Rail

 

Rail

The Rail Division oversees railroad planning, inspection, at-grade rail crossings, management of the South Orient Railroad and oversight of rail public transit safety.

Texas has 9,784 public highway and rail crossings. It leads all other states in total rail route miles, with 10,384. In 2010, more than 8.8 million rail carloads travelled through the state, the second-largest volume in the nation.