Carolina Connector

GPA Prepares for the Future, Adds Inland Rail Connectivity

Garden City Terminal at the Port of Savannah handled 49,115 containers by rail in August, approximately 89,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), an increase of 6% over the same month last year, Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) announced on Sept. 26. Intermodal cargo represented 21.6% of total containers, an uptick in that ratio of roughly 7% compared to August 2022.

CSX Christens CCX

CSX’s new Carolina Connector (CCX) intermodal terminal, located northeast of Raleigh, N.C. and described as “one of the most technologically advanced facilities on the CSX network, is now open. CSX says the terminal “will help relieve port and highway congestion by adding rail-to-truck transfer capacity for domestic and international container shipments.”