The Raritan Central Railway is dedicated to providing seamless and timely transportation solutions for our customers. Operations are based at the Raritan Center Industrial Park and the Heller Industrial Park in Edison, New Jersey. The locations' infrastructure and strategic positioning enables the Raritan Central to efficiently handle a wide range of materials including paper, plastics, steel, food grade, building products, and more. An aggressive program to expand and upgrade both yard and storage-in-transit tracks has increased rail car capacity and made all trackage fully 263,000# compliant. Crews are available to serve customers seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Interchange is handled daily with both CSX and Norfolk Southern (Conrail Shared Assets), allowing shippers access to the entire North American rail network.
At the Raritan Central, our focus on the customer results in a level of service that is unequaled by larger railroads. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer on-demand service for critical shipments, free additional daily switching, and easy customer access to inventory data. We offer full transloading/ reloading capabilities with 10 transfer, 45 bulk transfer, and over 420 storage-in-transit rail car spots. Commodities can be handled in supersacs, hopper cars, tank cars, and seabulk containers. A 30 ton mobile crane is available to customers for steel and building products reloading. Other services include the convenience of cross-docking through multiple facilities, available third party logistics with 120,000 s/f of space and 13 car spots, and five acres of outside storage.
THE INDUSTRIAL PARKS
The Raritan Center Industrial Park and the Heller Industrial Park are known in the industry for "going the extra mile" to provide customers with the flexibility needed to grow their business. This includes offering modern, energy efficient buildings built with the highest quality components, comprehensive maintenance plans, and the ability to identify and respond to a customer's specific requirements for material handling and product distribution. The industrial parks can draw upon a workforce of over 500,000 skilled workers in the immediate region, and over four million in all of New Jersey. Current tenants include: FedEx, UPS, Aramark, RJR Nabisco, BASF, and many others.
Both the Raritan Center Industrial Park and the Heller Industrial Park specialize in distribution centers. In total, the parks offer 40 food and paper grade buildings with more than 21 million square feet of space under roof - 14 million square feet in Raritan Center and 7 million square feet in Heller Park. At the Raritan Central, we'll help you to identify a location that best suits your warehousing or distribution needs. Whether you require a site with direct rail access, or prefer to transload from nearby facilities, we have the location that will allow your business to succeed.
For more information on available space, amenities, and tenant services, visit the following websites:
Federal Business Centers: www.federalbusinesscenters.com
Summit Associates: www.sairealestate.com
Heller Industrial Parks: www.hellerpark.com.
The Raritan Center and Heller Industrial Parks are located along Route 514 in Edison, New Jersey, just off New Jersey Turnpike Exit 10 and the Route 440/I-287 interchange. The parks provide easy access to all areas between New York City and Philadelphia, and are only 20 miles from the Port of New York & New Jersey and Newark International Airport.
Mileage to major tunnels and bridges in the tristate area:
New York City Crossings
Holland Tunnel – 27 miles
Lincoln Tunnel – 28 miles
George Washington Bridge – 40 miles
Staten Island and Long Island Crossings
Outerbridge Crossing - 5 miles
Goethals Bridge - 13 miles
Verrazano Narrows Bridge 20 miles
Pennsylvania Turnpike Connection Bridge - 43 miles
Interstate 78 Crossing - 53 miles
Interstate 80 Crossing - 69 miles
Delaware Memorial Bridge - 92 miles
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