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New Houston-area Class III industrial park railroad debuts this week

August 10th, 2022
August 10, 2022 - TRA Newswire -A new short line railroad in a Baytown industrial park is expected to start service this week to provide common carrier service and interline with both BNSF and Union Pacific Railroad. TGS Cedar Port...

Port of Corpus Christi looking for a short-line operator

June 9th, 2021
June 8, 2021 - TRA Newswire - A Request For Proposals (RFP) is being issued by the Port of Corpus Christi Authority as it begins a search for a short-line rail operator. The authority is expected to select an operator in...

Texas short line RRs can benefit from 45-G passage

December 22nd, 2020
December 22, 2020 – TRA Newswire - The 45 short line railroads operating in Texas got their Christmas gift several days early when the omnibus appropriations/coronavirus relief/tax legislation passed in Congress. That bill contained the law that makes permanent the...

Watco to run rail ops at Dow Chemical plants in Texas, elsewhere

July 6th, 2020
July 6, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Short line railroad operator Watco will take over rail infrastructure assets and related equipment at six major Dow Chemical North American sites, including two along the Texas Gulf coast and one in Louisiana. Watco, the...

Short Line rehab projects advance in Panhandle & South Texas

April 20th, 2019
April 20, 2019 - TRA Newswire - The cities of Borger in the Texas Panhandle and Gonzales in South Texas are moving forward to help short line railroads in their area improve safety and sustainability to serve local shippers. In Borger, 31...

Actually, a few positive rail bills filed in Austin

March 3rd, 2019
Updated to March 4, 2019 - TRA Newswire - Amidst an onslaught of bills filed by rural legislators intent on killing high-speed rail in Texas, there is a smattering of positive freight and passenger rail bills filed this session in Austin. Rep....

Dallas-based Short Line railroad operator expands to Indiana

April 10th, 2017
April 6, 2017 - TRA Newswire - TNW Logistic Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TNW Corporation, announced today a partnership with the Perry County Port Authority (PCPA) to expand economic development opportunities in the Tell City River Port area,...

Rep Ashby files bill to help Texas short line railroads

March 9th, 2017
January 9, 2017 - TRA Newswire - Representative Trent Ashby (R), Lufkin, has filed House Bill 3566 that would allow the 43 short line railroads that operate in Texas the ability to use tax credits for certain railroad reconstruction and replacement...

BNSF Railway names Austin Western Railroad as 2015 Shortline Railroad of the Year

December 29th, 2015
December 28, 2015 - TRA Newswire BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) announced Austin Western Railroad (AWRR) as its 2015 Shortline Railroad of the Year during BNSF’s annual Shortline Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. AWRR, which is operated by Watco Companies of Pittsburg,...

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