BNSF Building New Logistics Center Near Houston

A BNSF locomotive (GE ES44C4) leading a freight train is stopped in Atlanta on Nov. 28, 2014. (Photo by Todd DeFeo)

BNSF Railway Company is building a logistics center to help businesses increase their reach and speed to the densely-populated Houston market and surrounding area.

The Logistics Center North Houston in Cleveland, Texas, can save nine months or more of development time and expense, BNSF said in a news release.

“The reality of a BNSF Logistics Center is a game changer for Cleveland’s industrial future,” Mayor Otis Cohn said in a news release. “Cleveland is perfectly poised for such a development as it is a vital and important link in our national transportation system. Cleveland lends itself to transportation services, located strategically as it is, but it took a company like BNSF to see and realize that potential.”

With more than 1,100 total acres, the business park is capable of handling multiple commodities offering a rail-served site that is customizable to fit the needs of customers. The facility features more than 20 new customer sites and has the ability to serve both manifest mixed freight and unit train single commodity customers.

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