JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — CSX Corporation today released the following statement following the Florida Legislature’s action on the statewide rail plan:
“CSX Corporation commends the Florida Legislature for endorsing this important investment in the future of our home state,” the company said. “Legislative approval of the comprehensive statewide rail legislation is an important step toward fully leveraging the efficient and environmentally friendly benefits of rail. This investment will have tremendous benefits for Florida’s economy by creating jobs and increasing the state’s economic competitiveness by moving both passengers and freight more effectively.
“CSX will continue to work with Florida’s elected leaders to support the recovery of our state’s economy and its future growth,” the railroad added.