Rail Services Terre Haute/Vigo County

Terre Haute offers Class I rail service rail provided by CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) and the Indiana Rail Road Company.

CSX Transportation, Inc.,
500 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 359-3100

CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) operates 23,000 US route miles, of which 1,935 route miles (8.4 percent) are in Indiana. CSXT serves most major population centers east of the Mississippi River, including 70 ocean, river and lake ports, more than any other North American railroad. The CSXT network serves 45 automobile distribution centers, 44 intermodal container/trailer facilities and 102 bulk transfer sites, including one in Terre Haute.

Organizationally, CSXT service in Indiana is operated by its Chicago, Nashville, Louisville and Great Lakes divisions. The Nashville Division, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, maintains operating offices in Terre Haute, Evansville and Vincennes. The Great Lakes Division’s Indianapolis Line has operating offices at Anderson, Avon (Big Four) and Hawthorne yards in Indianapolis. The Great Lakes Division is headquartered at Strongsville, Ohio, near Cleveland. The Chicago Division includes lines between Chicago and Garrett, Fort Wayne and Lafayette, IN. The Louisville Division includes the Cincinnati to Indianapolis and St. Louis, as well as the Louisville line.

CSXT connects with 21 of 37 Class II and III railroads in Indiana which account for 98 percent of traffic handled by Class II and III railroads in Indiana.

Indiana Rail Road
101 W. Ohio Street, Suite 1600, Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 262-5140

The Indiana Rail Road Company is a 500-mile regional freight railroad hauling more than 15 million tons of goods annually. The railroad carries traffic between Chicago, Louisville, Indianapolis and Newton, Illinois, with connections to major western and southern carries.  

INDR offers customers direct connections to western carriers at Chicago, including BNSF Railway, Union Pacific Railroad, CP, CN, CSXT, as well as several regionals and short lines. In Louisville, INDR connects with Norfolk Southern, CSXT, Paducah and Louisville, and the Louisville & Indiana.

RR Line Segment
IN Miles
GTM’s
(million)
Main Tracks
Train Control
MAS Freight
ATR
Clearance
CSXT Muncie, Indianapolis
(east-west)
164
30
2
TCS
60
HCDS
CSXT-Chicago and Evansville
(north-south)
152
50
1
TCS
60

HCDS

INRD
(north-south)
(east-west)

500
15
3
TCS
60

HCDS

Abbreviations: GTM-gross ton miles per mile, TCS-Traffic Control System, DTC-Direct Train Control by dispatcher, ABS-Automatic Block System, MAS-maximum authorized speed in mph, ATR-above the rail, HCDS-high cube double stack (9’6”) containers.

 

Terre Haute, Indiana

Incentives

The Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation works closely with local and state officials to develop customized packages that meet the needs of business and the interests of the community.  The scope of project incentives is based on number and type of new jobs created or retained in Indiana, and new capital investments made in the community.

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Contact

Terre Haute EDC
630 Wabash Avenue, Suite 101
Terre Haute, Indiana 47807

Steve Witt, President
Phone: (812) 234-2524
Fax: (812) 232-6054
E-mail: info@terrehauteedc.com