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Rail Connections

The Port of Charleston features daily express intermodal and merchandise rail services through the CSX and Norfolk Southern systems.

Clients benefit from fast and economical connections with intermodal hubs across the Southeast, Gulf and Midwest, including the key markets of Memphis, Atlanta, Birmingham, Nashville, Charlotte, Louisville, Huntsville and beyond.

  • CSX and Norfolk Southern both operate large, well-equipped rail yards in Charleston served by double-stack intermodal trains.
  • RapidRail dray program provides cost-competitive, efficient and seamless connection between the marine terminals and rail yards.
  • Charleston offers best-in-class high and wide rail clearances for oversize/over-dimensional moves.

In addition, the Inland Port Greer extends your reach from the Port of Charleston 212 miles into the hinterland.  Located on the expanding I-85 corridor in Greer between Charlotte and Atlanta, the facility is within 500 miles of 94 million consumers.

Daily Intermodal Rail Schedules  SC Railways Map