Archive for April 4, 2019

U.S. carload, intermodal volumes fell in March

(Source: Progressive Railroading 04/04/2019) U.S. rail traffic continued its slump in March, falling 5.2 percent to 2,022,934 carloads and intermodal units compared with volumes in March 2018, according to Association of American Railroads (AAR) data. U.S. carload volume for the month dipped 8.9 percent to 957,144 units versus a year ago, while intermodal levels dipped…

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BLET initiates online Division Secretary-Treasurer and Local Chairman training

(Source: February/March 2019 Locomotive Engineers & Trainmen News) The BLET’s Education and Training Department is proud to announce the availability of online video courses to provide convenient, repeatable, and cost-effective training for Division Secretary-Treasurers and Local Chairmen. The program made its debut on February 6, 2019. During the BLET Fourth National Convention, National President Dennis…

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2018 BLET Bylaws available online

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, April 3, 2019 — An electronic copy of the 2018 edition of the BLET Bylaws is now available in the Members Area of the Brotherhood’s website. The Bylaws book is available for download and printing as a PDF, and reflects changes approved by delegates to the BLET’s Fourth National Convention, which was held…

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