Port NOLA announces double digit growth for intermodal rail volumes

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The Port of New Orleans and the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad said that their intermodal rail volumes are up more than 15% YTD, when comparing January through May, reports Biz New Orleans.

Rail represents approximately 33% of Port NOLA and NOPB’s consolidated annual revenue. Port NOLA’s Mississippi River Intermodal Terminal located within the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal complex offers on-dock access to the Port’s six Class I rail partners via the NOPB, a class-III short-line railroad.

One of the six Class I railroads, CN, offers regular intermodal service to and from Memphis, Chicago, Detroit as well as Toronto and Montreal. Read more.