Boldly Building. Together.

Railroad Development Corporation is a global railway investment and management company, rooted in bold, ambitious partnerships. For over three decades, RDC has invested in and operated railway systems across emerging markets in North America, Latin America, Europe and Africa.

the Globe.

RDC’s ownership interests and management agreements have included operating railroads in North America, Latin America, Europe and Africa.

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Our Companies

Iowa Interstate Railroad

Freight | Partners Since 1991

Pop-Up Metro, LLC

Passenger | Partners Since 2020

Ferrocarril Central Andino

Freight | Partners Since 1999

RDC Deutschland GmbH

Passenger and Rolling Stock | Partners Since 2009


Freight and Logistics | Partners Since 2014

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Editorial: A brilliant plan to re-use the Brilliant Branch — for rail transit


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Henry Posner III Appointed to the Inaugural STB Passenger Rail Advisory Committee

29-Mar-2024 | Surface Transportation Board

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IAIS Honors Bob Pietrandrea with Dedication of its Silvis Yard


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”If everything you try is a success, you're not trying hard enough.“

RDC Perspectives

Thought Leadership through the lens of our team at RDC. Explore our perspective on all things railroads and more through this vast collection of resources.

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Pop-Up Metro Overview


Graffiti: Industry Problem, Community Solutions


ILCAD Presentation

Ukraine’s Railway War: If you can’t send ammunition, give them a ride


Sandhouse Rail Group