Michael R. Weinman

Michael R. Weinman

Michael R. Weinman is Managing Director and founder of Passenger Transportation Specialists, Inc., better known as PTSI Transportation. He is a career rail passenger professional who holds three university degrees and certifications, all in passenger transportation. In 1972, he founded PTSI, and continues to head the firm. The company specializes in operations, equipment, marketing, on board services, customer service, training, deluxe tour train operations, and in residual value optimization and car leasing support. Weinman is a Director Emeritus of the American Association of Railroad Superintendents, and a member of the Chicago Railroad Superintendents Association, the Operating Rules Association of North American Railroads, and the International Association of Railway Operating Officers. He was one of Amtrak’s first operating officers, inspecting and evaluating the national passenger rolling stock fleet. He then served as General Superintendent, Operations Planning, and finally as General Superintendent, Equipment Performance. Weinman is a graduate of the New York Central Railroad Operating Management Training Program, and served as an officer of the Penn Central Transportation Company and as a transportation analyst for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.

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