New York short line partners with trucking and logistics firm to glean transload gold

New York & Atlantic Railway owns the Long Island City, New York, facility and licenses it to Newhaven Distribution for freight-rail and transloading uses. It features five rail-car spots and is situated near the Long Island Expressway. New York & Atlantic Railway/Gregory Grice

Newhaven Distribution Services Inc. and New York & Atlantic Railway came together late last year in an effort to combine the efficiencies of long-haul rail and short-line service with the speed of last-mile truck deliveries. NY&A teamed up with NHD to use a former LIRR express delivery cross-dock facility as a transload facility for handling certain food commodities.


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