Author: Chris Bertel

Private partner to finance, build Uinta Basin Railway

May 05, 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

Press Release | Rio Grande Pacific Dispatch rebrands, rolls out new logo

July 17, 2017

  Fort Worth, Texas (July 13, 2017) – Rio Grande Pacific Dispatch (RGPD), formerly Nebraska Central Dispatch, announced today that is has adopted a new name and logo. The rebrand is designed to strengthen its connection to parent company Rio Grande Pacific Corporation, as well as more accurately depict the company’s operations. RGP’s dispatching services… Read more

Case Study: Commuter railroad building a foundation based on growth

July 07, 2017

  “With Cisco, today’s railroad can run on complex analytics. It’s a major breakthrough that’s unlocked insights into what’s happening on a second-by second basis.” – Jason Brown, Chief Information Officer. Rio Grande Pacific Corp. was profiled by Cisco for a customer case study in June 2017. The study highlighted the ways in which RGP’s… Read more

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