Railroad Engineer to Address Bomb Train Issue – July 5 at 7 pm

Trains carrying flammable materials, explosives, and toxic substances with fewer crew members fatigued from long hours run through our communities daily.At the July meeting, La Coalition – Bomb Trains will hear from  Mark Burrows of Chicago, a retired 40-year veteran Canadian Pacific Railroad locomotive engineer who was an active member of SMART-TD and who served as delegate for his union’s international convention.  Since 2011, Mark has been working with Railroad Workers United, an organization formed to bring unity to the voices of the many different unions representing railroad workers in order to more effectively fight for improved safety for railroad workers and the public.  In his retirement, Mark continues to work to raise public awareness about these issues.

If you are interested in finding out what you can do, please join us.  This is an open meeting.  All are welcome!

Let us know you are coming by registering here.

Please forward any agenda items you may have, along with the time required for them, to Gerri Songer at gsongertraincampaign@gmail.com.

Thanks,
La Coalition Organizing Team

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