Examining Freight Rail Safety
The purpose of this hearing is to hear from government and stakeholder witnesses about the state of freight rail safety and issues pertinent to keeping rail operations, rail workers, and communities safe.
AdministratorFederal Railroad Administration
Thomas B. Chapman
MemberNational Transportation Safety Board
Roy L. Morrison
Director of SafetyBrotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division; International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Assistant General PresidentBrotherhood of Railway Carmen Division; TCU/IAM
Grady C. Cothen, Jr.
RetiredTransportation Policy Consultant
Vice President of Sales & Business DevelopmentLoram Technologies, Inc.
Chief Operating Officer; Safety & Operations Management CommitteeNorfolk Southern Corporation; Association of American Railroads
PresidentSheet Metal, Air, Rail, Transportation-Transportation Division