KBTX | Bryan & College Station, TX | Aggieland News

KCS to Build Distribution Center in Southeast Texas

By: AP
By: AP


RICHMOND, Texas (AP) - Kansas City Southern plans to build a
distribution center and railroad facility in Fort Bend County that
could create up to 2,000 jobs in the region.
An official with the railroad says the development plan includes
a 636-acre industrial park and an intermodal facility with up to
7.5 million square feet of industrial warehouse space for storing
rail and truck containers.
Construction is set to begin immediately, and the first phase
could be complete as early as May.
Kansas City Southern railroad is also spending about $120
million to rebuild a rail line between Rosenberg and Victoria that
has been out of operation for decades.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 17264244