CSX closes Russell Locomotive Shop, eliminating 113 jobs.


CSX announced Friday morning to employees in Russell, Kentucky, that the company will be closing the Russell Locomotive Shop and eliminating 113 positions. CSX issued a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act notice in conjunction with the shop closure.“As a result of the locomotive shop closure, 113 positions are being eliminated, and impacted employees were sent home after the announcement,” according to an email from a CSX spokesperson. “Furloughed union employees will be covered by the terms of their collective bargaining agreements and will receive at least 60 days of regular pay and benefits.”


Members: the below links reference the WARN Notice issued Friday and the Transfer Form. 

WARN Notice for Russell 4-5-19

Mechanical Shop Craft Transfer Form