Northeast Texas Rural Rail
Transportation District (NETEX)

Serving Titus, Franklin, Hopkins, Delta, Hunt, and Collin Counties.

Blacklands 201 on NETEX Railroad near Ridgeway, Texas
Blacklands #201, Tejas Excursion, April 17, 2004.  Jason Lee Davis photo.

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Congratulations to the NETEX operator,
Blacklands Railroad
Railway Age magazine's
2011 Short Line Railroad of the Year!

NETEX, formed in 1995, is a Rural Rail District controlling 65.6 miles of operational railroad and a total railroad corridor of 88.8 miles in Northeast Texas between the Titus-Franklin County line and Wylie.  This line was originally the "C-branch" mainline of the St. Louis Southwestern Railway.  Operator of the line is the Blacklands Railroad.

rev. March 8, 2017