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November 15, 2017

ASLRRA Concludes Regional Meetings in Kansas City, Mo.

The ASLRRA Central/Pacific Region Meeting hosted more than 260 attendees at the Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza Kansas City, Mo., November 13-15, 2017.

Attendees enjoyed hearing from Watco Companies’ CEO Rick Webb and Kansas City Southern’s Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Brian Hancock on the current state of the rail industry, its future, and how short lines and Class 1 railroads can build their businesses by working together. Other events included marketing and business development sessions, legislative and regulatory round table discussions, and presentations about creating strong safety cultures and today’s regulatory climate.

During the event, member meetings took place, where Joe Arbona, assistant vice president, government affairs, Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc., Nick Chodorow, chief information officer, Belt Railway Company of Chicago, and Barry McClure, executive vice president, Ironhorse Resources, Inc. were elected to the Central Region Board, and Alan Matheson, assistant superintendent, Tacoma Rail, was elected to the Pacific Region Board.

In addition, the following companies were honored as President’s Award Winners for their outstanding safety performance in 2016:

Central Region

Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad, Inc. - Most Hours of Injury-Free Operation Rapid City,
Pierre & Eastern Railroad, Inc. - 500,000 or more Man-Hours Worked
Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad Co. - 150,000 to 250,000 Man-Hours Worked
Twin Cities & Western Railroad Co. - 50,000 to 150,000 Man-Hours Worked
Rio Valley Switching Company - Less than 50,000 Man-Hours Worked

Pacific Region

Central Oregon & Pacific Railroad - Most Hours of Injury-Free Operation
Portland & Western Railroad - 500,000 or more Man-Hours Worked
San Joaquin Valley Railroad Co. - 150,000 to 250,000 Man-Hours Worked
Central Oregon & Pacific Railroad - 50,000 to 150,000 Man-Hours Worked
Los Angeles Junction Railway Company - Less than 50,000 Man-Hours Worked

 

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