Rail Transload – Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Norfolk Southern Thoroughbred Bulk Terminal (TBT)

The Norfolk Southern Thoroughbred Bulk Terminal in Pottstown, PA connects multiple cities and commercial centers in the Northeast. Located in South Pottstown just off Route 422 on Industrial Highway, this transloading terminal makes it possible to transport many different types of goods in the most convenient and cost-effective way. Just northwest of Philadelphia along the Schuylkill River, this transloading terminal gives shippers the ability to connect with both industrial and commercial centers along the east coast.


RSI Leasing, Inc.
291 S. Keim Street
Pottstown, PA 19464

Contact our Leasing Sales Team

Terminal Contact

Patrick Crouthamel, Terminal Manager
Office: (610) 718-5331

Rail Transloading in Pottstown, PA

Numerous East Coast ports play a pivotal role in international imports and exports. When moving these commodities across the coast or around the continent, rail and truck shipping are both important. The rail transloading terminal in Pottstown, PA allows shippers to transport goods in flexible ways and allows you to find the ideal route to connect your customers, suppliers, or other business partners. Whether you are getting ready to ship internationally, you are moving products the last mile to destinations on the East Coast, or you are receiving goods to move elsewhere, this rail transloading terminal can help give you additional shipping options.

Exploring East Coast Shipping Options

New York, Philadelphia, and surrounding cities on the east coast are essential to national and international shipping. Ports in these areas receive a wide range of items and materials that are essential to everyday life as well as economic success. However, shipping across the country to and from these busy areas can be a challenge. The Pottstown, PA terminal can provide access to larger railroads along the east coast and specifically near Philadelphia. The terminal gives shippers access to alternative rail routes when captive lanes, rising costs of trucking, and other obstacles interfere with traditional logistic strategies. Use the Pottstown, PA terminal to access rail routes to New York and Philadelphia, as well as routes throughout the state.

Services Provided at the Norfolk Southern Thoroughbred Bulk Terminal in Pottstown, PA

The Norfolk Southern Thoroughbred Bulk Terminal in Pottstown, PA is fenced, paved, and lighted to maintain security. The terminal is equipped to safely ship a wide range of commodities and materials. The staff are trained to handle different types of goods and equipment to ensure that all commodities are moved safely between rail cars and trucks. Shippers use this terminal to transport commodities such as plastics, steel, petroleum, dry bulk, liquid bulk, as well as  chemicals both liquid and dry. To learn more about the terminal in Pottstown, PA, contact Patrick Crouthamel at (610) – 718 – 5331. If you’d like to learn more about this terminal in Pottstown, PA, or any other terminal, we can help. Our logistics experts can help you explore additional rail or trucking routes, find critical transload facilities, and negotiate better rates. Contact us to learn more about logistics tools and facilities.

Commodities Handled:

Dry Bulk, Liquid Bulk,Chemicals: Liquid and Dry, Plastics, Petroleum, Steel

Handling Equipment:

Air Compressors, Blowers, Vacuum Transfer, Truck Scale, Pumps, Conveyors, Steaming, Truck Wash

Safety and Security:

Fenced, paved, and lighted

Operating Hours:

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

Try the Transloading Map

Finding the fastest and most cost-effective route for your goods can be a challenge. It can be difficult to know if alternative routes exist, or how to access them. Consolidation among rail carriers has decreased competition and contributed to rising rail rates, often putting shippers in difficult positions. We made the transloading map to help you identify alternative routes, and see where transloading may help you avoid captive lanes. Use the transloading map to get more information on transload terminals, rail and trucking routes, and the logistics data you need to plan for the future.

Take a look at the transload map today. Pinpoint key terminals and view important information about each one. For more information about this tool and other logistics tools and facilities, contact us. Our experts will help you gather essential data and find strategies to lower rates and speed up logistics operations.