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05/27/15CSX Corporation Chief Financial Officer to Address Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in Chicago, Wednesday, June 3, at 9:40 a.m. Eastern time / 8:40 a.m. Central time. Access to the audio webcast and presentation materials will be available on CSX's website at http://investors.csx.com.  A replay and accompanying audio will be available following the ... 
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05/20/15CSX Employee Wins Industry Lifetime Achievement Award For Hazardous Material Safety
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX's Romano DeSimone has been awarded the Association of American Railroad (AAR) Holden-Proefrock Award for his significant career achievements and contributions to the safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail.   "CSX puts safety at the forefront of everything we do, and Romano has personified this commitment through his leadership and courage," said Skip Elliott, vice president, public safety, health and environment. "Romano's achie... 
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05/14/15CSX CFO Reviews Volume and Earnings Expectations for 2015
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX) Chief Financial Officer Fredrik Eliasson today discussed the company's performance and second quarter volume and earnings projections at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Transportation Conference in Boston. Eliasson highlighted CSX's financial performance over the past decade, during which the company delivered a compound annual growth rate in earnings per share of 20 percent, despite the loss of nearly $900 million in co... 
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05/07/15CSX Employee Honored For Environmental Excellence By Association Of American Railroads
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of American Railroads (AAR) recognized CSX employee Suneil Kuthiala with the John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award for his outstanding environmental leadership, especially in the area of fuel efficiency. Kuthiala is a director of advanced engineering at CSX, with 14 years of service with the company in positions across engineering and technology. Currently, Kuthiala oversees the implementation and development of a techno... 
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05/07/15CSX Corporation Chief Financial Officer to Address Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Transportation Conference
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Transportation Conference in Boston on Thursday, May 14, at 8:40 a.m. Eastern Time. Access to the audio webcast will be available on CSX's website at http://investors.csx.com.  A replay and accompanying audio will be available following the conclusion of this event. This announcement, as well... 
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05/04/15CSX Recognizes 70 Customers With Chemical Safety Excellence Awards
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX) today announced the winners of its 21st annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award, recognizing 70 customers for their commitment to the safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail. "Safety is CSX's first priority and the most crucial element of transportation," said Skip Elliott, vice president-public safety, health and environment. "We are proud to work with customers who are equally committed to upholding the highest stan... 
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04/27/15CSX and Partners Join in Service at Burrville Elementary School
Employees and Volunteers Give Back "Beyond Our Rails" in Washington D.C. WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80 volunteers from CSX, its national service partners Action for Healthy Kids, City Year and Alliance for Community Trees, and community and school representatives gathered at Burrville Elementary School in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to enhance school facilities. The event showcased how CSX aims to build a better tomorrow "Beyond Our Rails" by working to enhance ... 
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04/27/15CSX Honored As A Top Company For Veterans By DiversityInc
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX's commitment to hiring and developing employees with military experience has earned the company the number four spot on DiversityInc's annual list of the Top 10 Companies for Veterans. This is the third consecutive year that CSX has been recognized by DiversityInc as a leader in hiring veterans. "CSX prides itself on fostering an inclusive culture that celebrates the valuable experiences of those who have served our country," said Michael... 
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04/22/15CSX Recognized as a Best Corporate Citizen by Corporate Responsibility Magazine
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX) was named one of Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2015, with a ranking of 50 in the company's third appearance on the list. CSX was the only railroad named a Best Corporate Citizen. "It's an honor to be named among leading businesses for our commitment to operating responsibly by doing the right thing in the communities we serve, a job that we take very seriously," said Michael J. Ward,... 
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04/14/15CSX Corporation Announces First-Quarter Earnings, Dividend Increase and New Share Repurchase Program
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Double-digit growth in operating income, net earnings and earnings per share Quarterly dividend increases 13 percent, effective in June New $2 billion share repurchase program CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced first-quarter 2015 net earnings of $442 million, an 11 percent increase from $398 million in the same period last year. The company also generated earnings per share of $0.45, a 13 percent increase f... 
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04/09/15CSX Names New Tax and Audit Leaders
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX) today announced the appointment of new leaders of its tax and internal audit functions. William "Rusty" Russell has been named vice president-tax, and Bryan Rhode will succeed Russell as vice president-internal audit. Russell will report to Fredrik Eliasson, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Rhode will report to Ellen Fitzsimmons, executive vice president-law and public affairs. The appointments are ef... 
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04/09/15CSX Promotes David Baggs to Treasurer
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX) today appointed David Baggs as vice president and treasurer, in addition to his current role as the company's investor relations officer. Baggs, who currently serves as vice president-capital markets and investor relations, will formally assume his new role upon the retirement of David Boor, vice president-tax and treasurer, on July 1, and continue to report to Fredrik Eliasson, executive vice president and chief financial officer... 
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03/27/15Forbes Names CSX One Of America's Best Employers
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A commitment to employee development and diversity, combined with consistently high performance in key business areas, earned CSX (NYSE: CSX) a place as one of "America's Best Employers," according to a new survey published by Forbes magazine. "One of CSX's core values is 'People Make the Difference,' and being recognized as one of the most highly recommended employers is a true honor and testament to our collective efforts," said Michael J.... 
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03/19/15CSX Contributes Grant to Enhance Virginia Hazardous Materials Training Facility
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As CSX continues its commitment to first responder preparation, the company today presented a $25,000 grant to the Hazardous Materials/CBRNE Training Facility in York County, Va., to enhance training for Virginia's fire fighters and other responders.    Grant funds will be used to purchase equipment to expand and improve the existing training facility's rail related hazardous materials capabilities including enhancing current and future railc... 
