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Ferrovalle is a railroad and intermodal operator that receives and delivers an average of 20,000 trains and more than 1,000,000 railcars per year. Services include switching, terminal switching, origin switching, intermodal operations and other services within 200 hectares (494.2 acres) in operative yards for Mexico’s three line-haul carriers. Each — Ferrocarril Mexicano S.A. de C.V. (Ferromex), Ferrosur S.A. de C.V., and Kansas City Southern de México S.A. de C.V. (KCSM) — has a 25 percent stake in the Ferrocarril y Terminal del Valle de México. The government holds the remaining 25 percent in the terminal.

Ferrovalle also owns Mexico’s largest intermodal facility, which has an annual capacity of approximately 450,000 containers as of 2015. Ferrovalle Intermodal offers other services such as logistics, transload, warehousing, customs brokerage, recognition of merchandise and a host of other support services.