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Business, Logistics

Port of Virginia Begins CSX Service to New Pittsburgh Intermodal Terminal

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CSX Transportation on Sept. 7 opened an intermodal terminal outside of Pittsburgh, and now the Port of Virginia will serve Pennsylvania and Ohio via double-stack trains.

September 24, 2017
Government, Business

Hurricane Irma Forces Postponement of Hearing Into CSX Service Woes

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Due to the threat of Hurricane Irma, the Surface Transportation Board postponed a meeting scheduled for Sept. 12 to discuss CSX’s rail service woes this summer.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 7, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

Surface Transportation Board to Examine CSX Service Woes

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The Surface Transportation Board will hold a special session to listen to CSX Corp. and railroad shippers discuss service disruptions since May that have ratcheted up the animosity between the sides in a public war of words.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
August 28, 2017
Business, Logistics

CSX CEO Harrison Fires Back at Critics

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CSX Corp. CEO E. Hunter Harrison issued a stark rebuke of complaints about poor service, sending a scathing letter to a coalition of rail shippers, lawmakers in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and regulators at the Surface Transportation Board.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
August 22, 2017
Government, Business

Federal Regulators, Railroad Shippers Ratchet Up Pressure on CSX to End Delays

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Federal regulators and railroad shippers have turned up the heat on CSX Corp. over repeated service disruptions in a series of letters to and from Washington.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
August 15, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

CSX Layoffs Hit Chicago Switching Yard Amid National Cost-Cutting Moves, Union Says

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Railroad giant CSX, which is under fire from regulators for operating changes that have disrupted its freight service nationwide, laid off more than 6o employees this week at its primary Chicago switching yard, according to the workers’ union.

Robert Channick | Chicago Tribune
August 10, 2017
Business

CSX Service Delays Vex Shippers

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Shippers frustrated with CSX Corp. deterring railroad service and extended delays are choosing to move some shipments to trucks to satisfy their urgent transportation needs, according to industry insiders.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
August 9, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

CSX Rail Hub in North Carolina Expected to Create 1,500 Jobs

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An intermodal CSX rail hub proposed for Rocky Mount will bring 1,500 jobs to North Carolina.

August 7, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

Changes at CSX Bring Complaints and Slowdown

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CSX’s efforts to streamline its operations have brought complaints from customers about deteriorating service. But the head of the railroad is blaming the problems on resistance to change within the company.

Roger Bull | The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, Fla.)
August 2, 2017
Business

CSX Doubles Down on North Carolina Intermodal Investments

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Intermodal service is set for the Port of Wilmington, N.C., with daily CSX service to Charlotte. The first double-stack trains are due to begin operating July 28.

July 21, 2017

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