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CSX Corporation
CSX transp logo.svg
CSX Transportation system map.svg
CSX system map; trackage rights in purple
CSX transp logo.svg
CSX locomotives lead a train eastbound. In the lead is an ES44AH, followed by an AC4400CW.
Headquarters Jacksonville, Florida
Reporting mark CSXT
Dates of operation July 1, 1986; 37 years ago (1986-07-01)
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Length 21,000 mi (34,000 km)

CSX is a United States-based holding company and is the primary freight and rail company in North America. The company formed as a merger of many smaller rail companies over the years. It became known as CSX in 1980.

The earliest companies that would become CSX started in the Antebellum Period. They forced slaves to build and run the railroads and made more money by connecting to other railroads that were built by slaves.

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