Transport Options

Site Development

Grow Your Markets With Site Development

Building the infrastructure to support rail is easier than you might think. CSX has a team of Industrial Development experts to guide you through the processes of locating an existing property with rail access, expanding your current facility to accommodate rail transport or building a new rail-served site.

Each year CSX’s Industrial Development Group assists between 100 and 150 companies with locating or expanding on CSX’s network. Our experts will help you grow and target new markets by providing you with confidential project management guidance as well as unparalleled conceptual and design solutions. Whatever your industry needs, count on the expertise of CSX’s Industrial Development team.

Need a Rail-Served Site, or to Make Your Site Rail Ready?

Are you looking to build or expand a rail-served facility? Interested in finding a property with rail access? Search our Industrial Development database for available greenfield sites or rail-ready commercial properties, or work with a Site Design Manager to develop or expand rail infrastructure at your site.

CSX also offers Select Sites, which are 100- to 1,000-acre, rail-served industrial sites, certified as rail ready by an expert site selection firm.  Select Sites meet a rigorous list of criteria, including infrastructure and utility availability, environmental reviews, appropriate zoning and entitlement, air quality permitting, rail serviceability, proximity to highways or interstates, and other attributes.

Changing Your Business Operations or Service Requirements?

If you are already a CSX customer and have a change to your business or operating environment – like expanding rail capacity or changing shipping patterns – we have a team ready to assist you. We’ll help evaluate your changing needs and determine what adjustments need to be made to accommodate your changes.

Ready to take the next step? Talk to our crude oil specialists about how to get started with rail.