About Us

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, CSX is one of the nation’s leading transportation companies, providing traditional rail service as well as the transport of intermodal containers and trailers across 23 states east of the Mississippi, the District of Columbia and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

Our 21,000-mile network serves more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, the Mississippi River, the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway. CSX also connects thousands of production and distribution facilities through approximately 240 short line and regional railroads.

As leaders in economic development, CSX Industrial Development guides customers in locating or expanding a rail-served site on CSX’s network or its short line partners and facilitates access to CSX’s robust resources and tools, generating capital investment, sustainable growth and jobs.

The CSX Industrial Development group encompasses three teams — Industrial Development, Site Design and Short Line Development.

  • Industrial Development is responsible for assisting businesses interested in finding rail-served sites for new industrial development projects.
  • Site Design works with customers to provide site design services for new and expanding projects.
  • Short Line Development coordinates relationships with short line and regional railroad partners.

Other services we provide:

You can ship freight via rail with CSX even if you do not design and build your own location. Here are some services offered by CSX, and its subsidiaries, to get you started:


Service Start-Up and Integration (SSUI) team helps you complete critical pre-movement activities for a smooth, error-free business start-up.
Warehouse Services connects you to independent warehouse sites that offer storage and cross-docking services where your freight can be picked up and transported by rail on our network.
TRANSFLO handles bulk freight from truck to rail — or rail to truck — for more than 500 types of products, including chemicals, minerals, plastics and waste materials.
Total Distribution Services Inc. offers vehicle-handling services for automotive companies through a network of automobile-distribution facilities and storage locations.
CSXT Intermodal combines the superior economics of rail transportation with the short-haul flexibility of trucks and offers a competitive cost advantage over long-haul trucking.
Commodity Information explains the ins and outs of rail shipping for specific commodities, from agricultural products to building materials and more.


To learn more, visit csx.com.