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Chicago Rail Link

Chicago Rail Link, LLC (CRL), provides switching and terminal services over 72 miles of track in Chicago, Illinois. CRL’s rail services include customizable switching, intermediate and bridge rail services through the Chicago Terminal complex. In addition to serving the Port of Chicago, CRL is the switching operator over METRA trackage to Blue Island yard.

Complementing its rail services, CRL offers customers and the local South Chicago community access to the Benefits of Rail via three primary, product lines – the Rail-Ready Sites product to locate new customers, the No Rail, No Problem Transload product and our Car Storage and Services product.

Services Offered

Railcar Repair And Storage

Transloading

Contact

Address:
2728 E. 104th St., Chicago, IL 60617

Customer Service:
877.276.3777
cscus@omnitrax.com

Operations:
Leonard Wilfinger
773.721.4000
lwilfinger@omnitrax.com

Details

Miles Operated:
72 Miles

Interchanges:
BNSF VIA BRC – S. CHICAGO, IL
CN VIA BRC – S. CHICAGO, IL
CP VIA BRC – S. CHICAGO, IL
CSXT VIA BRC – S. CHICAGO, IL
IAIS – BLUE ISLAND, IL
KCS VIA BRC – S. CHICAGO, IL
NS VIA BRC – S. CHICAGO, IL
UP VIA BRC – S. CHICAGO, IL

Map

OmniTRAX  railroad
Class 1 railroad

Tariffs

General Freight Tariff 5000-Effective 01.01.2020

CRL Rate Tariff 8001 – Effective 01.01.2022

CRL Rate Tariff 8001 – Effective 01.01.2021

— Our Rail Ready Program —

Industrial Site Development

summaryLocated just 10 miles south of downtown Chicago, 8080 Lake Shore is one of the largest contiguous infill parcels currently available for sale in the United States. Formerly U.S. Steel’s South Works mill, 8080 Lake Shore offers 128 acres of land near over one and a half miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. The property offers easy access to the I-90 and I-94 expressways as well as a four-lane extension of Lake Shore Drive, completed in late 2013. This extension runs through the site, providing approximately two miles of highway frontage.
project highlightsEstablished in 1967, the Calumet Area Industrial Commission (CAIC) promotes industrial retention and expansion in the Chicago Southland Region, including the Far South Side of Chicago. Southern Cook County and Northwest Indiana. CAIC successfully linked a number of eligible companies to economic and workforce development resources, especially tax incentives, free job placement services, On-the-Job Training grants and apprenticeships.

Railroad Transportation: Powering North American Businesses

Our rail services include: rail transportation, car storage and switching for both small and large companies.

OmniTRAX Owned Real Estate Across North America

Contact our Industrial Development team today. We are ready to Power your Business though Rail and Real Estate. No matter what type of project you are pursuing, we are committed to finding a solution that is effective for your business operations

Move Cargo Seamlessly Through Transloading Services

Did you know that you don’t need to have rail tracks at your facility to ship your cargo by rail? No Rail? No Problem.

About Us

About Us

Company history and a message from the CEO.

Our Railroads

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Leadership

Executive Leaders.

History

A brief timeline of events that have shaped OmniTRAX.

Real Estate

The Denver-based Broe Group directs a multibillion-dollar portfolio of real estate.

Board Members

Broe Group and OmniTRAX board members.

CAREERS POWERED BY RAIL AND REAL ESTATE

Check out the job openings we have at our affiliates’ various locations around North America.

OmniTRAX offers numerous career opportunities in an industry that built the foundation of America.

As one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing transportation companies, OmniTRAX empowers its team members to support each other and work on challenging projects that have a direct impact on the way our nation runs.

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