Santa Teresa rail hub to open early

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By Lauren Villagran / Journal Staff Writer – Las Cruces Bureau
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 12:05 am

SANTA TERESA – Semi-trucks inched slowly over the U.S. border into Mexico in single file one recent weekday morning – just a hint of the traffic jam expected here in the coming months.

Union Pacific Railroad will ramp up operations at its much-touted truck-to-rail hub through April and plans a grand opening May 28, about a year ahead of schedule.

But observers in government and business on both sides of the border say neither side is ready to handle the expected increase in truck traffic at New Mexico’s fastest-growing commercial port of entry. Continue reading “Santa Teresa rail hub to open early”

Chihuahua Arranges for Rail Bypass

EL DIARIO | 2013-05-24 | 

Chihuahua governor César Duarte, said that this same year work will begin on a rail bypass from Samalayuca to Santa Teresa, NM, to facilitate the flow of commercial cargo between Mexico and the U.S.

The Governor stated that he is applying before the Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT) for construction of the railway expansion, which would go from Samalayuca to Santa Teresa, NM. Continue reading “Chihuahua Arranges for Rail Bypass”

Ruckus brings changes at Santa Teresa Border Crossing

Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013 6:00 pm
By David Crowder El Paso Inc. staff

An altercation among used vehicle exporters at the Santa Teresa Port of Entry Feb. 8 has led to new procedures on the U.S. side that will expedite the port’s booming export trade.

The fracas that prompted the changes involved drivers hired to export vehicles into Mexico who were waiting in line and frustrated by a new 240-vehicle limit imposed by the Santa Teresa port on the number of vehicles that the port would handle each day. Continue reading “Ruckus brings changes at Santa Teresa Border Crossing”