What We Haul

Source: What We Haul

Click on the above link to view what types of Energy related freight moves by rail..

SMART raises rates

SMART Raises Rates

SMART – Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation raises rates on Discipline Income Protection Program.

Article taken from UTU.org

Since DIPP cannot continue to operate effectively at a deficit, the program

In Special Investigation Report, NTSB Looks at Recent Surge in Railroad Worker Deaths

From NTSB:

September 24


LECMPA Announces new policy

from LECMPA.org:




Effective September 1, 2014, your No. 7 or No. 10 LECMPA Policy will be upgraded to our new No. 12 Policy. The No. 12 is currently available only to Group B members, and has the features of our best job insurance policies: up to 365 discipline days and accidental death benefits for the member and beneficiary.*

You start your No. 12 coverage at the seniority you hold on your current No. 7 or No. 10. Your No. 12 policy will carry 365 discipline days in its sixth year. If you had only a No. 7 policy previously, you now have accidental death coverage for yourself and a beneficiary.

If you have any questions, please contact an LECMPA representative or the Home Office!

* Accidental death benefits not currently available in California; beneficiary accidental death benefit not available in Texas

Certified Conductors

Certified Conductors

Certified Conductors

Railroad conductors working on Class I Railroads are now federally licensed and considered certified conductors. June 1, 2013, the full impact of being licensed is now a reality. Conductors, like their engineer counterparts must recertify every 36 months. Rules testing, eye and ear exams and driver