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OmniTRAX and the Short Line Safety Institute partnered to host local response teams on the Panhandle Northern Railroad. (OmniTRAX Photograph)

OmniTRAX Teams With SLSI for Emergency Response Training

OmniTRAX affiliate Panhandle Northern Railway (PNR) and the Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) recently held a two-day railroad emergency response training in Borger, Tex., that combined a classroom-based emergency preparedness, reporting and response exercise with a simulated drill for first responders and railroad staff.

The Short Line Safety Institute recently provided hazmat incident-response training through the ALERT program at NO&GC, Railway Age’s 2016 Short Line of the Year.

SLSI Completes ALERT Program No. 1

The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has completed its first Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training (ALERT) program, providing hazardous materials incident-response training to a combined group of employees from the New

David Buccolo (left), former General Manager of the Central California Traction Company and Hazmat Instructor with the Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI), died Feb. 15. Andreas Lippert (center) and Andrew B. Fremier have been promoted at Cummins Inc. and Metropolitan Transportation Commission, respectively. (Andreas Lippert Photograph Courtesy of Business Wire)
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People News: SLSI, Cummins, MTC

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) reports the passing of David Buccolo, former General Manager of the Central California Traction Company and Hazmat Instructor with the Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI). Also, Cummins Inc. promotes Andreas Lippert to Vice President-New Power Engineering, and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) in San Francisco appoints Andrew B. Fremier as Executive Director.