Veteran Railroader Fritz Edler Offers Recommendations

“Just because an industry CAN do something doesn't mean an industry SHOULD be doing it!” emphasized Fritz Edler, a veteran railroader with experience as a rail freight car builder and repairer. Edler has worked in many capacities, from maintaining tracks and bridges to running high speed trains. Based in Washington D.C., Edler has broad rail … Continue reading Veteran Railroader Fritz Edler Offers Recommendations

ACTION ALERT: March of Lac-Mégantic

March (virtually) with the citizens of Lac-Mégantic as they mourn the loss of 47 loved ones eight years after the catastrophic train derailment and explosion in Quebec, Canada. Please take a moment to like this video and comment, “Je t’aime Lac-Mégantic!” (I love Lac-Mégantic!) Support from the U.S. has given residents encouragement and hope. Then, … Continue reading ACTION ALERT: March of Lac-Mégantic

Railroad Engineer to Address Bomb Train Issue – July 5 at 7 pm

Trains carrying flammable materials, explosives, and toxic substances with fewer crew members fatigued from long hours run through our communities daily.At the July meeting, La Coalition - Bomb Trains will hear from  Mark Burrows of Chicago, a retired 40-year veteran Canadian Pacific Railroad locomotive engineer who was an active member of SMART-TD and who served as delegate … Continue reading Railroad Engineer to Address Bomb Train Issue – July 5 at 7 pm