Texas Pacifico Transportation

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Not to be confused with Texas and Pacific Railway.
Texas Pacifico Transportation Ltd.
Reporting mark TXPF[1]
Locale West Texas
Dates of operation 2005 (2005)present
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length 376 miles (605 km)[2]
Headquarters Mexico City[3]
Website www.texaspacifico.com

Texas Pacifico Transportation Ltd. (reporting mark TXPF) is a railroad operating company in West Texas that is owned by Grupo México.[4] The company operates over the South Orient Rail Line under a lease and operating agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation and Texas Pacifico Transportation, Ltd. The South Orient Rail Line runs from the Mexican border town of Presidio, Texas to San Angelo Junction.[5] It was constructed to interchange with Ferromex at Presidio but the Presidio–Ojinaga International Rail Bridge has not been operational since a fire damaged it on 29 February 2008.[6] It interchanges with Union Pacific Railroad at Alpine, Texas, and with BNSF Railway and the Fort Worth and Western Railroad at San Angelo Junction. The Texas Pacifico company began service in March 2001. The line has been rehabilitated from San Angelo Junction (near Coleman), Texas, through San Angelo and on to Fort Stockton, Texas. Capital investment is planned for the remaining Excepted track.

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  1. ^ "Reporting Marks: T". Retrieved 2011-02-01. 
  2. ^ "Texas-Pacífico: Mileage Chart". Retrieved 2011-02-01. 
  3. ^ "Texas-Pacífico: Commercial Address". Retrieved 2011-02-01. 
  4. ^ "UP: Texas Pacifico Transportation, LTD TXPF #57". Union Pacific Railroad. Retrieved 2011-02-01. 
  5. ^ San Angelo Junction at 31°46′37″N 99°22′16″W / 31.777°N 99.371°W / 31.777; -99.371 (San Angelo Junction) lies between Coleman, Texas and Santa Anna, Texas and is about 71 miles (114 km) northeast of San Angelo, Texas.
  6. ^ Saenz, Amadeo (January 2009). "Trade Transportation Activities Report" (pdf). Texas Department of Transportation. p. 16. Retrieved 2011-02-01.