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CSX to join the e-RAILSAFE Program
ATLANTA- March 9th, 2009 –Atlanta-based e-VERIFILE.COM Inc, is pleased to announce that CSX Transportation Inc (CSX) has joined e-RAILSAFE --an industry-wide safety and security initiative that facilitates safety orientation, background screening, credentialing and tracking of railroad contractors and their employees. CSX is the 7th major railroad to join the e-RAILSAFE program.
As part of its entry into e-RAILSAFE, CSX will now require its contractors/vendors and their employees who physically operate on their properties, to comply with the program which primarily focuses on Service Providers who have:
access to critical infrastructure
access to sensitive information
access to company employees
access to hazardous materials
e-VERIFILE.COM Inc. developed the e-RAILSAFE program in 2005, after it was selected by several U.S. and Canadian Class 1 Railroads to help augment safety and security at railroad facilities. Class I railroads are designated as the largest freight railroads, as classified by operating revenue.
About e-VERIFILE.COM INC.
e-VERIFILE.COM™ provides innovative solutions that streamline workforce, contractor and security management processes for a variety of organizations and industries worldwide. The company serves as a single source for product consulting, custom applications development, technical expertise, and scalable, easy-to-use risk mitigation tools. For additional information please visit: www.e-verifile.com.
ABOUT CSX TRANSPORTATION INC.
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, www.csx.com.
Anthony M. Cooper
Director of Marketing & Communications
CSX Transportation Inc.
Director of Public Affairs