Follow the $18M railroad from Laredo to CorpusFollow the $18M railroad from Laredo to Corpushttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=14302015-03-25T13:53:00Z2015-03-25T00:00:00Z

LAREDO - The Kansas City Southern Railway Company is investing approximately $18 million in construction and improvement projects from Laredo to Corpus Christi.

These projects will help grow capacity, as well as maintain and enhance safety on the cross-border network.

Work on the Laredo Subdivision will continue through mid-April with installation of approximately 80,000 cross ties; replacement of approximately six miles of rail; enhancements to approximately 177 road crossings; and structural steel improvements at the international bridge at Laredo.

In addition to Laredo and Corpus Christi, specific communities where this work will be performed include Realitos, San Diego, Alice, Agua Dulce, Banquete and Robstown.

In Texas, Kansas City Southern Railway Company owns and operates 927 miles of rail infrastructure, three intermodal facilities and an automotive facility.

Kansas City Southern Railway Company serves the ports of Beaumont, Port Arthur, Corpus Christi and Brownsville, as well as 42 transload facilities in the state.

Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, Kansas City Southern is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama.

Its primary U.S. holding is Kansas City Southern Railway Company, serving the central and south central U.S.

Laredo Morning Times
Infrastructure & Transportation
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