San Luis & Rio Grande RR

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San Luis & Rio Grande RR

Post by illinois » Mon Aug 18, 2008 12:35 pm

Does anyone have a sense of how this railroad is doing since Permian Basin Railways took over the line? Obviously, they've made a commitment to passenger rail and that must be doing well but I was wondering if the freight operations have expanded since taking over the line. Do they have any freight traffic west of Monte Vista? Or in Antonio anymore? Thanks in advance for your responses.


Re: San Luis & Rio Grande RR

Post by caboose9 » Sat Aug 23, 2008 7:51 pm


I believe they still take an ocasional car to del Norte, but it's all miles of stored spine(?) cars from there to South Fork.

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Re: San Luis & Rio Grande RR

Post by DaveBarraza » Sat Aug 10, 2013 10:52 pm

They load a substantial amount of perlite in Antonito, trucked up from northern New Mexico.

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Re: San Luis & Rio Grande RR

Post by Backshophoss » Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:53 pm

Iowa Pacific Holdings runs the SL&RG now,does a decent passenger and freight business.
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