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Delaware City Refining Company Ladder Rack

Delaware City, DE


After completion of a double-loop track for unit trains at this refinery, R&M designed a departure track that paralleled the main line rail access. The rail yard consists of (8) ladder tracks that can hold 25 cars each, (2) unloading tracks and an adjacent track for access around the yard.



This NS approved rail yard now provides an area for unit trains to be broken down, unloaded and reassembled at the refinery.

These ladder tracks allow (2) unit trains on site at a time separated onto (8) tracks with (2) unloading tracks with (25) unloading stations each.


Services Provided:

  • Rail Layout and Design Per NSRR and AREMA Guidelines
  • NS Railroad Approval
  • Facility and Equipment Layout
  • Steel Structure Design
  • Connection Design
  • Concrete Foundation Design
  • Site Civil