7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Secretary-Treasurers
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Maine's governor calls for thorough review of proposed Amtrak layover facility

(Source: Bangor Daily News, March 24, 2014)

BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Gov. Paul LePage on Monday joined a neighborhood group in calling for a “significant and thorough review” of the approval process for a proposed train layover facility in Brunswick. In a letter to Joseph Szabo, administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, LePage raised concerns that the plan for a layover facility could interfere with his administration’s efforts to create jobs at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station. He also questioned whether rail officials had done appropriate “due diligence” to gauge potential threats the facility could pose to the health of residents who live nearby.

Full story: Bangor Daily News

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2016 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

National Negotiations

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters
Striking Verizon workers reach tentative deal, to return to work June 1
CP Rail wants to install cameras to monitor train crews
New FRA rules address Maintenance of Way worker safety, expand drug and alcohol testing
As coal industry collapses and workers suffer, top executives rake in more cash than ever
Editorial: After Lac-Megantic, we thought there’d be fewer runaway trains in Canada. We were wrong
Virginia regulators fine NS for oil spill from 2015 accident
NS won’t support Great Lakes Basin rail plan
Rail companies on track to install PTC on Ohio tracks by 2019
Editorial: Dig Gateway tunnels first before building any new train stations
UP to make Iowa infrastructure improvements
Railroad Retirement Board issues statements of service (Form BA-6)

More Headlines