Rail-Truck Transload

Rochelle Transload Center (RTC)

The Rochelle Transload Center is a rail-truck transload site located on the City of Rochelle Railroad (CIR) in Rochelle, IL at the intersections of I-88 and I-39 and the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) and BNSF Railway (BNSF) in North Central Illinois.

The site can accommodate sixty cars on two tracks and is capable of handling a variety of shipments including dry bulk, liquid bulk, dimensional, oversize, machinery, metals, and other commodities and products.


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The Rochelle Transload Center is easily accessible to all types of industries in the Midwest who seek a highly flexible, uncongested, customer service oriented rail and truck transloading operation. A turn-key option that offers door-to-door delivery to and from the Transloading Center is also available.

CIR Rail Service

The City of Rochelle Railroad (CIR) is a “dual served” shortline railroad that provides equal access to both the main lines of the BNSF Railway (BNSF) and Union Pacific Railroad (UP). The CIR is owned by the City of Rochelle Railroad and the system consists of three interchange rail yards, two transloading yards, and a total of twelve miles of track. The CIR is capable of handling unit trains which can be stored and switched daily in and out of Rochelle. 

Burlington Junction Railway operates the CIR, providing interchange, switching, and transloading services for industries in Rochelle with over six million square feet of industrial space and providing transload services to industries throughout the area.


Great highway and rail access just west of Chicago in North Central Illinois!

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