Author: Railway Age Staff

As Oberman Steps Down, Primus Moves Up (UPDATED, 5/13)

As Surface Transportation Board (STB) Chairman Martin J. Oberman’s retirement took effect May 10, the Board reported that President Joseph R. Biden Jr. intended to designate Board Member Robert E. Primus as the next STB Chairman. The STB chairmanship does not require Senate confirmation; the agency lists Primus as Chair on its website.

Ed Boyle, Vice President Engineering, Norfolk Southern (NS Photograph)

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RA Young Professionals: Fast Tracking Your Career
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‘Young Professionals’ Virtual Conference Set for May 9

Railway Age’s second-annual Young Professionals conference—the rail industry’s only free event tailored to helping “fast trackers” in the freight, passenger and supply sectors advance their careers—will be held virtually on May 9

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Next-Gen Freight Rail 2024 Conference Roundup

Railway Age’s Next-Gen Freight Rail 2024 Conference took place on March 12, 2024, at the Union League Club of Chicago. The annual event, attended by close to 200, featured Tracy Robinson, President