New rail transfer yard extends Oakland’s export reach

The Port of Oakland’s new near-dock rail transfer yard received its first train Thursday, making the Northern California port more attractive for discretionary cargo that would otherwise transit other North American ports. In fact, the cargo on this first train to call at the $100-million rail facility at the former Oakland Army Base was originally destined for Canadian ports.
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