The company was formed in 1980 through the merger of Chessie System, Inc. and Seaboard Coast Line Industries, Inc. and today operates railroads in 18 states east of the Mississippi River. CSX’s routes span from the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay to the Ohio Valley and St. Louis. Its route also connects major cities like Philadelphia and St. Louis. The company aims to provide a safe and reliable transportation experience for customers.
CSX Corporation is the leading transportation-based holding company and is a major railroad operator. It operates one of the largest rail systems in the United States, the third largest in the country. Its CSX Transportation Inc. unit manages the rail system, covering 18,500 miles across 20 states, including New York and Ontario. In recent years, CSX has become a major force in rail transportation, with more than 16,000 employees and a $11 billion revenue in 2013.