Rail Transload – Buffalo, New York (Reload)

Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad

The reload terminal in Buffalo, New York is one of two transload terminals in the area operated by RSI. These terminals make it easy to find the ideal shipping route over rail, truck, or even waterways. The reload terminal in Buffalo, New York is optimized for lumber, plywood and warehousing. Dry bulk, liquid bulk, and other commodities are best suited for the nearby transload terminal. Both terminals are located on the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad, with interchanges on every major carrier, including CN, CP, CSX, and NS via absorbed switch. This interconnected network allows shippers to access a variety of routes, and make changes to their logistics plan where necessary.


RSI Leasing, Inc.
1951 Hamburg Turnpike
Lackawanna, NY 14218

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Terminal Contact

Jeff Zavitz, Terminal Manager
Office: (716) 824-0198
Cell: (716) 863-3973
Fax: (716) 824-0305

Dual Transloading Terminals in Buffalo, NY

With two transloading terminals in Buffalo, NY, you can safely and efficiently move all types of materials between railcars and trucks. For shippers looking for alternative shipping methods, or for those seeking faster or more cost-effective shipping, switching between modes can offer many benefits. With easy access to Interstate 90 and 190, as well as access to all major rail carriers, it’s easy to find an optimized route through this facility. Shippers can even access the nearby Great Lakes Waterway for receiving and routing goods, or sending goods onward to other parts of the U.S. and Canada.

Easy Shipping Across North America and Canada

Buffalo, NY provides a central location for shippers receiving or delivering materials almost anywhere in North America. Whether you are working with customers or business partners nearby in Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, Amherst, or other cities in the Greater Buffalo area, or you are routing shipments from across the coast, the reload terminal in Buffalo, NY can help you get there. With easy access to other commercial hubs, including Rochester, Hamilton, Mississauga, Toronto, Erie, and many more, your goods can make it safely to your destination. Use this facility to plan your rail or truck route to, from or across the East Coast, Midwest, Canada, and beyond.

Lumber Transloading and Warehousing

The rail transload facility in Buffalo, NY provides ample space for loading and warehousing. The secure facility is lighted, paved and fenced, with experienced personnel to load and unload materials between trucks and rail cars. This facility is equipped with forklifts and loaders for moving lumber and plywood products. The warehousing services available allow logistics experts to plan their shipment easily.

To learn more about the reload terminal on the ​​Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad, contact us. Our experts can provide you with any information you need about this facility and many others. We can also help you optimize your route and learn more about transloading at any location.


50 car spots

Commodities Handled:

Lumber, Plywood, Warehousing

Handling Equipment:

Forklifts, Loaders

Safety and Security:

Lighted, Paved, and Fenced

Operating Hours:

7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday

Try the Transloading Map

Finding the right rail and trucking routes can be complicated. There are many factors to consider, and it can be difficult to find the information that you need for accurate decision-making. That’s why we made the transloading map. The transloading map collects essential information about transload terminals and routes in one convenient location. Use the transload map to take a closer look at transload terminals and routes near your destination and locations. Whether you’re simply gathering information about alternative routes and rates, or you’re leveraging data for important rate negotiations, the transloading map can help you find the information you need. To learn more about how to use transloading to optimize your logistics, contact us.