Ventura Transfer Company Invests $800k In Building New Track At The Los Angeles Junction Railway Yard

  • Posted Feb 10, 2008

Los Angeles, CA – February 18, 2008 — Ventura Transfer Company (VTC), a pioneer in the transloading and distribution of bulk products shipped throughout the United States, is making a major investment in building new track in the Los Angeles Junction (LAJ) railway yard in Los Angeles.

“We’re seeing a number of the yards in Los Angeles being turned into intermodal facilities,” said Brian Oken, CEO, Ventura Transfer Company. “We are willing do to whatever it takes to ensure that our customers’ needs are met and part of that is making sure that they have a place to send their railcars where product can be stored, transloaded to trucks or sent to other locations.”

LAJ is a terminal and switching yard operating 64 miles of track in Los Angeles, California. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railway that provides rail service for industries located in a 2,800 acre area that includes the cities of Vernon, ativan online no prescription Maywood, Bell and Commerce.

About Ventura Transfer Company
Ventura Transfer Company, headquartered in Long Beach, California, manages the transloading and distribution of products shipped in bulk throughout the United States. Founded in the 1860s, it was the first bulk handling and transportation company in California. The Company operates a full-service bulk container terminal in Los Angeles, including rail yards servicing major west coast lines, a facility in Arizona, and a warehouse in the Los Angeles area. VTC holds an exemplary safety record and consistently received awards for outstanding performance. In 2007, it was honored by INC Magazine as one of the 5,000 fastest growing privately held companies in the nation. To further their commitment to a better work place and a better world, the company is an adherent to the Great Place to Work Institute philosophies. For more information, visit

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