U.S.: CSX revenue drops, but railroad eyes growth in 2020

By Ellen Schneider, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; January 16, 2020 Despite positives like a record-breaking operating ratio and a 1…

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U.S.: Virgin Trains expands in Florida. Will it ever reach Jacksonville?

By Ennis Davis, The Florida Times-Union; January 3, 2020 As Michael Cegelis speaks at a recent Central Florida Transportation Planning…

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U.S., Florida: Executive says CSX Corp. team transformed the company

By Mark Basch, Contributing Writer, Jacksonville Daily Record; December 11, 2019 Mark Wallace joined CSX Corp. in early 2017 as…

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Florida: Former Jacksonville Terminal, now convention center, to mark 100th anniversary

By Staff, Jacksonville Daily Record; November 12, 2019 The Jacksonville Historical Society plans a centennial celebration for the Jacksonville Terminal…

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Although revenue fell, CSX earnings grew slightly in Q3

By Ellen Schneider, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; October 17, 2019 Despite CSX Corp.’s revenue falling 5 percent in the third…

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Amtrak’s Interregional Growth Opportunities

By Andrew Selden, Railway Age Magazine; October 7, 2019 Years ago, the Minnesota Association of Railroad Passengers ran an experiment.…

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First State Investments to Acquire Patriot Rail and Ports

By Andrew Corselli, Managing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; August 27, 2019 Global infrastructure investor First State Investments (FSI) has reached an agreement…

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Alvin “Pete” Carpenter: 1942-2019: Led CSX through a pivotal time of change and onto a solid financial track

By Sandy Strickland, The Florida Times-Union; August 23, 2019 Alvin “Pete” Carpenter, who rose from railroad brakeman to the president…

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Florida Gulf And Atlantic Assumes Ownership of North Florida Rail Line

By Tom Flanigan, WFSU News; July 29, 2019 Tallahassee has been a railroad town almost since its founding. A new…

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Fired employees bring two suits against CSX in Jacksonville, Florida

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; July 26, 2019 Jacksonville-based CSX Corp. (Nasdaq: CSX) faces two new lawsuits from…

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CSX renovating Downtown Jacksonville, Florida headquarters, dispatch center

By Karen Brune Mathis, Editor, Jacksonville Daily Record; July 25, 2019 CSX Corp. is investing another $4.14 million into its…

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Former employee sues CSX for breach of contract

By Max Marbut, Associate Editor, Jacksonville Daily Record; July 11, 2019 A former employee has filed a lawsuit against CSX…

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Federal Railroad Administration awards grants for CREATE project, rail upgrades in Florida and Michigan

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; June 12, 2019 The Florida Department of Transportation will receive a $17 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure…

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Report: Genesee & Wyoming considering selling itself

By Staff, Jacksonville Business Journal; March 12, 2019 A shortline railroad company whose operations headquarters is in Jacksonville is considering…

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Florida: Officials ponder Volusia, Flagler county’s transportation problems

By Mark Harper, The Daytona Beach News-Journal; February 26, 2019 DAYTONA BEACH — For an hour Monday, 125 government and…

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Brightline/Virgin Trains USA: Express train firm hints at Jacksonville, Florida

By Mark Basch, Contributing Writer, Jacksonville Daily Record; February 14, 2019 The Basch Report: Some jobs safe in SunTrust, BB&T…

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The Jaxson: Jacksonville Could Get Train Route To Other Florida Cities

By Ennis Davis, WJCT; January 2, 2019 A railroad company called Virgin Trains USA is going public, and its plans…

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Diversified Port Holdings changes name to Patriot Ports

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 2, 2018 Diversified Port Holdings (DPH), parent of port terminal organizations Portus and Seaonus, has…

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Amtrak begins to resume service after Hurricane Florence

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; September 18, 2018 Amtrak today resumed its regular scheduled Northeast Regional service in Virginia and cities…

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Grant Could Help Bring Passenger Rail to Downtown Jacksonville, Florida; Ease San Marco Train Woes

By Bill Delaney, WJCT; September 12, 2018 Though it has largely flown under the radar, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority and…

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Florida: Jacksonville Transportation Authority laying groundwork for downtown passenger rail

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; Aug 31, 2018 Nat Ford, CEO of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, notified the…

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The Daily CSX: CSX announces new safety steps, discusses workforce plans at annual stockholders’ meeting

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; May 18, 2018 CSX Corp. will be appointing a senior-level safety administrator and…

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With 76 train deaths in 3 years, Florida East Coast railroad is more dangerous than reported

By Lisa Broadt, TCPalm.com; April 27, 2018 The Federal Railroad Administration in a 2015 report described trespassing on the Florida…

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Florida: JAXPORT’s heavy-lift berth used to move locomotives for overseas shipping

A press release from JAXPORT; March 5, 2018: JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Highly trained master riggers moved two locomotives each weighing more…

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