North America’s newest intermodal railroad facilities – update #2


As a follow-up to the September 27, 2012, post on those cities with the most intermodal rail facilities in North America, here is a list of some of newest and most advanced intermodal rail facilities that have come on-line over the past few years.

  • Birmingham Regional Intermodal Terminal (opened October 2012): McCalla, AL (Birmingham); Norfolk/Southern Railroad = 316 acre site with an initial annual container lift capacity of 165,000 units.
  • Calgary Logistics Park (opened January 2013): Calgary, AB, Canada; CN Railroad = 170 acre site.
  • Carolina Connector Intermodal Terminal (under construction): Rocky Mount, NC; CSX Railroad = 500+ acre site with an annual container lift capacity of 260,000 units. (Added 2/14/17)
  • Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center (opened October 2014): Winter Haven, FL (Lakeland); CSX Railroad = 318 acre site with an initial annual container lift capacity of 300,000 units.
  • Chambersburg Intermodal Terminal (2015): Chambersburg, PA; CSX Railroad (added 2/14/17)
  • Charlotte Regional Intermodal Terminal (opened December 2013): Charlotte, NC; Norfolk/Southern Railroad = 170 acre site with an initial annual container lift capacity of 140,000 units. *Located between the runways of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
  • Crete Intermodal Terminal (under construction): Crete, IL; CSX Railroad: annaul capacity of 500,000 units. (added 2/14/17)
  • Franklin County Regional Intermodal Terminal (opened June 2013): Greencastle, PA (Hagerstown, MD); Norfolk/Southern Railroad = 200 acre site with an initial annual container lift capacity of 85,000 units.
  • Global Transportation Hub (opened January 2013): Regina, SK, Canada; Canadian Pacific Railroad = 300 acre site with an initial annual container lift capacity of 250,000 units.
  • Joliet Intermodal Terminal (opened August 2010): Joliet, IL (Chicago); Union Pacific Railroad = 785 acres site with an initial annual container lift capacity of 500,000 units.
  • Kansas City Logistics Park (opened September 2013): Edgerton, KS (Kansas City); Burlington Northern/Santa Fe Railroad = 1,300 acre site with an initial annual container lift capacity of 500,000 units.
  • Memphis Intermodal Terminal (expansion opened April 2010): Memphis, TN; Burlington Northern/Santa Fe Railroad = 185 acre site with an initial annual lift capacity of 600,000 units.
  • Memphis Regional Intermodal Terminal (opened July 2012): Rossville, TN (Memphis); Norfolk/Southern Railroad = 400 acre site with an initial annual lift capacity of 327,000 units.
  • Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal (opened February 2011): North Baltimore, OH (Toledo); CSX Railroad = 200 acre site with an initial annual lift container lift capacity of 600,000 units.
  • Port Everglades Intermodal Terminal (expansion opened July 2014): Fort Lauderdale, FL; Florida East Coast Railroad = 42.5 acre site with an annual lift capacity of 450,000 units.
  • Rickenbacker Intermodal Terminal (opened March 2008): Columbus, OH; Norfolk/Southern Railroad = 250 acre site with an initial annual container lift capacity of 250,000 units.
  • Santa Teresa Intermodal Ramp (opened May 2014): Santa Teresa, NM (El Paso, TX-Ciudad Juarez, Mexico); Union Pacific Railroad = 2,200 acre site with an initial annual container lift capacity of 225,000 units.
  • Valleyfield Intermodal Terminal (opened January 2015): Salaberry-du-Valleyfield (Montreal, QC, Canada); CSX Railroad = 89 acre site with an annual lift capacity of 100,000 units.
  • Wylie Intermodal Hub (opened Summer 2015): Wylie (Dallas, TX); Kansas City Southern Railroad = 92 acre site with an annual lift capacity of 342,000 units.
  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Terminal (opening 2017): McKees Rocks (Pittsburgh, PA); CSX Railroad = 70 acres – annual lift capacity unknown.
N/S Intermodal Terminal location at Charlotte Int'l Airport - Source: http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/Airport/News/Pages/IntermodalFacilityFastFacts.aspx

N/S Intermodal Terminal location at Charlotte Int’l Airport – Source: charmeck.org/city/charlotte/Airport/News/Pages/IntermodalFacilityFastFacts.aspx

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2 Responses to North America’s newest intermodal railroad facilities – update #2

  1. Beardo says:

    Note only two U.S. locations west of the Mississippi…

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