Representatives of CSX Corp. on Dec. 20 presented a gift of $25,000 to Marshall
University for rail research conducted by the Rahall Transportation Institute (RTI),
based at Marshall.
The presentation took place at the Arthur Weisberg Family Engineering Laboratories
on Marshall’s Huntington campus. RTI Director and CEO Robert H. “Bob” Plymale and
Marshall University Foundation Vice President for Development Lance West accepted
the check from CSX Executive Vice President and COO David Brown and CSX Regional
Vice President of Public Affairs J. Randolph Cheetham.
“This is CSX’s third donation for rail research at RTI and MU,” Plymale said. “This
contribution demonstrates CSX’s commitment to helping RTI advance the rail industry
through research initiatives that include technology testing, research and development
for asset mapping and inspections; train, car and mobile worker tracking, and intelligent