Rail Transload – Dalton, GA

Norfolk Southern Thoroughbred Bulk Terminal (TBT)

The Norfolk Southern Thoroughbred Bulk Terminal (TBT) in Dalton, GA can help shippers find alternative rail routes throughout the South, Appalachia, the Midwest, and beyond. Conveniently located in northern Georgia near the borders of Tennessee and Alabama, the rail transload terminal in Dalton, GA makes it easy for shippers to use rail shipping to access additional routes extending across North America. Take a look at the equipment, services, and commodities served at this location, and contact us to learn more about transloading.

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Matt Frey, Director of Terminal Operations
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Rail Transloading in Dalton, GA

The Norfolk Southern Thoroughbred Bulk Terminal (TBT) in Dalton, GA is located on important rail routes and is also close to Interstate 75. This provides easy intermodal access to central manufacturing and commercial hubs like Nashville, TN, Knoxville, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Atlanta, GA, and Birmingham, AL. By providing access to central highways and railways, shippers can choose the fastest, most efficient, or most economical route and rates. This not only opens additional routes, but can help shippers negotiate better rates when working with a single carrier.

Rail and Truck Shipping in Dalton, GA

The terminal in Dalton, GA makes transloading easy. For shippers, manufacturers, and other business owners working in Nashville, Knoxville, Atlanta, Birmingham, Chattanooga, Huntsville and surrounding areas, the transloading terminal in Dalton, GA provides a range of benefits. This facility can make it possible to utilize new rail routes by moving items with short-haul trucking. Or, if you typically use trucking for your items or commodities, you can take advantage of cost-savings using rail shipping. By utilizing other transload facilities and rail routes nearby, you can find the optimal route to the coast or to any other region in North America.

Spacious, Secure, Transloading for Many Commodities

The Norfolk Southern TBT terminal in Dalton, GA is spacious and secure, with the equipment and experienced staff needed to handle many different types of commodities. This transload facility can handle dry bulk, liquid bulk, food grade items, minerals, plastics, and many types of chemicals, including petroleum and acids. All of these commodities are handled safely and securely, with air compressors, blowers, vacuum transfers, pumps, conveyors and scales providing all types of transportation. This facility has a liquid containment area to safely transfer potentially dangerous or volatile liquids between trucks and rail cars.

To learn more about the transloading terminal in Augusta, GA contact Terminal Manager Victor Ledford at (706) 277-0011. If you’d like to learn more about transloading in general, route planning, or learning how to reduce logistics costs using transloading, contact us. Our experts are happy to answer any questions you may have.


132 car spots

Commodities Handled:

Dry Bulk, Liquid Bulk, Chemicals, Petroleum, Plastics, acids, food grade, minerals

Handling Equipment:

Air Compressor, Blowers, Vacuum Transfer, Truck Scale, Pumps, Conveyors

Safety and Security:

Lighted, Paved, and Fenced. Liquid Containment.

Operating Hours:

Mon.-Sat. Full Service 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sun. self-service 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Try the Transloading Map

Transloading services can help logistics professionals take advantage of valuable cost- and time-savings. Finding the right transloading terminals on the right route can be a challenge. That’s why we made the transloading map. The transloading map provides a wealth of information about transloading terminals and rail routes. You can see important information about each terminal, and plan out the right route for your commodities and your customers.

If you’re interested in exploring new routes using transloading services, we can help. Our experts may be able to help you lower your rail rates, reduce delays, or gain negotiating power to bring to the table when working with larger railroads. Use the transloading map to take a look at some of the information available, and contact us to learn more about route planning and logistics optimization.