TITLE

Norfolk Southern opens new bulk transload terminal in Knoxville TN

PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Bulk Transporter Exclusive Insight;5/29/2013, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Norfolk Southern railroad company has opened a new Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer (TBT) rail terminal in Knoxville, Tennessee, which would allow customers to transfer a large array of dry and liquid bulk commodities between rail cars and trucks.
ACCESSION #
88033509

 

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