Tag:carolina connector

  • CSX remains unclear about future of Carolina Connector

    While state officials say they are not aware that CSX has changed its plans to build a $272 million rail hub in Edgecombe County, a company spokesman says new leaders at the rail giant are reviewing all planned projects. The state has spent more than $4 million of the proposed…

  • CSX to get $700k subsidy for every job created

    The Carolina Connector, a $272 million Edgecombe County transit hub for CSX railroad, would receive taxpayer subsidies from the state of North Carolina of at least $700,000 for each of the 149 jobs the rail project is projected to create — for jobs that are expected to pay an average…

  • Johnston Commissioners Reject CSX Rail Terminal

    RALEIGH — At an emergency closed-session meeting Wednesday night, less than a week after Gov. Pat McCrory announced a $272 million CSX rail terminal project near Selma, the Johnston County Board of Commissioners issued a statement opposing both the project at the current location and the railroad company’s threats to…