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

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…

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

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

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Fast Track Award Winner 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…

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

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…

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AAR REPORTS WEEKLY RAIL TRAFFIC FOR MARCH AND WEEK ENDING APRIL 2, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 6, 2016 – The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for March 2016. Carload traffic in March totaled 1,196,167 carloads, down 14.2 percent or 198,737 from March 2015. U.S. railroads also originated 1,250,925 containers and trailers in March 2016, down 7.7 percent…

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Short Line of the Year: New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway

How does a railroad realize a 50% improvement in train velocity while adding new customers and expanding facilities, and do all of that with no FRA-reportable injuries? The key is teamwork, one of the many reasons why the New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway is our 2016 Short Line of the Year. Here’s the NO&GC…

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Rio Grande Pacific CIO Jason Brown featured in BizTech Magazine

RGPC’s CIO talks technology behind the remote worker revolution with BizTech’s Wylie Wong Rio Grande Pacific Corp. (RGPC), in Fort Worth, Texas, has expanded over the years. Today, CIO Jason Brown supports 26 offices and 350 employees across six states. The holding company, which owns four railroads and a railroad signal engineering and design business, launched…

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