Texas Northeastern Railroad TNER #790

Nature of Firm

TNER operates west from Bonham through Bells to Sherman, TX and east from New Boston to Texarkana, TX. A branch line runs from Bells to Trenton, TX, with a connection with Dallas, Garland & Northeastern. TNER operates via trackage rights over BNSF from Sherman to Denison, TX. Connections are made with UP at Denison, BNSF at Sherman, and with UP and KCS at Texarkana. TNER serves the Red River Army Depot at Defense, located just west of Texarkana.

TNER abandoned its freight service from Clarksville to Paris, TX in 1996, from Clarksville to New Boston in 1997. It discontinued service on Bonham to Paris, TX in 2004 and sold the track to the state of Texas in 2006. 


This is a former Missouri Pacific (Texas & Pacific Railroad) line. Short line service started October 22, 1990. TNER is a Genesee & Wyoming owned and operated short line.

Company Information

Mailing Address

Texas Northeastern Railroad
403 International Parkway Suite 500
Richardson, TX 75081

Phone 972-808-9800
Fax 972-808-9903
Web Site www.gwrr.com

Tommy Gibson
Interim General Manager

Maureen Byrne
Sales/Marketing Manager
Ph: 972-792-1320
Email: maureen.byrne@gwrr.com

Company Affiliation Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
Interchange Points Texarkana and Denison, TX
Agreement Type Handling Carrier
Information Exchange Method RMI