Rail Transload – Elizabeth, New Jersey

Norfolk Southern Thoroughbred Bulk Terminal (TBT)

The Elizabeth Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer Terminal makes it easy to optimize logistics on the East Coast. This terminal is located within 5 minutes of interstate I-95 for receivers in New York City or New Jersey and products destined for the port. With the ability to move between railcars and trucks, and close proximity to the port, you can choose the fastest, and most cost-effective transport for your goods. The Elizabeth, NJ Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer Terminal is close to large transportation and business hubs, including New York City and Newark, as well as Philadelphia, Trenton, Allentown, and many more. With a variety of handling equipment, plenty of space, and experienced staff operating the transloading station, this facility is equipped to handle many different commodities. Whether you are seeking alternative shipping options or working with new business partners on the East Coast, the Elizabeth, NJ TBT terminal may be a helpful stop along your route.

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Rail Transloading on the East Coast

The TBT rail transloading facility in Elizabeth, NJ is uniquely located to serve shippers on the East Coast, and help them reach nearly any location in North America. Located near some of the largest ports on the continent, this transload facility on the East Coast is ideal for international shipping or receiving. With close proximity to a central highway, it’s also easy to make local shipments to nearby cities, or continue to ship to other areas along the East Coast, Midwest, South, and beyond.

Transloading Near New York City

If you are shipping goods to clients or business partners internationally, or you are accepting goods or raw materials from around the world, your goods are likely to move through ports in or near New York City. The TBT facility in Elizabeth, NJ provides transloading near New York City, making it easy to move your goods across the land and get ready to ship internationally, or bring your receivables to your location. This can help you quickly and easily get your goods where you need them to go, and take advantage of the most cost-effective shipping options. If you have questions about transloading services near New York City, contact us. Our experts can help you optimize your logistics operation and find the best routes.

East Coast Transloading for Many Commodities

Located near some of the largest ports in North America, the transloading facility in Elizabeth, NJ is well-equipped to handle a wide range of commodities and plenty of traffic. This facility is securely enclosed and staffed by experienced workers to ensure that all different types of materials and items move through the facility safely. With 167 car spots, 10 acres of laydown area, 15,000 square feet of warehouse space and three rail dock doors, the TBT transload terminal in Elizabeth, NJ is designed to efficiently and effectively move materials to and from trucks and rail cars. This facility is also equipped with spill containment to safely transfer hazardous chemicals. With steam lines, air compressors, and pumps, it’s also easy to work with many different types of liquids and gasses. Finally, a front-end loader, seven forklifts, a truck scale and a grain container can move many other types of materials, including lumber, dry and liquid bulk, food, and more.

If you are seeking transload services near New York City and nearby East Coast ports, the Elizabeth, NJ terminal may be ideal for you. To learn more about this terminal or other transload terminals along your route, contact us. We’re happy to help you find the optimal route for your location and commodities.


167 car spots

Commodities Handled:

Commodities handled include lumber, chemicals including acids, liquid/dry bulk, and foods including flour.

Handling Equipment:

10 acres of laydown and 15,000 square feet of warehouse space with three rail dock doors. Spill containment area that holds 15 railcars, bonded and grounded. Steam line area that holds 16 railcars. Air compressor area that holds 24 railcars. Pump cart. Front end loader. Seven fork lifts. Certified truck scale. The facility also includes a grain container stuffing tower.

Safety and Security:

Fully Secure. Lighted, paved, and fenced.

Operating Hours:

7:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Monday through Friday

Try the Transloading Map

Transloading helps shippers easily move commodities between trucks and railcars, which can help reduce costs and improve time schedules. However, it can be a challenge to find a transload facility that is located in the right place and can handle your commodities. We made the transloading map to make this process easier. The transloading map allows you to view transload facilities across the continent, and see critical information about each site. This can help you plan your routes, or take a look at alternative routes to take advantage of cost-savings. Take a look at the transloading map now to take a closer look at transloading facilities and terminals across the country. To learn more about negotiating alternative routes and optimizing your logistics, contact us. Our logistics experts can help you gather data for negotiations, find new routes, and optimize your existing shipping strategy.