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Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) is one of the most important players in the logistics sector in Brazil. It runs an extensive network of railroads, ports, and terminals. It also operates coastal shipping routes and offers the most complete intermodal service to the Brazilian market. The company provides both integrated and personalized logistics solutions. CVRD owns the biggest railway network in Brazil (9,306 km). The complexity of this operation drives the Company to a continuous search for improvements in its supporting information systems. The Railroad GIS project was conceived to provide CVRD with an integrated railroad management system supported by geospatial information. One of the goals is to provide users with better management tools, based on visual (geographic) information of the different types of events that occur along the railroad path, integrated with existing corporate systems. This paper will present the concepts and present status of this ongoing project.