Freight

Freight rail car on the tracks

Kenvil Team Track Improvement Project

Morris County rehabilitated the County owned Kenvil Team Track in 2014. It is located in Roxbury Township on Berkshire Valley Road (CR 642), north of US 46. The team track serves as a public transload facility (merchandise is transferred from railroad to truck) that businesses may utilize.

Freight Infrastructure and Land Use Analysis

The Freight Infrastructure and Land Use Analysis was a two year comprehensive study that examined the impact and role of the goods movement industry on the county’s transportation network, land use, and economy.

Chester Branch Railroad Rehabilitation Project

Morris County was awarded $5.8 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to rehabilitate the Chester Branch Railroad. This project was completed in 2011.

Morris/Warren County Rail Corridor Study

The Morris/Warren County Rail Corridor Study examined the infrastructure and operational improvements necessary to modernize the primary rail freight corridor serving Morris and Warren counties, helping it accommodate taller and heavier cars and generate future economic development.

Railroad Freight

Morris County is served by four freight railroad companies:

Morris County owns 3 freight rail lines which are served and maintained under contract with the Dover & Rockaway River Railroad:

  • Chester Branch
  • High Bridge Branch Railroad
  • Dover & Rockaway Railroad

Freight Planning in the Region