Pacific Harbor Line, Inc.
Pacific Harbor Line, Inc. provides rail transportation, maintenance and dispatching services to the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, which together form the largest container port in the United States. In addition to switching over 40,000 units of carload freight annually, PHL provides rail switching services for nine on-dock intermodal terminals and provides dispatching services for about ninety intermodal or unit trains per day.


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Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

705 North Henry Ford Avenue
Wilmington, CA 90744
Telephone: (310) 834-4594
Fax: (310) 513-6789

President – Otis L. Cliatt

Employees – 145

Operations Began – November 1997

18 Route miles
59 Track miles
23 Locomotives

Major Commodities
Automobiles, borax, cotton, grain, heavy equipment, intermodal containers, lumber, manufactured goods, petrochemicals, scrap

Major Customers (Carload)
California Cartage, Certainteed Roofing, ConocoPhillips, Del Monte, LA Grain, Nissan, Potential Industries, Rancho LPG, Rio Tinto Minerals, SA Recycling, Tesoro, Toyota, Weyerhaeuser

Major Customers (Intermodal)
American President Lines, Cosco, Evergreen America, Hanjin, K-Line, Maersk Sealand, Mediterranean Shipping, NYK Line, Yang Ming

Port Facilities Served
Port of Long Beach, California
Port of Los Angeles, California

Connecting Railroads
BNSF Railway Company, Union Pacific Railroad

Annual Volume
40,000 carloads (excluding intermodal)

Transload Facilities
Wilmington, California
Long Beach, CA

Team Track
Team tracks with side dock at
Wilmington, California

This page last updated on April 7, 2014