Category: Company News

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.