In 2018, the U.S. surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world's largest oil producer, and CSX Transportation (CSX) remains in the best position to provide crude-by-rail service to the major U.S. East Coast refineries and terminals. The combination of CSX’s superior operations, network speed and fluidity, and strong safety record is second to none in North America.
CSX’s premier route between the Midwest and Northeast has minimal grade, is fully PTC equipped and 286k lb capable, and is nearly all double track. This route enables the safe transportation of crude oil trains from Chicago to the New York Harbor market in less than 48 hours.
With priority access into the northeast markets, CSX is the industry leader in efficiently delivering crude oil trains to refineries and terminals along the Hudson River, New York Harbor, Delaware River, and Virginia coast. Our number one priority is the safety and security of our employees, our customers, and our communities, and CSX goes above and beyond federal regulations to ensure crude oil is transported safely.
CSX also provides a dedicated network operations team to help manage your supply chain. With our team, your trains are constantly monitored and prioritized through our network. Our team also helps schedule your crude oil trains in advance, reducing concern over delays at destination.
CSX has industry-leading logistics support to help eliminate bottlenecks in the crude oil supply chain. Our logistics manager works with both the crude oil origins and destinations to keep shipments moving and add tremendous value to CSX crude oil customers.