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McMinn County Railroad Accessibility

McMinn County’s railroad availability makes this area the number one spot to do business for companies looking for superior railroad access.

McMinn County is blessed with two rail lines running the width of the county with service provided by CSX and Norfolk Southern.  One of the largest available and certified industrial rail sites in the East Tennessee area – North Etowah Industrial Park – is located along the CSX line in the City of Etowah. 

CSX Railroad in McMinn County, Tennessee

CSX in McMinn County is one of the nation's leading railroad transportation suppliers and serves properties in and around the City of Etowah. They offer a rail yard in the City of Etowah with five day a week service to local industries.

CSX serves major markets in the eastern United States and has access to over 70 ocean, river and lake port terminals along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, the Mississippi River, the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway. The company also has access to Pacific ports through alliances with western railroads.

CSX Fact Sheet

Norfolk Southern Railroad in McMinn County, Tennessee

Norfolk Southern in McMinn County is also a leading rail transportation provider in and around the City of Athens. They operate 20,000 route miles in 22 states and D.C., support international trade with service to every major Eastern seaport, 10 river ports, and nine lake ports, and operate the most extensive intermodal network in the East.

Norfolk Southern’s Crescent Corridor is a 2,500-mile rail network supporting the supply chain from Memphis and New Orleans to New Jersey. Norfolk Southern’s availability to McMinn County makes this a smart location to do business, when you need to reach a worldwide supply chain.

Closest Bulk Transfer Terminals 

CSX Chattanooga Transflo Rail Terminal

(46 miles from McMinn County)
520 W 26th Street
Chattanooga, TN 37408
713-394-7451

CSX Knoxville Transflo Rail Terminal

(46 miles from McMinn County)
2200 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37916
713-394-7451

Norfolk Southern Chattanooga Thoroughbred Bulk Rail Transfer Terminal

(46 miles from McMinn County)
1901 Rossville Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409
423-756-6877

Norfolk Southern Knoxville Thoroughbred Bulk Rail Transfer Terminal

(48 miles from McMinn County)
849 Tennessee Ave
Knoxville, TN 37921
757-823-5442