Category: Company News

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

Rio Grande Pacific featured in Dell EMC IT Transformation maturity study

April 11, 2018

New Research: Organizations Overhauling IT Will Leapfrog Competition HOPKINTON, Mass., April 10, 2018 News Summary:  Dell EMC announced the results of a new IT Transformation maturity study surveying 4,000 IT decision makers worldwide Survey data shows transformed companies are 22x more likely to get new products and services to market ahead of the competition 81% of… Read more

Rio Grande Pacific Dispatch, PS Technology debut first short line specific cloud-based crew management system

April 05, 2018

April 05, 2018 (Fort Worth, Texas) – Rio Grande Pacific Dispatch (RGPD) and PS Technology today announced the first implementation of CrewPro Short Line™, a cloud-hosted and subscription-based crew management solution designed to specifically address the needs of short line railroads. Leveraging the latest technological advances in architecture, design, and construction, this system will provide… Read more

Video: Dell EMC’s Unity All Flash keeps Rio Grande Pacific running

January 23, 2018

Dell EMC’s Unity All Flash has put Fort Worth-based Rio Grande Pacific in a position no other short-line railroad holding company or commuter rail agency has. This advanced technology allows RGP to continue its aggressive growth and to transform the way the rail industry views technology. Click the image to learn more. 

Video: Rio Grande Pacific and Dell EMC modernize rail traffic

January 22, 2018

Rio Grande Pacific Corporation and Dell EMC work together to keep trains running across North America. Watch the video to learn more about our partnership.

Press Release | Rio Grande Pacific Dispatch rebrands, rolls out new logo

July 17, 2017

  Fort Worth, Texas (July 13, 2017) – Rio Grande Pacific Dispatch (RGPD), formerly Nebraska Central Dispatch, announced today that is has adopted a new name and logo. The rebrand is designed to strengthen its connection to parent company Rio Grande Pacific Corporation, as well as more accurately depict the company’s operations. RGP’s dispatching services… Read more

Case Study: Commuter railroad building a foundation based on growth

July 07, 2017

  “With Cisco, today’s railroad can run on complex analytics. It’s a major breakthrough that’s unlocked insights into what’s happening on a second-by second basis.” – Jason Brown, Chief Information Officer. Rio Grande Pacific Corp. was profiled by Cisco for a customer case study in June 2017. The study highlighted the ways in which RGP’s… Read more

Short-line tax credit bill reintroduced in Congress

February 01, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017 -A bill that would make permanent the short-line track maintenance tax credit known as 45G was introduced this week in the U.S. House of Representatives, the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) announced yesterday. The Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy (BRACE) Act (H.R. 721) was introduced by… Read more

Rio Grande Pacific Corporation Promotes Anthony Pacetti

November 29, 2016

Anthony Pacetti has been promoted to director of customer service by Rio Grande Pacific Corporation (RGPC), a progressive short line rail company headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. His new responsibilities will include overseeing inbound and outbound customer operations as well as all associated financial responsibilities including the invoicing process.