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Want fed funds for state freight rail projects? Texas legislators must pony up

January 8th, 2022
January 8, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Want to move more freight trains efficiently in Texas in 2030, 2040 and beyond? An analysis of two major Texas Department of Transportation freight rail studies in 2021, one for the Houston-Beaumont Region and the...

Port of Beaumont gains $18 million federal grant - includes rail improvements

November 16th, 2019
November 15, 2019 - - The Port of Beaumont will now be able to secure three vital infrastructure projects to maintain and expand its operations thanks to an $18 million federal grant. Representatives from the U.S. Department of Transportation, which awarded...

Growth in oil by rail at Port of Beaumont

April 6th, 2019
April 3, 2019 - Beaumont Enterprise - The Port of Beaumont’s Orange County Terminal is addressing infrastructure needs to keep up with its growing success as a hub for oil and refined products. The latest project to be completed there is a...

Feds award Texas $10 million to shore up two Gulf Coast ports

October 14th, 2018
Ocotber 12, 2018 -   The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $10 million in grants to Texas to improve critical port infrastructure to support business development and disaster resiliency following Hurricane Harvey. The projects are expected to create and retain...

Houston energy company considers Beaumont-to-Mexico rail exports

October 19th, 2016
October 19, 2016 - Mexico presents an opportunity for companies looking to export refined products out of Houston, but a lack of clarity has limited the number of participants willing to be the among the first to the market. Houston-based Jefferson...

Served by 3 Class 1's: Joint venture to construct intermodal fuel terminal in Beaumont

July 7th, 2016
June 28, 2016 - Progressive Railroading Green Plains Inc. and Jefferson Gulf Coast Energy Partners have formed a joint venture to construct and operate an intermodal fuels terminal at Jefferson's existing terminal in Beaumont, Texas. The 50-50 joint venture is expected to...

TxDOT Rail Director says locals need to "Empower 35" rail plan / Calls for changes to Heartland Flyer service

January 24th, 2016
January 22, 2016 - TRA Newswire Highlights: I-35 Corridor passenger rail plan due out soon Heartland Flyer Fort Worth to Oklahoma service could be up for grabs Beaumont railroad bridge and Laredo freight traffic bottlenecks in rail division sights Within the next several months a...

KCS putting $15 million into Beaumont Sub rail, bridge upgrades

January 13th, 2016
January 11, 2016 - Special to TRA Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced today that its principal U.S. subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), will invest approximately $15 million in 2016 on rail and bridge improvement projects on...

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