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2014-08-15 16:20:27

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past four months, CSX's Safety Train: Energy Preparedness Program, with rolling classrooms and specialized hands-on training, has trained more than 1,300 first responders from more than 250 organizations in more than a dozen cities and towns, in partnership with the Firefighters Training and Education Foundation. This enhanced training program offers fire fighters, police officers, emergency management professionals and other...

2014-08-15 12:20:50

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Clarence W. Gooden has announced the appointment of Ed Jenkins as vice president-market strategy e-business for CSX Transportation, effective August 15. Jenkins, who will continue to report to Gooden, has fostered the development of the team responsible for translating customer needs and growth opportunities into service innovations that support each of the railroad's key markets....

2014-08-04 16:21:04

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees) and CSX are partnering with local greening organizations to strengthen and reestablish urban tree canopies. As part of ACTrees' National NeighborWoods(®) Month in October, 30 communities across the country will receive CSX Tree Giveaway Grants and CSX Restoration Grants. "ACTrees appreciates CSX's long-standing passion for community greening and the work our members are doing," says Executive Director...

2014-07-15 16:21:49

Leveraged strong growth environment to produce all-time quarterly records for revenue, operating income, and earnings per share JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced second-quarter net earnings of $529 million, or $0.53 per share, up from $521 million, or $0.51 per share in the same quarter of 2013. For the quarter, revenue increased 7 percent to an all-time record $3.2 billion on volume growth of 8 percent, with strength...

2014-07-09 16:20:36

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, the board of directors of CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) approved a $0.16 per share quarterly dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 29, 2014. CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across...

2014-07-09 12:20:40

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the Fourth of July holiday, more than 525 CSX employees were hard at work on the railroad, safely replacing about 68,000 railroad ties and 200,000 feet of rail, and completing nearly 120 miles of surfacing work. These accomplishments were part of the 2014 CSX "Maintenance Jamboree," an annual blitz that accomplishes about a year's worth of rail, crosstie, signal and bridge work during one week to reduce impact on customers and...

2014-06-23 16:21:12

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today unveiled its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, showing continued progress in 2013 on the company's safety, environmental and community engagement initiatives. The full report - accessible on www.CSXCSR.com - details the company's financial performance and offers a comprehensive look at the markets CSX serves as well as progress related to sustainability, governance, corporate citizenship, and...

2014-06-23 12:34:31

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, CSX has been named one of the "Best Places to Work in IT" by IDG's Computerworld. Ranked fifteenth among large companies, CSX improved its ranking from 2013 by four places, earning specific recognition for its commitment to excellence and quality in the IT workplace. "At CSX, we believe that people make the difference," said Kathleen Brandt, president of CSX Technology. "The CSX Technology team supports...

2014-06-19 12:21:12

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski Also Recognized for Long Record of Environmental Stewardship JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of American Railroads (AAR) bestowed its highest environmental honor, the John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award, on CSX's Chris Durden last night at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The annual award recognizes railroad employees for outstanding environmental awareness and responsibility. Durden is the eighth CSX employee...

2014-06-18 12:22:44

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced the appointment of Brian W. Hammock as resident vice president of state government affairs, based in Baltimore, Maryland. Reporting to Bryan M. Rhode, regional vice president, state government and community affairs, Hammock will oversee the company's interactions with executive and legislative branches as well as community officials in Maryland and Delaware. "Brian is an exceptional...


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