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03/18/15I-26 Mega Site Receives CSX Select Site Designation
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX today announced that the I-26 Mega Site in Newberry County, S.C. has been designated a CSX Select Site. Select Sites are properties identified and vetted as capable locations for future manufacturing facilities along the CSX network. These sites can be developed quickly because standard land use issues and comprehensive due diligence items have already been addressed.  "We are thrilled to add the Newberry site to CSX's Select Site pro... 
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03/18/15CSX Corporation Announces Dates For Earnings Release and First-Quarter Earnings Call
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) will release first-quarter financial and operating results on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, after the market close. The company will host an earnings conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 via teleconference and a live audio webcast. Those interested in participating via teleconference may dial 1-888-327-6279 (1-888-EARN-CSX) and ask for the CSX earnings call. Callers outside the U.S. ... 
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03/17/15Action for Healthy Kids and CSX Announce Every Kid Healthy Grants for 2015-2016 School Year
Funds will advance health and wellness initiatives in schools and increase physical activity among students CHICAGO, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) and CSX today announced the call for applications for Every Kid Healthy Grants for the 2015-2016 school year. Nearly 300 grants will be awarded to schools to support increasing physical activity and promoting nutrition initiatives. Every Kid Healthy Grants will range from $500 to $2,500 to provide funding for phys... 
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03/04/15Ocala / Marion County Commerce Park Site Receives CSX Select Site Designation
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation today announced that a portion of the Ocala / Marion County Commerce Park in Ocala, Florida has been designated a CSX Select Site. Select Sites are properties identified and vetted as capable locations for future manufacturing facilities along the CSX network. These sites can be developed quickly since standard land use issues and comprehensive due diligence items have already been addressed.  "Through the Select Site progr... 
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03/04/15CSX CFO Reviews Market Environment and Earnings Growth Expectations for 2015
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX) Chief Financial Officer Fredrik Eliasson today discussed the drivers of a decade of strong financial performance for the company, updated its first-quarter market outlook and discussed earnings expectations for 2015 at the JP Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference in New York City. At the conference, Eliasson highlighted the company's sustained record of superior shareholder value creation over the past deca... 
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03/02/15Fortune Names CSX Among World's Most Admired Companies
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FORTUNE has named CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) one of the World's Most Admired Companies, according to a recent survey. CSX achieved high marks in numerous categories, including quality of products and services, long-term investment value and social responsibility. The company ranked second in the trucking, transportation and logistics industry. This is the fifth consecutive year that CSX made the list.   "Being named one of FORTUNE's World... 
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02/25/15CSX Corporation Chief Financial Officer to Address J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference in New York City on Wednesday, March 4, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Access to the audio webcast and presentation materials will be available on CSX's website at http://investors.csx.com.  A replay and accompanying audio will be available following the conclusion of ... 
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02/16/15CSX Opens Community Outreach Center for West Virginia Derailment
MOUNT CARBON, W.V., Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX has established a community outreach center to address community needs as a result of the train derailment in Mount Carbon, West Virginia.  The center which will respond to affected residents and businesses is located in the Glass-in Riverside Room at the Glen Ferris Inn, US Route 60, Glen Ferris, WV  25090.  CSX representatives will be on hand to handle all issues related to inconveniences caused by the evacuation. The center will be open... 
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02/12/15CSX Names Mike Pendergrass and Jermaine Swafford to Top Operations Leadership Positions
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX) today announced the appointment of two railroad veterans to key leadership positions in support of newly-named Executive Vice President-Operations Cindy Sanborn: Mike Pendergrass is promoted to vice president-transportation; and Jermaine Swafford is promoted to vice president regional transportation-southern region. "Mike and Jermaine personify the CSX operations team's commitment to efficiency, great customer service, and a t... 
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02/11/15Oscar Munoz Named President, CSX Corporation
Michael Ward to Remain Chairman & CEO Cindy Sanborn Promoted to Executive Vice President-Operations JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced that its Board of Directors unanimously elected Oscar Munoz as president, CSX Corporation, overseeing operations, sales and marketing, human resources, service design and information technology. Munoz assumes this new role effective immediately and also remains chief operating officer. "Oscar... 
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02/11/15CSX Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, the board of directors of CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) approved a $0.16 per share quarterly dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on March 13, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 27, 2015. This announcement, as well as additional financial information, is available on the company's website at http://investors.csx.com. CSX also uses social media channels to communicate... 
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02/11/15CSX Corporation Chief Financial Officer to Address Barclays Industrial Select Conference
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address the Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami, Florida on Wednesday, February 18, at 8:05 a.m. Eastern Time. Access to the audio webcast will be available on CSX's website at http://investors.csx.com.  A replay and accompanying audio will be available following the conclusion of this event. This announcement, as well as add... 
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01/13/15CSX Corporation Announces Record Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Highlights: Record fourth-quarter and full-year results for revenue, operating income, net earnings and earnings per share For 2015, the company expects double-digit earnings per share growth and margin expansion, as it progresses toward a mid-60s operating ratio longer term CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced record fourth-quarter 2014 net earnings of $491 million, a 15 percent increase from $426 million for the same peri... 
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01/05/15CSX Corporation Announces Dates For Earnings Release and Fourth-Quarter Earnings Call
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) will release fourth-quarter financial and operating results on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, after the market close. The company will host an earnings conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 via teleconference and a live audio webcast. Those interested in participating via teleconference may dial 1-888-327-6279 (1-888-EARN-CSX) and ask for the CSX earnings call. Callers outside the U.... 
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