Category: Company News

RGPC Announces Engineering and Construction Teams for Uinta Basin Railway Project

May 14, 2022

FORT WORTH, May 13, 2022/PRNNewswire/ — Rio Grande Pacific Corporation (“RGPC” or the Company”) through its Rio Grande Pacific Group portfolio company Basin Railway Constructors, LLC (“BRC”) announced today it has selected the engineering and construction firms for the final engineering and construction of the Uinta Basin Railway, the 85-mile-long common-carrier railway that will provide… Read more

NOGC Provides Emergency Preparedness Training to Area First Responders

March 08, 2022

WESTWEGO, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway (NOGC) Provides Emergency Preparedness Training to Area First Responders. The training sessions will be held at the Westwego Police Department, supporting continuing education for more than fifty area emergency responders and law enforcement officers. Classroom and hands-on training will be provided over the course of three… Read more

New Soy Processing Plant to be Built in Norfolk, Nebraska

February 07, 2022

Norfolk, NE – Feb 3, 2022—A new, state-of-the-art soybean crushing plant will be built in Madison County near Norfolk, NE, pending state and local approvals. “This will be the first modern soybean processing facility to begin operations in Nebraska,” said Nick Bowdish, president and CEO of N Bowdish Company LLC, which develops value-added projects for… Read more

Surface Transportation Board approves proposed Uinta Basin oil railway

December 16, 2021

The federal Surface Transportation Board has granted final approval for an 85-mile rail line that backers say is needed to connect the Uinta Basin’s oil production to markets outside of Utah. For years, Utah’s oil-producing counties have sought a rail connection for the basin’s waxy crude, which is shipped entirely by truck, mainly to Salt Lake… Read more

U.S. Surface Transportation Board Grants Final Approval for Construction and Operation of Uinta Basin Railway

December 16, 2021

Uinta Basin, Utah (Dec. 15, 2021) – The Uinta Basin Railway reached a major milestone today with the final approval from the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) to construct and operate the railway, subject to the Board’s environmental mitigation measures. The Uinta Basin Railway (UBRY) will enable efficient, environmentally sound railway transportation service to northeastern… Read more

NCRC Hosts Railroad Investigation Safety Course for Brainard Fire Dept

September 01, 2021

Nebraska Central Railroad hosted a Railroad Investigation Safety Course for Brainard Fire Department with 16 firemen, plus Fire Chief and Assistant Fire Chief attending the class.  Taylor Kelley, Manager of Safety and Training facilitated the training.  Nebraska Central Railroad brought a locomotive to Brainard and the firemen were able to get on the locomotive  and… Read more

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

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