Making a curbside pickup? Rail intermodal — the transportation of shipping containers and truck trailers by rail — helps make this possible by allowing railroads to provide their customers cost-effective, environmentally friendly service for almost anything that can be loaded into a truck or a container. See how intermodal helped launch the global economy we know today.
The only way that railroads can do their job for America in this time of national crisis is to first ensure the health and safety of their unwavering and dedicated employees. From following CDC procedures to social distancing, railroads continue to safeguard the nation’s essential rail workers.
Freight railroads use innovative technologies to help limit greenhouse gas emissions, increase fuel efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint, making rail an environmentally friendly way to move freight over land.