Category: Company News

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.

Nebraska Central Dispatching contract dispatching portfolio adds commuter, freight railroad

November 28, 2016

Fort Worth, Texas (Nov. 21, 2016) – Nebraska Central Dispatching Services (NCD), a provider of safe, reliable, around-the-clock rail dispatching services and wholly-owned by Rio Grande Pacific Corporation (RGPC), today announced the addition of two new dispatching partnerships. Denton County Transportation Authority’s (DCTA) A-train and the Dakota Southern Railway (DSRC) join NCD’s growing contract dispatching… Read more

Star-Telegram: Freight rail backbone of U.S. economy

August 23, 2016

New study quantifies how vital freight rail network is to local, state, national economies. If the North Texas economy were a living organism, our roads, runways, rails and other infrastructure would be the skeleton, with freight rail tracks serving as the backbone that keeps the entire body upright and strong. Freight trains bring in the… Read more

First Transit, Rio Grande Pacific, CTC, Inc. awarded DCTA A-train operations contract

July 20, 2016

Fort Worth, Texas (July 20, 2016) – Rio Grande Pacific Corporation (RGPC), a privately-held railroad holding company  operating four short lines in six states, and its wholly-owned subsidiary CTC, Inc. (CTC), a provider of signaling, communications and train control systems, products and services to the rail industry, together announced today the successful collaboration with First… Read more

Nebraska Central Railroad Appoints Julie Greve Manager of Marketing, Customer Relations

June 23, 2016

Norfolk, Nebraska — Julie Greve’s long professional career has been based on a simple strategy: “Treat customers how you would want them to treat you.” Her customer service skills were accumulated by hands-on experience as a customer service representative with Nebraska Central Railroad Corporation (NCRC).

AAR REPORTS WEEKLY RAIL TRAFFIC FOR THE WEEK ENDING JUNE 18, 2016

June 23, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jun. 22, 2016 – The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Jun. 18, 2016. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 516,096 carloads and intermodal units, down 6.3 percent compared with the same week last year. Total carloads for the week ending… Read more

AAR REPORTS WEEKLY RAIL TRAFFIC FOR MAY AND WEEK ENDING MAY 28, 2016

June 03, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 1, 2016 – The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for May 2016. Carload traffic in May totaled 962,571 carloads, down 10.3 percent or 110,678 from May 2015. U.S. railroads also originated 1,049,631 containers and trailers in May 2016, down 3.3 percent… Read more

Fast Track Award Winner 2016

May 26, 2016

Nebraska Central Railroad Company has been selected as a 2016 Fast Track Award winner by GE Transportation. The Fast Track Award recognizes customers who achieved measurable success through the use of GE Transportation’s software and solutions, and your results set you apart as an innovator in the rail and rail shipper industry. We will be… Read more

American Short Line and Regional Railroad Safety Person of the Year – Taylor Kelley

April 14, 2016

Congratulations to our very own Taylor Kelley on being named the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association’s 2015 Safety Person of the Year! This prestigious award is given in recognition of Taylor’s outstanding leadership and tireless efforts in the promotion of safety awareness, programs and initiatives at Nebraska Central Railroad and Rio Grande Pacific… Read more