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CSX Provides Surface Transportation Board with Update on Precision Scheduled Railroading Progress

In a letter to leadership at the United States Surface Transportation Board, CSX CEO James Foote outlined the progress the Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I freight railroad carrier has made in its ongoing implementation of Precision Scheduled Railroading.

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In a letter to leadership at the United States Surface Transportation Board, CSX CEO James Foote outlined the progress the Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I freight railroad carrier has made in its ongoing implementation of Precision Scheduled Railroading.

With the news over the weekend that E. Hunter Harrison, president and chief executive officer of Class I railroad CSX passed away on Saturday December 16 at the age of 73, there was no shortage of praise for a man, whom was widely viewed as the most important railroader of our times. And the praise is likely to continue for more than a while, too, and for good reason.

CSX CEO Hunter Harrison has died at the age of 73, the company said Saturday, the news comes a day after CSX disclosed Harrison took a leave of absence for undisclosed medical reasons.

Class I railroad carrier CSX reported late yesterday that the company’s Chief Executive Officer and President E. Hunter Harrison is on medical leave, due to complications from a recent illness, and it added that COO James M. Foote has been named as acting CEO in the interim.

A farmer’s financial success hinges on proper planning and execution before the agriculture calendar turns to fall, this includes proper supply chain planning and a consistent and dependable rail service product to meet market demand.

Mr. James M. Foote, former president and chief executive officer of Bright Rail Energy is joining CSX as chief operating officer and will have responsibility for both operations and sales and marketing.

Earlier this month, Class I railroad carrier CSX said that it had made various changes for its intermodal freight offerings into and out of several southeastern-based United States facilities.

Go Behind the Freight Move and see how an intermodal shipment is delivered from point A to point B in panoramic 360° views, follow a container from the road to the rail and soar high above an intermodal terminal and watch as trucks and trains work together to move freight efficiently across the U.S.

CSX in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation and other organizations is observing the first national Rail Safety Week from September 24-30, 2017, with the goal of raising awareness rail safety education and empower the general public to keep themselves safe near highway-rail grade crossings and railroad rights-of-way.

The CSXT-partner operated Pittsburgh Intermodal Rail Terminal opened on September 6, 2017, providing freight shippers a brand new transportation option to move freight to and from western Pennsylvania.

There are plenty of good places to see the incredible Solar Eclipse today, near train tracks isn't one of them.

The Carolina Connector is a gateway connecting eastern North Carolina to CSX’s expansive railway system, and in July 2016, the state of North Carolina, the Carolinas Gateway Partnership and CSX proudly announced Rocky Mount, North Carolina, as the home for a new intermodal rail terminal known as the Carolina Connector, or CCX.

A pool of over 150 supply chain professionals were asked about their transportation plans, challenges and opportunities for growth in 2017, the results provide insight into a wide range of issues and shed light on what supply chain managers plan to focus on in the coming year.

Learn how to increase access to capacity, reduce transportation costs and mitigate exposure to future trucking regulations.

Jim Cramer, the host of CNBC’s Mad Money talks about how he believes that executives matter and have a pronounced impact on organizations, noting that E. Hunter Harrison is the leader needed to drive transformational change in the rail industry.