NS Louisville, KY—Buechel
Norfolk Southern’s (NS) Louisville-Buechel Intermodal Terminal (LOU) is one of three intermodal terminals in Kentucky. It is an older facility, constructed in 1977. LOU can be accessed via I-65 and the terminal is located within four miles of Interstates 64 and 71. NS Louisville-Appliance Park is located within 2.5 miles of Buechel.
Buechel has a capacity of 80,000 lifts per year.
According to the 2013 National Transportation Atlas Database, the facility is located on the Louisville Subdivision. CSX has trackage rights over this line.
- Newburg Road
- Bishop Lane
- Jennings Lane
Note: under Map-21, the intermodal connectors differ in the vicinity of Buechel.
According to Norfolk Southern, the Buechel facility has TOFC/COFC capabilities and serves the following destinations:
- Charleston, SC: North Charleston (NCH)
- Jacksonville, FL: Simpson Yard (EDG)
- Norfolk, VA: Norfolk International Terminal (NIT)
- Norfolk, VA: Portsmouth (PMT)
- Savannah, GA: Garden City ICTF
Buechel also receives trailers and containers from Miami, FL.
According to NS, the facility handled 60,000 lifts/year in 2012.
Warehousing and Distribution
The following map shows the locations of warehouses and distribution centers in the vicinity of the NS Louisville-Buechel facility.