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Henderson freight rail line increasing economic opportunity in Rusk County

May 31st, 2022
May 26, 2022 - kltv.com - A project over a decade in the making is increasing economic opportunity in Henderson and the county of Rusk as a whole. According to John Cloutier, President of the Rusk County Rural Rail District,...

Texarkana rail park gets $1m-plus Econ Development grant

July 23rd, 2021
July 23, 2021 - TRA Newswire - TexAmericas Center, one of the largest mixed-used industrial parks in the country, formerly a 12,000 acre Department of Defense property in Texarkana, has been awarded an $864,550 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s...

BNSF names "Certified" Gainesville rail site

December 15th, 2020
December 15, 2020 - TRA Newswire - BNSF Railway has named a Gainesville Texas development one of its Certified Sites, cutting construction time for new rail-served businesses by an average six to nine months. Gateway Industrial Park in Gainesville is...

Union Pacific: ‘We want your business’

July 28th, 2019
July 25, 2019 - chron.com - Union Pacific (UP) is hanging out their Open for Business sign. The rail giant’s recent initiative called “Rail Within Reach” is extending the stretch of rail to new customers across the country including Dayton and...

US Commerce Dept gives NETEX 1.5M for rail terminal in Mount Vernon TX

January 21st, 2018
January 21, 2018 - Texarkana Gazette - The U.S. Department of Commerce announced last Thursday it would pledge $1.5 million to the city of Mount Vernon, Texas, toward railroad improvements to support business development and expansion in Northeast Texas and Southwest...

BNSF announces 2016 customer economic development results - includes $1 3 billion Arkansas steel mill

February 28th, 2017
February 28, 2017 - TRA Newswire - BNSF Railway Company (BNSF)  announced that customers served by the freight rail provider invested nearly $3.5 billion in 2016. This figure reflects several large investments by customers including the completion of Big River Steel's...

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