BYLINE: John Gallagher
A new industrial development strategy by CSX to keep freight moving may provide a model for rail-focused industry looking to develop along the railroad's mainlines.
CSX says it is evaluating on a case-by-case basis development proposals by shippers and state economic development corporations in response to an increased demand for its transportation services. The railroad hopes that more intense attention to such proposals will keep traffic moving at a time when the railroad is critically low on capacity.
"If at all possible, we want to keep (railcar) switching from occurring on the mainline to keep through trains from having …