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Company Overview of CSX Transportation, Inc.
CSX Transportation, Inc. operates rail networks in the United States. It provides rail freight transportation over a network of approximately 22,000 route miles in 23 states, the District of Columbia, and two Canadian provinces. The company’s rail shipments include merchandise; automotive products; and coal, coke, and iron ore. CSX Transportation, Inc. was formerly known as Seaboard System Railroad, Inc. and changed its name to CSX Transportation, Inc. in July 1986. The company was incorporated in 1944 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida. CSX Transportation, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of CSX Corp.
500 Water Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Founded in 1944
Key Executives for CSX Transportation, Inc.
Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer and Director
Senior Vice President of Finance
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Transportation Officer and Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
CSX Transportation, Inc. Key Developments
A State Board Approves $361,000 Fine against CSX Transportation for 2014 Derailment, Oil Spill in Lynchburg
Mar 30 15
A state board has approved a $361,000 fine against CSX Transportation for a 2014 derailment in Lynchburg that spilled Bakken crude oil into the James River. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality proposed the fine in a consent order that CSX approved. CSX also agreed to complete restoration of the river bank in the area of the derailment and monitor the river for any long-term environmental impacts from the incident. The consent agreement also calls for CSX to pay more than $18,500 for DEQ's investigative costs. Seventeen cars derailed on April 30, 2014, with three going into the river and one catching fire.
CSX Inks Deal with EPA for Derailment Clean Up
Mar 11 15
CSX Transportation Inc. has inked an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clean up and restore areas affected by last month's train derailment and crude oil spill in Mount Carbon, W. Va. EPA stated that this new agreement replaces an earlier EPA order for cleanup and restoration.
Parents of Sarah Jones Files Lawsuit Against CSX Transportation, Inc
Sep 3 14
CSX Transportation announced that it twice denied producers of a movie about singer Gregg Allman the permission to shoot on the company's tracks before a freight train slammed into the film's crew in south Georgia, killing one worker and injuring six. CSX is named as a defendant along with producers of the movie "Midnight Rider" in lawsuits by the parents of Sarah Jones, the camera assistant killed in the Feb. 20 crash, and two injured crew members. CSX filed a response in Chatham County State Court, and also sued the film's producers for trespassing.
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