CDL Names GM, Railroad Construction

Written by Jennifer McLawhorn, Managing Editor, Railway Track & Structures
Jon Broadway, General Manager of Railroad Construction, CDL Group of Companies

Jon Broadway, General Manager of Railroad Construction, CDL Group of Companies

Jon Broadway has joined the CDL Group of Companies (CDL) as General Manager of Railroad Construction.

CDL’s Railroad Construction division specializes in delivering grade crossing signal and detection systems meeting FRA and AREMA standards, including the installation of instrument houses, signals, gate mechanism, cantilevers, foundations, wayside detectors, and other signal infrastructure. 

Broadway started his rail industry career as a signalman for CSX before departing as Manager of Signals after 10 years of service. Broadway also held roles at Siemens Mobility as Head of Business Development and General Management of Core Infrastructure for the Freight Signaling Division.

CDL is pleased to welcome Jon onboard as we align our division with the evolving needs our country’s rail network,” said President and CEO Larry Seward Jr. “Jon was raised in the railroad industry and has spent the past two decades of his career refining his signal acumen. His knowledge and leadership skills will undoubtedly advance our mission of delivering premier signal solutions to our valued customers.”

“Jon brings a wealth of signal experience to our team, including an expertise in grade crossing technology,” said Chief Operations Officer Les Bellai. “With experience in the field and in business development, he is the right person to lead our rail construction division into a new era of growth and efficiency.”

“CDL has been an industry leader in signal solutions for years and I am pleased to join their team,” Jon Broadway said. “The needs of railroad customers are dynamic, and I am looking forward to helping CDL’s team continue delivering customized signal solutions to ensure the safety and efficiency of our nation’s railways.”

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