BNSF OPENS STOCKTON, CALIF. INTERMODAL TERMINAL
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co. opened its new $80-million intermodal terminal in Stockton, Calif. Friday.
' The 425-acre terminal will increase annual intermodal lift capacity in the Stockton area by 150 percent, to 300,000 units annually, BNSF said.
' The new facility has two loading and unloading tracks, averaging 7,000 feet, with the capacity to hold 150 intermodal railcars. Three storage tracks will accommodate 230 intermodal railcars and will have more than 800 container and trailer parking spaces.
The Fort Worth, Texas-based railroad said the terminal will improve service reliability on BNSF's intermodal network between northern California and the Midwest.