Konecranes Sells RTG Crane and Reach Stacker to CSX Intermodal Terminals | Industry News
In March, Konecranes received another order for rubber-tire gantries and reach stackers from transportation supplier CSX Intermodal Terminals Inc. Four Konecranes RTGs will be delivered to two CSX Intermodal Terminals’ facilities in Chicago, Ill., and two reach stackers to Charleston, S.C. All equipment will be delivered before March 2015.
CSX Intermodal Terminals, Inc., a subsidiary of CSX Corporation in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation's leading intermodal terminal operators, providing rail-to-truck and truck-to-rail transloading services. The company operates more than 30 terminals across the eastern United States and Canada.
Konecranes’ RTGs will be used for stacking and moving containers from rail to truck and vice versa. The cranes are equipped with Konecranes Active Load Control for the most efficient Anti-Sway and Fine-Positioning. The RTGs have a lifting capacity of 50 tons and are able to stack one over three containers high.
The two reach stackers will be used for loading and unloading containers from trains in first and second rail. They have a lifting capacity of 45 tons in first rail and 43 tons in second rail.