OMNITRAX COLLABORATES WITH GREATER BROWNSVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO LAUNCH RAIL-READY SITES PROGRAM is a free online Railroad Discussion Forum and Railroad Photo Gallery for railroaders, railfans, model railroaders and anyone else who is interested in railroads. We cover a wide variety of topics, including freight trains, passenger and commuter railroads, rail news and information, tourist railroads, railway museums and railroad history.


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Posted On : October 14, 2020
Rail-served locations have proximity to Port of Brownsville and Mexico, solid infrastructure, direct access to Class 1 railroads and trained workers available


DENVER – OmniTRAX, Inc., a comprehensive logistics solutions provider and affiliate of The Broe Group, is working with the Greater Brownsville Economic Development Corporation (GBEDC) to bring the Rail-Ready Sites program to the Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway (BRG). The OmniTRAX Rail-Ready Sites program connects companies looking to maximize supply chain performance with rail-served properties.

OmniTRAX and GBEDC are marketing three initial sites on the BRG totaling 50 acres. The BRG, which interchanges with Class 1 railroads Union Pacific, BNSF and Kansas City Southern Mexico, will focus on attracting advanced and heavy industries, including automotive assembly & parts manufacturing, aerospace component manufacturing, metals recylcling, port-related industries and large scale manufacturing, plus energy, logistics and more.

“The attractiveness of Brownsville for both manufacturers and logistics starts with its comprehensive infrastructure network and continues with very pro-business state and local governments. Working with the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation, we’re confident we will attract fast-growing companies and bring new jobs and prosperity to the region,” said Federico Diaz Page, Director, Economic Development at OmniTRAX.

Mario Lozoya, Executive Director and CEO, Greater Brownsville Economic Development Corporation, said, “Brownsville offers companies a great location with access to Latin America via rail, highway and sea, and has a cost of doing business that is 20% lower than the rest of the country. Combine that with our young and skilled workforce, which includes participants in our award-winning “We Grow your Own” training program, and the OmniTRAX Rail-Ready Sites program is sure to be a great success for Brownsville.”

About Greater Brownsville Economic Development Corporation
The Greater Brownsville Economic Development Corporation (GBEDC), also known as GBIC, is a publicly-funded organization created in 1992 to help companies establish or expand operations in the Brownsville area. To strengthen the local economy, it works with the community to support local business owners, entrepreneurs, and startups. More information is available at is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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