Intermodal Services

BNSF Railway is one of North America’s leading freight transportation companies, with a rail network of 32,500 route miles in 28 states and three Canadian provinces.

As a global leader in intermodal transportation (the transport of truck trailers and containers by rail), BNSF delivers a variety of domestic and internationally produced consumer goods, including clothes, computers, electronics, automobiles, packaged goods, paper products and more.

Through partnerships with ocean carriers and trucking companies, BNSF connects manufacturers and retailers to their markets. In 2015, BNSF hauled approximately 5 million intermodal units. One BNSF intermodal train can carry the equivalent of 280 truckloads.