CSX Closes Locomotive Shop in Indianapolis

For now it appears that CSX plans to continue humping operations at Avon Yard near Indianapolis, but the railroad will cease doing locomotive repair work there.

Located on the St. Louis line of CSX, the former New York Central yard and shops are situated west of Indianapolis.

A CSX spokesman said some employees are expected to be furloughed although he wouldn’t say how many. The locomotive repair work will cease immediately.

Avon is one of 12 hump classification yards on the CSX network seven of which have seen their hump operations shuttered this year with more expected to close later.

Advertisements

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: