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Making the Short Line Connection

Over the past 30 years, the country has witnessed an increase from just 70 short line and regional railroads to more than 550 across 49 states. Short lines have provided small and large businesses and local producers much needed access to larger markets, but what can often be overlooked is the crucial role they play in economic development.

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Partnering for Industrial Development Success: CSX Partnershipping Awards

Each year CSX’s Industrial Development team recognizes a select number of individuals and organizations that have been instrumental in working with our team in either a particular economic development project or a series of them. We call it the Partnershipping Award. Congratulations to Brian Moody of Tuscola Economic Development Inc. as well as the Development Authority of Bryan County, Georgia for partnership in economic development.

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Product Development, Preservation and Patience: The Value of a Rail-Served Site

As someone who has worked as a local economic developer, I understand the amount of time and energy it takes to develop a site from a “green field” to a marketable industrial site ready for a prospective company. But what if the site can be rail served, and what if you have a non-rail using prospect with interest in this site? How do you preserve this site for a rail required company?

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Who is Bigger and Why Does it Matter?

You have undoubtedly heard and are now experiencing how the “Shale Revolution” is transforming America and the world. But, why should we care as economic developers?

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Is Rail in Your Economic Development Tool Kit?

When a site selection project is driven by a logistics-focused process, having freight railroad can give your region a significant competitive advantage.

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Certified and Ready for Business: CSX Select Sites

CSX’s Select Site program reviews manufacturing and distribution development sites along the CSX network that can rapidly utilize freight rail service. This designation confirms that the most time-consuming technical and regulatory aspects of development are already complete.

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Leading America in Automotive Transportation

Learn why CSX is a top choice for automotive transport, delivering nearly one third of North America’s light vehicle production.

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CSX Environmental Performance Recognition

Year on year, CSX continues to earn a spot on some of the most prestigious environmental indices for corporations.

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North Etowah, TN Industrial Park

North Etowah Industrial Park in McMinn County, Tennessee is a CSX Select Site certified and ready for development. Watch this video to see more.

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Environmental Benefits of Rail for Customers

CSX helps customers improve the carbon footprint of their supply chains and products by providing efficient and cleaner rail transport.

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