What's Inside
Volume 17 - Number 4
April 2003

Twenty-five communities take action on remotes

Indiana Southern Division 270 forms, elects first officers

BLE news briefs

Strange but true...

Carrier income reports (1st Qtr., 2003)

Advisory Board April 2003 Activity

Calendar & Events


BLE opts for mediation

Declaring an impasse in contract negotiations with the National Carriers' Conference Committee (NCCC) on May 1, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers requested the services of the National Mediation Board (NMB) to help resolve the long-running dispute.

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Resolutions commemorate BLE's 140th anniversary

Resolutions were introduced before the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives on May 8 in honor of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers' 140th anniversary.

Also, a third resolution to honor the BLE's was enacted by the city of Marshall, Mich., where the BLE was organized 140 years ago. It declared May 4-10 "Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Week."

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In The Line of Duty

BLE member L.W. "Wayne" Edenfield died on May 7 from injuries sustained in an Amtrak collision with a log truck near Hinesville, Ga., on May 6.

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A gift from the heart

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers received an historic World War II artifact on May 1. The artifact -- the bottom portion of the USS Arizona Memorial flag pole -- was presented to the BLE as a permanent loan by retired Division 3 (Cleveland) member Bob Manzetti. BLE International President Don M. Hahs accepted the historic artifact on behalf of all BLE members.

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