Rail

Excellent Rail Connections

Gateway's excellent rail connections include Norfolk Southern tracks, parallel to the north property line, and an adjacent Triple Crown intermodal facility, also on the north. Within the metropolitan area are four additional intermodal facilities.

The St. Louis area boasts six Class I railroads, and it's third in terms of total number of lines — more than 40 going to all parts of North America. There are more than 30 rail yard facilities, handling about 10,000 rail cars per day.  With 93 million tons flow in and 34 million tons flow out, St. Louis has 40 percent and 60 percent of Chicago freight, respectively. And with more than 5,000 railroad employees, St. Louis ranks second to Chicago in terms of railroad jobs.

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