HOW DOES RAIL SHIPPING WORK?
Rail is the safest, most efficient, and most sustainable way to transport goods over land. For almost two centuries, it has linked communities and customers to marketplaces worldwide.
New to rail? Learn more below about how to get started. Then reach out to our team and get moving forward.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF SHIPPING BY RAIL?
Because rail transport is both cost-effective and sustainable, it remains a preferred mode of shipping for businesses across a wide range of industries. Our customers rely on our vast network and reliable schedules.
HOW DO I GET STARTED?
We provide a range of options to fit your shipping needs. Based on your budget, timing, and goods, we will work with you to find what works best for you.
What Else Do I Need to Know?
Find Rules, Conditions & Tariffs
Learn more about the legal requirements and fees. We’ve compiled the most up-to-date information.
Get Specs on Our Rail Equipment
Not sure what equipment best suits your needs? Our Equipment page details the capacity of each of our options.
Find a Rail-Ready Building Site
Explore 800+ available sites served by Norfolk Southern — from 3 acres to 3,000 acres.
Calculate Carbon Savings
Our customers save 15 million metric tons of CO2 a year. Find out how much you can reduce emissions and costs by shipping with us.