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    CG RAILWAY – TRACKS ACROSS THE GULF
    At CG Railway LLC (CGR), we provide a competitive and reliable rail-ferry transportation service for commercial rail and intermodal cargo. Since its inception, CGR has completed more than 1,200 voyages and has moved more than 10 million tons of cargo. Our team has earned a best-in-industry reputation, based on our well-established record for efficient, friendly and dependable service where we cater to rail-centric logistics solutions that cut down costs and offer competitive advantages to your supply chain. 

    OUR SERVICE AREA – THE CROSS-BORDER ALTERNATIVE
    Our innovative Class III short line railway offers an alternate transportation mode to the traditional land route between Southern and Central Mexico and the Eastern United States and Canada.

    We offer direct interchanges in the United States with 4 Class I railroads: CSX, Norfolk Southern (NS), Canadian National (CN), Kansas City Southern (KCS); two regional shortlines: Alabama & Gulf Coast Railway (AGR) and Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks (TASD); and direct interchanges in Mexico with the Ferrosur (FSRR) and easy access to Ferromex (FXE), Ferrovalle (TFVM) and Ferrocarril Istmus de Tehuantepec (FIT) in Mexico.

    OUR SHIPS – LOCOMOTIVES OF THE SEA
    Our one-of-a-kind double-decked rail ferries call the Ports of Mobile and Coatzacoalcos approximately every 5 days.  

    Vessel Names     Bali Sea and Banda Sea
    Flag    Singapore
    Year Built    1985, 1986 respectively
    Service Speed    8 - 10 knots
    Length    585 feet or 178 meters
    Breadth Molded    117 feet or 36 meters
    Capacity    Approximately 115 railcars on 2 decks
    Deck Protection     30 feet or 10-meter sidewalls

    THE “CASE” FOR CG RAILWAY

    C - COST-EFFECTIVE: 
    Reduced mileage / Reduced equipment wear & tear / Improved fleet utilization

    A - ACCESSIBILE: 
    Direct interchanges with the CSX, NS, CN, KCS, AGR, TASD, FSRR and easy access to the FXE and FIT.

    S - SAFE:
    C-TPAT Certified / Proactive port security / Less exposure to equipment and product theft 

    E - EFFICIENT:
    Faster transit / Bypass the land border / Continuous supply chain pipeline /  Hassle-free customs clearance / Simplified freight invoicing 

    We invite you to get to know our services and allow us to become an extension of your logistics team: cgrcommercial@cgrailway.com 
     

    Shipping Requirements

    INQUIRY AND PRICING
    A pricing authority document is required prior to shipping. Please complete the Online Quote Request (link) or email cgrcommercial@cgrailway.com to start the pricing process.  

    SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS
    CG Railway is committed to helping customers with all of their shipping needs. Our shipping instructions are designed to help:

    • Accelerate the shipping process
    • Expedite customs clearance
    • Process payment 
       

    Please download either a Northbound Shipping Instructions Form or a Southbound Shipping Instructions Form, and email the completed form to cgrcommercial@cgrailway.com.

    CREDIT APPLICATION
    Prior to shipping your railcars, please ensure that you have been provided with a Pricing Authority document. If CGR is collecting the freight, you must complete an application for credit unless you opt to move cargo on a cash basis which requires pre-payment.

    Please complete the Credit Application Form and email it to cgrcommercial@cgrailway.com.

    IMPORT / EXPORT REQUIREMENTS
    Shipments are subject to international trade laws. It is mandatory for the Mexican importer or exporter to have a licensed Customs broker physically located in Coatzacoalcos, VL. The U.S. importer must have a licensed U.S. Customs broker to file the ISF and handle the import. For shipments to/from Canada, the brokers handling the in-bond transactions must be provided.
    This information should be confirmed on the Shipping Instructions Form.

    KICK-OFF MEETING
    In our commitment to customer service and communication, we hold a kick-off meeting for new customers to introduce the CGR team and generate an action plan for a seamless and successful first-time shipment. Your account manager will schedule the kick-off meeting once shipments are ready to commence.

    RAILCAR LOADING
    For the safety of your product and our personnel, railcars must be loaded and secured according to AAR standards. For guidance please visit this page on the AAR website or contact the Damage Prevention group of your serving railroad.

    Vessel Tracking

    UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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