Brownsville and Rio Grande Transload
SERVING SOUTH TEXAS, THE GULF COAST AND MEXICO
The Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway, LLC (BRG) is a short line railroad that operates 45 miles of track and connects the Brownsville Navigation District and GEOTRAC Industrial Hub to three Class I railroads. Located 8 miles west of the border, the BRG also has access to The Port of Brownsville, the only deep water port located on the U.S. and Mexico border. The port’s 42 foot deep water channel and 1,200 foot-wide turning basin offers international shippers a gateway to markets in the US and Mexico.
Brownsville Transload offers 30 car spots and 227 acres of land suitable for transloading and storage.
Our material handling capabilities: Bulk liquid commodities, scrap metal, lumber, plastics, and steel materials including coils, slabs and ingots.
Brownsville & Rio Grande Transload Location Details Include:
- Railroad Connections: BNSF, KCSM, UP (via BRG)
- Market Proximity: Brownsville, Harlingen, Monterey and Matamoros
- Truck Routes & Highway Access: Heavy-haul corridor into Mexico, Highway 550, 48 &101
- Storage Options: Customized indoor and outdoor storage solutions available
PORT OF BROWNSVILLE
On the Southernmost tip of Texas, at the port of Brownsville, rails and road and ready workforce converge. Nearby 40,000 acres of Texas land stand ready for industrial development, while expanded drilling in Mexico’s adjacent Burgos Basin shale formation waits on the proper energy expertise. (Read more)
OLS MAKES SHIPPING EASY
OLS works with one of North America’s leading manufacturers and distributors of steel tubing to optimize its transload and warehousing operation. OLS implemented a Rail Inventory Management System resulting in greater visibility and better management of product inventory and transportation cost. (Read more)
TURN KEY TRANSLOAD
OmniTRAX Logistics Services works with a top 10 E&P company to develop and manage a turn-key transload solution that helps the customer quickly gain access to a new market. Within a short period of time OLS proposed a bundled solution and developed a frac sand rail-to-truck facility. (Read more)