Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railroad BRG #170

Nature of Firm

BRG is a terminal switching railroad at the Port of Brownsville, TX operating 42 miles of track and connecting with UP and KCSM via an intermediate switch for UP. Traffic includes steel, agricultural products, food products and general commodities.


This line was operated by the MP until 1984, when its owner, the Brownsville Navigation District, took it back and started the BRG. The company is directed by a Board of Trustees.

Company Information

Mailing Address

Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railroad
Highway 48 & Marine Way Drive
P. O. Box 3818
Brownsville, TX  78523-3818

Phone 956-831-7731
Fax 956-831-2142
Web Site

Norma Torres
President & COO

Fernando Gonzalez
VP of Operations
Company Affiliation Brownsville Navigation District
Interchange Points Brownsville, TX
Agreement Type Switching Carrier
Information Exchange Method RMI