Brownsville and Rio Grande International Railroad


By: George C. Werner

Type: General Entry

Published: August 1, 1995


The Brownsville and Rio Grande International Railroad is a terminal switching railroad serving the port of Brownsville. On February 26, 1984, the Brownsville and Rio Grande International took over the switching at the port on track leased from the Brownsville Navigation District. The track had previously been leased to and the switching handled by the Missouri Pacific Railroad Company.

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

George C. Werner, “Brownsville and Rio Grande International Railroad,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 29, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/brownsville-and-rio-grande-international-railroad.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

August 1, 1995