Category: Company News

IRRX Announces $275M Draft Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

April 24, 2021

FORT WORTH, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Integrated Rail and Resources Acquisition Corp. (the “Company”) announced today it has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to its proposed initial public offering of 27,500,000 units (the “Units”). Each unit has a proposed offering price of $10.00 and consists of one… 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

Colorado Midland & Pacific Railway Company’s (CMP) Commercial Agreement on the Tennessee Pass Line

December 31, 2020

Colorado Midland & Pacific Railway Company (CMP) has entered into a commercial agreement with Union Pacific Railroad (UP) for the majority of the Tennessee Pass rail line in Colorado owned by UP. CMP has filed for common-carrier authority to operate the Tennessee Pass Line with the U.S. Surface Transportation Board, the federal agency that regulates… Read more

Nebraska Central Railroad’s PTC Implementation

December 29, 2020

The Nebraska Central Railroad receives letter of recognition from the FRA for implementing Positive Train Control (PTC) and meeting the statutory mandate and FRA’s regulations by December 31,2020. Administrator Ronald L. Batory’s letter stated, “On behalf of the FRA and myself, I want to recognize Nebraska Central Railroad Company’s significant accomplishment of fully implementing an… 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

Long-Stalled $1.5B Utah Railroad Project Now On Right Track

October 03, 2019

Plans to build an 80- to 100-mile-long railroad to transport crude oil, natural gas and agricultural products from Utah’s northeastern Uinta Basin and the surrounding area to refineries have been debated, studied, partially planned and abandoned multiple times since the early 1980s. Click here to read the full article.

Hemphill Heading Uinta Basin Railway Project

September 19, 2019

Rio Grande Pacific Corp. has named rail industry veteran Mark Hemphill to lead development and construction of the Uinta Basin Railway poject, a $1.5 billion new build that, when completed in late 2022 or early 2023, will serve northeastern Utah’s energy, mineral and agriculture industries.  The new railroad is being built through a DBFOM (design-build-finance-operate-maintain… Read more