Freight Train Speeds To Increase In Dillon, Mullins Beginning November 7th

CSX Transportation Inc. (CSXT) will increase train speeds in the towns of Dillon and Mullins.

The following freight train speed increases will go into effect:

 On Sunday, Nov. 7, train speeds will increase from 35 to 40 mph from Dillon to Mullins, S.C.

 These speed increases will help reduce wait times for motorists at highway-rail intersections and improve rail operation efficiencies. CSX is working closely with local agencies and community partners to ensure this is a smooth transition.

 To contact the CSX Public Safety Coordination Center to report an unsafe act or accident on CSX railroad property, call CSX’s toll free number at 1-800-232-0144. This important number is posted at all crossing locations.

 To schedule a free highway-rail or pedestrian safety presentation in your community, call 1-877-TellCSX (835-5279.)

CSX Transportation Inc. is a principal operating company of CSX Corporation. CSX Corporation, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the leading transportation companies, providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services. The company’s transportation network spans 21,000 miles with service to 23 eastern states and the District of Columbia, and connects to more than 70 ocean, river, and lake ports. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at the company’s web site,

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