Railroads and Intermodal
North Central Illinois offers the transportation advantages that your company needs to serve a growing regional, national, NAFTA, and global marketplace. Directly served by Interstate 80 and Interstate 39, plus the navigable Illinois River, North Central Illinois is part of a primary North American transportation and logistics center. This region, including Metro Chicago, is not only the nation's railroad hub and home to the world’s busiest airport, but we are also the third largest volume intermodal port region in the world! North Central Illinois puts your business in the middle of the finest transportation system in the world.
|Nearest Piggyback Service||Joliet||60 miles|
|Nearest Intermodal Service||CenterPoint BNSF and UP Intermodal - Joliet
Union Pacific Intermodal - Rochelle
IAIS - Iowa Interstate
|Daily Interstate Passenger Rail Service||AMTRAK - Princeton and Mendota||On Site|
Rail Intermodal Information Intermodal connectors in Chicago are essential links in ensuring the efficient movement between intermodal terminals and between terminals and customer, suppliers and factories. These essential movements must take place in a highly developed and congested urban setting, where roadways are also used for local goods movement and passenger transportation. The eastern and western railroads meet in Chicago, making it the leading railroad transportation hub in the country:
Containing 27 major rail yards Performing 5.5 million annual lifts Consisting of 10.3 million twenty-foot equivalent containers (TEUs) Generating 14,200 daily truck moves related to distribution and redistribution of trailers and containers.
IAIS/CSX BNSF CSX Norfolk Southern CenterPoint Intermodal Omnitrax Union Pacific Amtrak METRA
783 Main Street Mendota, IL
107 Bicentennial Drive Princeton, IL
Daily Amtrak service is available at Mendota & Princeton