CSX Aided 114 New Facilities in 2016

In an economic development report for 2016, CSX said that it worked with customers to help make possible 114 new or expanded facilities that are served by rail.

CSX logo 3CSX said that represented an investment of $9.5 billion that is expected to general 8,100 new jobs. In it for CSX is 136,000 new annual carloads.

This is in addition to more than 100 customers facilities that CSX began serving last year.

“The substantial capital investments announced by our customers last year included a new automotive plant and an ethane cracker facility to further leverage abundant domestic natural gas supplies,” said Derrick Smith, CSX vice president—strategic business development. “ We also saw strong activity that generated other energy projects, as well as facility construction or expansion to support agriculture and intermodal markets.”

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