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Temporary Ingate Closures for Service – Update Chicago 47th & Chicago 63rd

Dec 22, 2020

 

As congestion levels have reduced, effective immediately, the temporary ingate closures for Chicago 47th St and Chicago 63rd St have been revised as outlined below.

We will reopen ingates to all domestic local and interline shipments in the following lanes:

  • Chicago 47th <> Albany (Mechanicville)  
  • Chicago 47th <> Bethlehem
  • Chicago 47th <> Taylor
  • Erail to Chicago 47th

We will reopen ingates to all domestic local and interline shipments in the following lane, open to containers and trailers:

  • Chicago 63rd <> Toledo

We will reopen ingates to all domestic local and interline shipments in the following lanes, open to trailers only:

  • Chicago 63rd <> Croxton
  • Chicago 63rd <> Rutherford

Current ingate restrictions at 47th St will remain in place for the following lanes:

  • Chicago 47th to Erail
  • Chicago 47th to Ayer
  • Chicago 47th to Harrisburg

To ensure a quick return to full normal operations, customers are strongly encouraged to pick up units at destination and return chassis to terminals.  All of the NS terminals in Chicago and the Northeast will remain open normal hours through the upcoming Christmas holiday to help facilitate the movement of traffic throughout.

Norfolk Southern Intermodal provides 24/7 automated information services for shipment tracing, billing verification, and storage charges (including the Last Free Day) through our Touch-Trace voice response system at 800-497-2919. Customers and dray carriers can also utilize AccessNS and ExpressNSTM for information concerning their shipments.