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San Angelo's Rail Port is open for business

July 3rd, 2022
July 3, 2022 - TRA Newswire -The West Texas City of San Angelo is now in the rail park business and has high hopes for a bright future.San Angelo joins a list of other cities outside of the largest urban...

Big step forward for restarting international trains across the Rio Grande at Presidio TX

October 19th, 2021
Updated October 21, 2021- TRA Newswire - The last stumbling block holding up moving freight rail traffic across the Rio Grande between Texas and Mexico in deep Southwest Texas was removed by the state legislature Tuesday. With a $15.5 million dollar appropriation...

Tex-Mex rail bridge needs a $35 million state appropriation to start cross-border service

March 8th, 2021
March 8, 2021 - TRA Newswire - No trains will be able to cross the newly rebuilt Presidio, Texas-Ojinaga, Mexico international rail bridge until the Texas legislature appropriates $35 million for the final touch, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)...

1st train in over 15 years uses South Orient RR tracks to Presidio - but no Rio crossing...yet

December 23rd, 2020
Updated December 28, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Two heavy haul locomotives pulling a 100 car ballast train from Alpine, Texas have made their way over the long mothballed South Orient Railroad line to Presidio, in deep Southwest Texas. This...

New Texas-Mexico rail system could change Oklahoma trade industry

November 30th, 2019
November 21, 2019 - news9.com - PRESIDIO, Texas - Many traded goods that end up in Oklahoma cross the Mexican border in Texas by automobile. At the Presidio, Texas, port of entry, all of that is about to change with a new rail...

TxDOT receives Fed grant for South Orient rail upgrades in SW Texas / refinery to be new customer

August 5th, 2017
Updated August 13, 2017 - TRA Newswire - AUSTIN – The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that the Texas Department of Transportation has received a $7 million federal grant to help rebuild the Presidio-Ojinaga International Rail Bridge and 72 miles of...

Texas Pacifico South Orient Railroad's newest customer opens operations at Big Lake

March 20th, 2016
March 20, 2016 - TRA Newswire Unit trains from Texas Pacifico are now hauling frac sand for Fort Worth based Maalt LP at their Big Lake terminal in West Texas.  Despite the slump in the oil market, demand for frac sand...

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