BNSF Railway/Kansas City Southern Intermodal Service

A new Steelwheel solution for shipping between the

U.S.AND Mexico

BNSF and KCS are proud to offer a new intermodal service connecting major industrial and consumer markets in Mexico with key U.S. cities. It’s a great new option for shipping freight to Mexico or shipping freight from Mexico.
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Benefits of new BNSF & KCS Mexico freight shipping service: 5 days a week.
Benefits of new BNSF & KCS Mexico freight shipping service: 100% Steelwheel (direct service).
Benefits of new BNSF & KCS Mexico freight shipping service: Streamlined cross-border customs.
Benefits of new BNSF & KCS Mexico freight shipping service: 24/7 visibility to shipments.
Benefits of new BNSF & KCS Mexico freight shipping service: State-of-the-art security.
map legend Routes of the new BNSF KCS service for shipping freight to and from Mexico.
Mexico to the U.S.
Freight Shipping
Ship from Toluca, San Luis Potosí or Monterrey to Dallas/Fort Worth (with option to continue westbound)
or direct to Chicago.
(Starting Sept. 5, 2017, U.S. Northbound Container Service Laredo to Chicago)
U.S. to Mexico
Freight Shipping
Choose the origin of Chicago or Dallas/Fort Worth, and we will facilitate a streamlined cross-border shipment to your choice destination of Laredo, Monterrey, San Luis Potosí or Toluca.

Service Highlights

  • 5 Days a Week
  • 100% Steelwheel (Direct Service)
  • Streamlined Cross-Border Customs
  • State-of-the-Art Security
  • 24/7 Shipment Visibility
  • Bilingual Customer Support in U.S. & Mexico

New Partnership,
New Choices for Shippers

  • Northbound Container Service from Toluca, San Luis Potosí & Monterrey to Dallas/Fort Worth & Chicago
  • Northbound Container Service from Laredo, TX to Chicago
  • Southbound Container Service from Chicago & Dallas/Fort Worth to Laredo, Monterrey, San Luis Potosí & Toluca
  • Ability to Connect to Other Markets: including the West Coast to and from Los Angeles, San Bernardino & Stockton, Calif.; the Pacific Northwest to and from Seattle and Portland, Ore.; and Northeastern & Canadian markets via connections from other railroads
  • Service Offered 5 Days a Week*
  • Competitive Transit Times which Range from 2.5 Days to 8 Days*
  • All Steelwheel – No Draying, Transload or Interchange Delays
  • Seamless Cross-Border Transportation with Customs Pre-Clearance
  • Security Measures Including Surveillance Equipment & Trained Specialists Along the Transit Line in Mexico

*See Schedules for more information

SCHEDULES Find the northbound and southbound times that work for your shipments.
SHIPPER BENEFITS Savings, security, market access & more benefits of shipping with BNSF & Kansas City Southern.
Let's Connect to talk about Mexico freight shipping!
To learn more about this new joint service, please contact:
Paul Hirsch AVP BNSF Mexico Business Unit
Jonathan Mulch AVP KCS Intermodal Sales
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Now available: Northbound Container Service from Laredo to Chicago.