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Chemicals

NS facilities are secure, well-equipped, and found all across the system.

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Norfolk Southern’s Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer facilities are clean, secure, and well-equipped for transferring bulk products from rail to truck. While NS owns these centers, they are operated by independent contractors. 

TBT facilities are located all across the NS network: 

  • Detroit (Mich.)
  • Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus* (Ohio)
  • Chattanooga* (Tenn.)
  • Dalton, Doraville*, and Atlanta (Ga.)
  • Winston-Salem (N.C.)
  • Petersburg (Va.)
  • Jacksonville (Fla.)

* All of these facilities are certified under ISO-9002 international quality system model.

See Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer (TBT)

Safely ship and receive chemicals and wastes.

NS can help serve shippers and receivers of:

  • Sulfur and related chemicals
  • Petroleum products
  • Chlorine and bleaching compounds
  • Plastics
  • Industrial chemicals
  • Chemical wastes
  • Bulk products
  • Other non-hazardous waste