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CSX restructures marketing, names two new VPs

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image CSXPhoto – CSX has added two new vice presidents to lead its revamped sales and marketing teams.

CSX has created a new marketing team focused on research and analytics and has expanded its sales team in order to drive “sustainable, profitable growth," company officials announced yesterday.

As part of the restructuring of sales and marketing, CSX will add two new vice presidents and increase its focus on port and short-line development, CSX officials said in a press release.

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Maryland seeks federal grant to fund Howard Street Tunnel project

Rail News Home CSX Transportation 3/5/2019 Rail News: CSX Transportation
image The tunnel reconstruction and clearance project would eliminate height restrictions to enable double-stacked intermodal trains to move to and from the Port of Baltimore.Photo – Port of Baltimore

Maryland state officials applied for a federal Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to help fund the rebuilding of the Howard Street rail tunnel in Baltimore, Gov. Larry Hogan announced yesterday.

The governor's announcement and grant application to the U.S. Department of Transportation follows his administration's year-long negotiations with CSX to restore the state and CSX partnership to rebuild the tunnel, state officials said in a press release.

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Cuomo threatens legal action against CSX over Whitesboro bridge concerns

[Editor's note: This story has been updated to include a statement from CSX.]

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is threatening legal action against CSX if the Whitesboro rail bridge in Oneida County is not rebuilt.

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CSX set operating ratio record, ramped up revenue in Q4

By Jeff Stagl, Managing Editor

In the fourth quarter, CSX registered an operating ratio of 60.3, a 4.8 point improvement compared with its fourth-quarter 2017 ratio of 65.1 and a Q4 record, the Class I announced yesterday.

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Howard Street Tunnel project back on with CSX support, Maryland delegation says

CSX has reversed an earlier decision and determined the Class I will participate in a project to upgrade the Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore, Maryland federal and local officials announced late last week.

Railroad officials appeared to "walk away" from the proposal about a year ago, and are now willing to commit $91 million toward the tunnel project's cost, Maryland's congressional delegation said in a press release.

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