Author: rwest

RGPC Industrial Rail to Serve Texas Industrial Parks

August 03, 2021

Rio Grande Pacific Corp. (RGPC) Industrial Rail Services late last week announced a new partnership with McAlister Assets/RCR Rail Co. RGPC Industrial will provide switching and transloading services for the 137-acre RCR Hempstead Rail Park in Hempstead, Texas, and the 755-acre RCR Taylor Rail Park in Taylor, Texas. The Hempstead park serves the west Houston area, while… Read more

Integrated Rail and Resources Acquisition Corp. publicly files registration statement for $275 million initial public offering

May 24, 2021

FORT WORTH, Texas. – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Integrated Rail and Resources Acquisition Corp. (the “Company”) announced today it publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on May 21, 2021 relating to its proposed initial public offering of 27,500,000 units (the “Units”). Each unit has a proposed offering price… Read more

Stevens Leads New RGPC Division

April 13, 2021

Stevens will be Vice President, responsible for developing and managing ongoing industrial rail services, which include safety and switching; GCOR (General Code of Operating Rules) and hazmat training; CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) safety training; maintenance and track inspection training; safety plan development; operations and more. He has nearly 30 years of railroad operations experience,… Read more

For DCTA, New Commuter Rail Operations, DMU Maintenance Contracts

November 16, 2020

The Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) Board has approved the assignment of an operations and maintenance management contract to Rio Grande Pacific Corp. (RGPC) for its 21-mile A-Train commuter rail service connecting the Texas counties of Denton and Dallas. RGPC has selected Stadler U.S., Inc. to maintain the 11 GTW 2/6 diesel multiple-units (DMU), which… Read more

Mass Transit Magazine: DCTA announces new A-Train operations and maintenance contractor

November 16, 2020

Rio Grande Pacific (RGPC) was awarded a contract for the management of the Denton County Transportation Authority’s (DCTA) A-Train operations and maintenance following board approval. RGPC will provide operations and maintenance of tracks, signaling, dispatching and communications. RGPC has retained Stadler U.S. Inc. to maintain the rolling stock. DCTA’s A-train is a 21-mile commuter line… Read more

Denton County Transportation Authority Announces a New A-Train Operations and Maintenance Contractor

November 02, 2020

On October 22, 2020 DCTA board approved the assignment of the contract for the management of its A-Train operations and maintenance to RGPC. RGPC will provide operations and maintenance of tracks, signaling, dispatching, and communications. RGPC has retained Stadler U.S. Inc. to maintain the rolling stock. DCTA’s A-train is a 21-mile commuter line linking Denton… Read more

Uinta Basin Railway Project to Advance

September 09, 2020

Drexel Hamilton Infrastructure Partners, LP (DHIP) and the state of Utah’s Seven County Infrastructure Coalition (Coalition) today executed an agreement to advance the Uinta Basin Railway, which will serve the mineral, agricultural, and construction industries of northeastern Utah’s Uinta Basin. Under the agreement, DHIP will purchase the Coalition’s intellectual property funded by Utah’s Community Impact… Read more

Private partner to finance, build Uinta Basin Railway

May 17, 2019

The Seven County Infrastructure Coalition’s (SCIC) board voted to select Drexel Hamilton Infrastructure Partners LP for a public-private partnership to finance, develop and construct the proposed Uinta Basin Railway in Utah. The Uinta Basin Railway is a new freight-rail line proposed by SCIC to connect the Uinta Basin to the national rail network and make it possible to economically transport… Read more

Rail operator proposes to move Utah heavy oil to U.S. Gulf Coast

May 17, 2019

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Investor Drexel Hamilton Infrastructure Partners LP and rail operator Rio Grande Pacific Corp on Friday disclosed plans to build a $1.5 billion rail line that would transport heavy crude from Utah to connections to the U.S. Gulf Coast. Drexel Hamilton and Rio Grande officials said the project aims to deliver about 400,000… Read more