#1 Choice for
Intermodal Transportation
Canada

Why choose RailGateway for Intermodal Rail Transportation?

RailGateway is the perfect solution for businesses with full-load shipment needs that want to save money on shipping. We provide reliable rail freight rates at a fraction of the cost of traditional “over the road” methods.

Our service is fast and easy to use, so you can get your rail shipments where they need to for the best rates possible.

With RailGateway, you can rest assured that your products will arrive safe and sound. With our rail consulting services and state-of-the-art tracking system, you’ll always know where your shipment is. Our team of experts is available to help with any questions or problems you may have.

Request your Intermodal rail freight rate today and see for yourself the difference our pricing and rail intermodal service can have on your bottom line.

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How it Works

Request a Quote

Submit your intermodal shipping details by clicking “Get a Rail Freight Rate Now” below. Tell us the pick-up and drop-off city and province or US state, the rail container size, 43’ or 50’, you need, and the type of cargo you plan on shipping.

Within a few moments, our team will reply with a free custom intermodal transportation rail quote with the lowest price we can apply.

Please note: we do not haul motorized vehicles, refrigerated goods, or personal belongings of any kind. Business customers only.

Book your Order

Confirm all the details and book your order.

Then, sit back and relax! It’s that easy.

We’ll take care of all the intermodal details, from appointments to the final delivery. 

Track your Shipment

You’ll receive live status updates on your intermodal shipment from the point of order to its final destination. And if you have any questions, concerns, or queries along the way. Our team is here for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Canadian Domestic Intermodal Freight Railroads

We partner with Canada’s two major intermodal transportation carriers: Canadian National Railway (CN Intermodal) and Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail Intermodal) to offer our clients high-quality rail service at the lowest rates. As preferred partners of CN Intermodal and CP Intermodal, we have access to discounts that we pass on to our clients.

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Request your CN rail shipping rates or CP rail shipping rates below.

Interested to see how much money you can save with Rail Intermodal Shipping?

Why work with us for your intermodal transportation needs?

Save Money

Reason number one? Huge savings, that’s why!

Take advantage of our pooled volume discounts with the leading intermodal carriers. As our volume increases, your transportation costs decrease.

For over 20 years, we’ve been building our rail intermodal traffic volumes and decreasing prices. Now’s the time for you to enjoy those savings.

Save Time

Time is money, and we understand that better than most.

Let us handle all the details of your intermodal shipments, from placing orders, scheduling appointments for pick up and delivery, eliminating storage charges, and everything in between.

We make it quick and simple for you every step of the way.

Worry-Free

Managing logistics can be very challenging, so we’re here.

Our customers love not having to worry about their Intermodal shipping for one second.

We keep you updated on every step so you can focus on your core business.

Leave the rest to us.

Easy, Fast & Efficient Intermodal Freight Shipping

About RailGateway

Looking for a better and more cost-effective way to ship your goods via intermodal shipping to or from Canada?

Rail is the most efficient and cost-effective way to move your cargo. And that’s why businesses all over Canada are turning to RailGateway for their intermodal rail needs.

We know you have a choice when shipping your intermodal freight, so we work hard to provide the best possible service at the lowest price. With our extensive network of rail partners, we can get your cargo where it needs to go when it needs to be there.

Contact us today and see how we can help streamline your business’s shipping process!

Best full-load domestic Intermodal rail transportation rates in Canada!

At RailGateway, we specialize in offering 40’ and 53’, rail carrier-owned equipment using dry van intermodal containers.  We do not offer service for privately owned equipment. 

As one of Canada’s largest rail intermodal brokerages, we offer business customers the lowest shipping rates in the industry.

How? By offering pooled volume discounts unmatched by anyone else.

Multi-Carrier, One single point of contact in your Supply Chains


Our service allows business customers to work with two of North America’s largest full-load railroad freight companies, all with one central point of contact.

Intermodal transport allows organizations to be more flexible with their supply chain options. And working with different carriers allows us to compare and book the most optimal route, rail freight rate, and transit time for your intermodal freight shipments.

Go Green with Intermodal, the environmentally friendly way to move goods


Get your shipments on the right track with RailGateway Intermodal transportation. We offer you daily tracking for each shipment so that no matter where in North America it may be, you know exactly where your shipment is.


With our intermodal freight railroad experts, you won’t have to worry about paperwork because we care for all those details. We also schedule pick-up and delivery appointments, so you don’t have to.

It’s never been this easy to track shipments and manage your rail intermodal logistics!

We make intermodal easy: Set it and forget it!


RailGateway has the expertise and resources to care for all your rail shipping needs. Whether you’re shipping domestic intermodal or cross-border along the Mississippi corridor we can handle your full-load shipment for the best price and route to meet your needs.

Yes, it’s that simple. Our intermodal transportation services are efficient, reliable, and affordable, no matter how large the request is.  You can expect to receive a daily status report that will keep you up to date on how your shipment is moving from pick-up to final delivery. 

Just approve your custom intermodal transport rail quote, place your order, then sit back and relax. We’ll take it from there. We manage your railroad freight shipment from start to end.


You’ll save time and money by using our services. Contact us today and let us show you how easy and affordable rail intermodal shipping can be!

Got Questions?

Check out our Intermodal Frequently Asked Questions page, or contact one of our intermodal experts to learn more about our services.

What is the meaning of intermodal?

Describes the transportation of goods using multiple modes of transport, with no handling of the goods between modes. We provide 40′ or 53′ size intermodal containers, you load your freight, and we bring it to the rail yard where it is loaded onto the train. At destination, the same occurs, we unload off the train, to a chassis and then deliver the container to your final destination.

What is an example of intermodal transportation?

One example of intermodal transportation is using a cargo ship to transport shipping containers by sea. Followed by the use of a truck or train to transport the intermodal container to its final destination.

Why is it called intermodal?

The term intermodal derives from the Latin words “inter,” meaning “between,” and “modalis,” meaning “mode.”

What is the difference between modal and intermodal?

Modal, or multimodal transportation, is when one contract covers the entire journey. In intermodal shipments, there are separate contracts for each leg of a trip.

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