Category: Company News

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

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.