CSX Bedford Park, IL

Gate Entrance: 7000 W. 71st Street,
 Bedford Park, IL | Google MapWebsite | Interstate Access: I-294, I-55 | MAFC Corridors: I-55

CSX Bedford Park (BPA) is one of two CSX intermodal terminals in Chicago. The other facility is the CSX 59th Street Intermodal Terminal. BPA is the largest intermodal facility in CSX’s network at 300 acres. The facility opened in 1984 but has been upgraded with modern technology. The yard retains storage capacity for 6,000 53-foot wheeled containers and 5,000 stacked containers.

UPS is BPA’s main customer. Bedford Park is located south of Midway Airport.

Intermodal Connectors

In addition to the following intermodal connectors, Frontage Road along Harlem Avenue is a designated intermodal connector.

  • 71st Street
  • 73rd Street
  • Sayre Avenue

Intermodal Lanes

This facility handles domestic/private container (COFC) and trailer traffic (TOFC) as well as international containers (IC). Specific destinations according to CSX are listed in the following table.

Destination TOFC COFC IC
Harrisburg, PA: Chambersburg (CBG) X X
Jacksonville, FL: Sportsman Club Road (SCR) X X X
Jacksonville, FL: Talleyrand Marine Terminal (TMT) X
Miami, FL: Miami Terminal (MIA) X X X
New York Metro, NY: Elizabeth Marine Terminal (EMT) X
New York Metro, NY: Little Ferry (LTF) X
New York Metro, NY: North Bergen (NBG) X
New York Metro, NY: New York Container (NYC) X
New York Metro, NY: North Kearny (NKR) X
Orlando, FL: Atlantic Avenue (ATA) X X
Philadelphia, PA: Greenwich (PGR) X X
Portsmouth, VA X
Port Newark Container Terminal, NJ (PNCT) X
South Kearney, NJ X
Springfield, MA: West Springfield (WSM) X X
Syracuse, NY: East Syracuse (ESY) X X X
Tampa, FL: 62nd Street (T62) X X
Worcester, MA: Franklin Street (FRK) X X

Lift Counts

Data reported by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. Counts are listed by year.

  • 2012: 838,168
  • 2011: 821,403
  • 2010: 846,185
  • 2009: 792,478

Warehousing and Distribution

The following map shows the locations warehouses and distribution centers in the vicinity of the CSX Bedford Park Intermodal Terminal.

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