San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad Company SLRG #416

Nature of Firm

SLRG operates freight service from a connection with UP at Walsenburg, CO  to Alamosa and Derrick, CO, and a second branch from Alamosa to Antonito, CO, a distance of 154 miles. Traffic includes perlite, grain, potatoes and fertilizer.


The company purchased the 154 miles from UP on June 27, 2003. UP acquired the line in the UP/SP merger.  This is a former Denver, Rio Grande and Western line.  On December 22, 2005, RailAmerica sold SLRG to Permian Basin Railway, Inc.

Company Information

Mailing Address

San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad Company
601 State Street
Alamosa, CO  81101

Phone 806-438-0891


Web Site

Steve Gregory
Vice President - Marketing

Company Affiliation Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC
Interchange Points Walsenburg, CO
Agreement Type Handling Carrier
Information Exchange Method RMI