Give us 48 hours and your goods can reach 45 states, Canada and Mexico by rail. Memphis is one of only four U.S. cities served by five Class I rail systems:
Union Pacific (UP) operates its most eastern location in Memphis, connecting our city to the western United States and moving cotton, lumber, processed foods and more.
BNSF Railway (BNSF) expanded its Tennessee Yard to 1,000,000 container lifts per year from 250,000. The expansion includes parking for more than 6,000 trucks, an automated inventory tracking system, five loading cranes and more.
Norfolk Southern (NS) operates three intermodal tracks and provides stacking capabilities, on load and off load services and access 7 days per week.
Canadian National Railroad (CN) completed a $100 million expansion to its Harrison Yard with a new capacity of 3,100 freight cars with 45 tracks which allows it to handle 35 or more freight trains per day.
CSX Corporation (CSX) shares an intermodal yard with CN and operates intermodal and automobile distribution terminals in Memphis.