Your connection to major markets

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, is a leading transportation company providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services. CSX also connects thousands of facilities through approximately 240 short line and regional railroads.

CSX’s transportation network is essential to America's continued economic growth. We help make it possible for farmers, manufacturers, energy producers and users, ports, retailers, plants and mills to efficiently transport a broad portfolio of products. 

Over a 21,000-mile rail network, CSX serves:

  • Eastern markets, where nearly two-thirds of Americans live, who account for the majority of the nation’s consumption of goods.
  • Every major population center east of the Mississippi River, including the New York, Philadelphia and Boston markets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic; the Southeast markets of Atlanta, Miami and New Orleans; and the Midwestern cities of St. Louis, Memphis and Chicago.
  • 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.
  • Thousands of production and distribution facilities through track connections to more than 240 short line and regional railroads.

Major Networks and Markets

Interstate 90 (I-90) Corridor: This CSX corridor links Chicago and the Midwest to metropolitan areas in New York and New England. It serves as a primary route for import traffic inbound from Asia through western ports.

Interstate 95 (I-95) Corridor: The CSX I-95 corridor connects Charleston, Jacksonville, Miami and many other Southeastern cities with the heavily populated Northeastern cities of Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York.

Southeastern Corridor: This portion of the CSX network connects CSX’s western gateways of Chicago, St. Louis and Memphis to the cities of Nashville, Birmingham and Atlanta and markets in the Southeast.

Coal Network: The CSX coal network connects the coal mining operations in the Appalachian mountain regions and Illinois Basin with utilities and industrial areas in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, as well as many river, lake and deep-water port facilities.

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Intermodal transportation — using at least two modes of transportation to move freight — is helping shippers across the country realize immediate and long-term benefits, including lower fuel consumption and higher freight density.

With CSX Transportation Intermodal, you will gain flexibility through our strategically situated locations, providing you access to capacity in key production and consumption markets. You’ll also experience greater efficiency — see cost savings of 10–40 percent when converting freight from the highway to intermodal rail.