The International Intermodal Center provides a single hub location specializing in receiving, transferring, storing, and distributing international and domestic cargo via rail and highway.

Norfolk Southern
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Steamship Lines

Steamship Lines serving the HSV International Intermodal Center.
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Freight Forwarders / Customs Brokers

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International Intermodal Center Rail Cargo

The International Intermodal Center (IIC) opened in 1986 in the Global Logistics Park at the Port of Huntsville. The IIC rail terminal is served by Norfolk Southern, with dedicated stacktrain service to/from both east coast and west coast ports. U.S. Customs and Border Protection port inspectors, USDA inspectors, freight forwarders and customs brokers are all located on site. Highly accessible, via the interstate highway system, the Port of Huntsville is strategically located to serve the Tennessee Valley region and beyond.

Rail Cargo Center

Rail Cargo Services

  • Containers move on a direct spur from Norfolk Southern main line
  • Container yard/depot
  • Parking for 1700 wheeled units
  • Stacking capability, over 800 loads
  • Two 45-ton overhead gantry cranes
  • Bottom and top lift, including wide top-pick
  • 24 hour U.S. Customs and Border Protection on site
  • Container setup request form
Hours of Operation:

6:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M., CST, Mon.-Fri.
After hours services available upon request.

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Rail Cut-off Time:

4:00 P.M., CST, Monday – Friday
Container/Chassis: Independent Chassis Pool of 20′,  40′ . and 45 equipment is available at the IIC.

IIC Phone: (256) 772-7084
IIC FAX: (256) 461-8252

Rail Cargo Center

Physical Location:
International Intermodal Center
2850 Wall Triana Highway
Huntsville AL, USA 35824

(Exit 9 off I-565)

Billing Address:
1000 Glenn Hearn Blvd., Box 20008
Huntsville AL, USA 35824

P: (256) 772-7084
F: (256) 461-8252

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