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About Rio Grande Pacific Technology

Rio Grande Pacific Technology (RIOTECH) harnesses over 130 years of combined operational and technical experience to create signal engineering design and technology software solutions for our customers.

We develop innovative, turnkey solutions to the challenges faced by transit agencies, freight railroads, and short line railroads across the United States that:

  • Enhance safety
  • Increase operational efficiency
  • Elevate our clients’ bottom line
  • Strengthen our clients’ operating performance through analytics and reporting capabilities

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The RIOTECH Difference

Access The Industry’s Leading Experts

Our team of industry experts possess vast experience, imagination, and talent, integrating these qualities to create innovative single-vendor solutions.

(02/19/16)-- CTC headshots and product shots, including bungalows. Photographed at their location at 9600 Camp Bowie West, Fort Worth Texas.

John Dickey

Greg Hackbarth, MIRSE

President & CEO

Rob Burkhardt, P.E., MIRSE

Vice President Engineering

Jason S. Brown

Chief Information Officer

Rick Campbell

Senior Vice President of Business Development

John Spellman, P.E., MIRSE

Principal Engineer

Jamil Nasr, P.E., MIRSE


Innovative Railway Solutions

Our team of experts develop and deploy leading technological innovations, combined with the power of the Railway Internet of Things (RIoT), to provide:

End-to-End Infrastructure and Back-Office Support

  • Cloud-based predictive analytics
  • Data management and storage
  • Network and communications engineering
  • Information technology services
  • Real-time monitoring and reporting
  • Predictive-maintenance services

Design Solutions

  • Professional signal and train control engineering services
  • Design and technical support for highway-rail grade crossings and railroad interlockings
  • Comprehensive design-to-maintenance services for train-to-wayside communication systems
  • Development of applications, logic writing, and testing for vital controllers
  • Specification, technical writing, and submittal management
  • Estimates and proposal development
  • Peer Reviews
  • Installation and cut-in support services