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Did you see the longest wind turbine blade train traveling through Texas?

March 15th, 2024
March 15, 2024 - TRA Newswire -A recent shipment of wind turbine blades from a Colorado manufacturer to delivery at the Port of Brownsville, Texas broke an all-time record for a shipment by rail as it traveled through the state.From...

2023 Texas freight rail volume was down for the big guys.... up for the short lines

January 15th, 2024
January 15, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Depending on the commodity and the size of the railroad, traffic counts were both up and down in 2023 throughout Texas and the nation.Two of the three largest (Class 1) railroads operating in Texas...

Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway partners with local school district to aid community recovery

August 27th, 2023
August 27, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway, LLC (BRG) recently presented Point Isabel School District with a check for $9,000 during a ceremony that honored each of BRG’s nine recipients of the 2022 OmniTRAX Safe Shipper...

Texas Short Line Operator OmniTRAX wins safety award

June 2nd, 2020
June 2, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Short Line operator OmniTRAX, one of the fastest growing railroads in North America, is the recipient of safety commendations from the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association for 2019. Panhandle Northern Railway, a Texas...

Rail is the "sweet" key to Port of Brownsville new operation

March 24th, 2017
March 24, 2017 - TRA Newswire - CSC Sugar began its new packaging and distribution operations at the Port of Brownsville this week. Key to the company’s expansion to Brownsville is the port’s rail infrastructure and cargo capabilities. “We chose the Port of Brownsville...

Hundreds hear that Texas needs to embrace freight and passenger rail - not just more roads

January 15th, 2017
January 15, 2016 - TRA Newswire - Hundreds of attendees from the public and private sector heard from both freight and passenger executives and advocates Friday that roads alone will not solve our future transportation needs. Featured speaker Peter Espy, Rail Division...

New short line begins operations in Central Texas

August 3rd, 2016
August 3, 2016 - TRA Newswire An old short line railroad in Texas is purchased and rebranded as Central Texas & Colorado River Railway LLC  and began local service this week. Formerly known as the Heart of Texas Railroad, it was purchased from Texas investors earlier...

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