(Corrects to say revenue fell in the three months ended Sept.
30, not Oct. 31)
CHICAGO Oct 12 No. 3 U.S. railroad CSX Corp
on Wednesday reported a lower quarterly net profit,
citing an 8 percent drop in revenue and freight volumes, with
coal freight down 21 percent in the three months ended Sept. 30.
The Jacksonville, Florida-based railroad reported
third-quarter net income of $455 million or 48 cents per share,
down nearly 8 percent from $507 million or 52 cents per share a
Analysts had on average expected earnings per share of 45
(Reporting By Nick Carey; Editing by Sandra Maler)