includes single main track, other main track, yard tracks and sidings as of December 31, 2013.
** This figure includes current and former employees.

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