CSX Chicago—59th Street, IL

Gate Entrance: 2101 West 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60636 | Google MapWebsite | Interstate Access: I-55, I-90/94 | MAFC Corridors: I-55, I-90, I-94

CSX 59th Street  (C59) is located in the Chicago area. It is one of two CSX terminals in Chicago and Illinois. The other terminal is the CSX Bedford Park Intermodal Terminal.

59th Street is a 132-acre elevated site that opened in 1998 and it is a container-on-flat-car (COFC) facility. C59 is located on the Blue Island Subdivision. According to the 2013 National Transportation Atlas Database, the Belt Railway Company (BRC), Norfolk Southern (NS) and the Union Pacific (UP) have trackage rights over this line.

Intermodal Connectors

There are a number of intermodal connectors near I-90/94 that serve as access to both the 59th Street facility and the NS 63rd Street Intermodal Terminal which is located east of I-90/94.

  • 59th Street
  • 61st Street
  • 63rd Street
  • State Street
  • Wentworth Avenue
  • Yale Avenue

Intermodal Lanes

This facility handles COFC and international sized containers (IC) for domestic and international destinations. Specific destinations according to CSX are:

Destination COFC IC
Atlanta Hulsey, GA X X
Baltimore, MD X X
Buffalo, NY X X
Charleston, SC X X
Charlotte, NC X X
Cincinnati, OH X X
Cleveland, OH X X
Columbus, OH X X
Detroit, MI X X
Evansville, IN X X
Louisville, KY X X
Marion, OH X
Montreal ICTF, PQ X
Nashville, TN X X
Northwest Ohio ICTF, OH X X
Portsmouth, VA X X
Portsmouth NIT, VA X
Savannah, GA X X
Stackbridge, MA X X

Lift Counts

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

  • 2012: 261,025
  • 2011: 246,204
  • 2010: 249,932
  • 2009: 499,397
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