Colona Transfer is a full-service intermodal terminal for bulk material handling. The terminal is located in the Port of Pittsburgh, which is the fourth-busiest inland port in the United States. Colona provides intermodal transfer services with its 60 barge harbor, CSX rail access, truck access, 120 acres and 420,000 square feet of warehousing.
The terminal is designed to handle dry bulk goods including aggregates, coal, coke, fertilizer, frac sand, industrial minerals, salt, and more.
Colona Transfer is serviced by the CSX railroad. The terminal has more than 5 miles of track that directly interchanges at Milepost PLE 21 with the CSX’ Aliquippa Yard and 330 private, owned railcar storage spots. Two railcar unloading hoppers and many acres of laydown area accommodate rapid transloading of aggregates, coal, salt, sand, and other materials.
The harbor is located on Mile Marker 23.5 of the Ohio River, which is the northern most point on the Ohio River. The harbor includes two docks, crane service and automated conveyor service for rapid loading and unloading.
Colona is situated on a state highway and nearby four interstate highways. Truck service is accommodated with three scales that are governed by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Weights and Measures.