Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway

BRG’s $9,000 donation to Point Isabel Independent School District in honor of nine “safe” shipper will provide clothing and school supplies for local students and families impacted by Laguna Heights tornado, according to OmniTRAX. BRG President Shariff Gonnella, pictured fourth from left; Norma Torres, retired BRG leader, pictured sixth from right. (Photograph Courtesy of OmniTRAX)

Texas Shippers Honored for Safety

Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway, LLC (BRG), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, has presented a $9,000 donation to the Point Isabel Independent School District (ISD) in honor of nine shippers demonstrating a commitment to safety.

NextDecade Announces FID for Rio Grande LNG Phase 1

Texas-based energy company NextDecade Corporation (NextDecade) on July 12 announced that it has made a positive final investment decision (FID) for Phase 1 of its proposed Rio Grande liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, which consists of the construction of the first three liquefication trains, to be built at the Port of Brownsville.


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OmniTRAX: Building Business in Brownsville

OmniTRAX is bringing the Rail-Ready Sites program to its 45-mile Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway (BRG) in Cameron County, Texas. The Broe Group affiliate is partnering with Greater Brownsville Economic Development Corp. (GBEDC) to connect rail-served properties with customers interested in locating in the area—near the Port of Brownsville and Mexico.