Carmen Division

carmen blue copy.jpgImportant News & Notices

Officers of the Division: General President Richard A. Johnson, Assistant General President Carl A. Tingle and Vice President D. E. Grissom.  Members of Division Executive Board are: Unit 600 National Representative (NR) Ray Grygiel, Chairman; Unit 50 NR Randy Bower and Unit 320 NR Kevin Loftin.  Main offices are at TCU headquarters at 3 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850.  Phone: 301-840-8730.

Download a printable copy of the Carmen Division Bylaws  here.
For information about appeal rights on grievances for Carmen, click here.

Tampa and Winston Consolidation

Fri. July 15, 2016

On June 17, 2016, TCU Carmen Division General Vice President, Donald Grissom, presented to the members at Tampa and Winston, FL, the Consolidation Agreement when CSX consolidated these 2 locations.  All active members will receive up to 5 years of protection at 100% of their TPA if continuing in service.

Carman with 38 Years on-the-job Retires

Fri. July 01, 2016

TCU/IAM Carmen Lodge 6324 Picnic

Sat. June 18, 2016

TCU Carmen Division Members Building Train Cars that Fight Fires in the Northwest

Fri. June 10, 2016

TCU/IAM Carmen Division Files Comment Requesting that FRA Deny the AAR’s Petition for Waiver to Discontinue Brake Tests on Trains in the Powder River Basin

Fri. May 06, 2016

“This is the third time the railroads have attempted to remove the requirement for these inspections,” said Carmen General President Rich Johnson. “Comprehensive hands-on brake inspections such as the Class I and Class IA brake tests continue to increase safety in the railroad industry and The Carmen Division will do whatever it takes so that their use continues.”

Remembered – Bob Pirillo

Wed. October 07, 2015

New Yard Opens Up on CSX

Sat. September 12, 2015

Chicago District Council Holds Annual Golf Outing

Mon. August 17, 2015

TCU Carmen Division Reaches Agreement for Soo Line Railroad Employees

Wed. July 29, 2015

TCU Carmen Division Opposes UP Petition to Increase Extended Haul Limits

Fri. July 24, 2015

TCU Carmen Division Reaches Agreement with Union Tank Car Company

Sat. June 20, 2015

Local 6069 4th Annual Picnic

Sat. June 13, 2015

TCU Carmen Division Submits Comments to the FRA on Two BNSF Waiver Requests

Fri. September 12, 2014

Railroad Labor Submits Comment to FRA Requesting Denial of Petition by NS

Sat. August 23, 2014

FRA Denies AAR Waiver Request to Avoid Brake Inspections and Tests Performed By TCU/IAM Carmen

Wed. August 20, 2014

CDL Drivers Must Have Physicals Performed by Certified medical Examiners

Tue. June 03, 2014

TCU/IAM Carmen Division President Rich Johnson Testifies Before the FRA on AAR Brake Test Waiver Request

Sun. February 23, 2014

FRA Grants Hearing Request by Rail Labor

Fri. January 10, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Urges Railroad Industry to Bolster Oil Train Safety

Fri. January 10, 2014

Historic Agreement For TCU/IAM Carmen at Huntington Locomotive Shop

Sat. October 26, 2013

Carmen Division Overwhelmingly Ratifies Agreement with TTX

Fri. June 28, 2013

Carmen Division Opposes Two Recently Filed Petitions for Waiver

Fri. June 21, 2013

TCU/IAM Carman Division Send Comments to FRA

Fri. April 12, 2013

TCU/IAM Carman Division Sends Comments to the FRA Opposing the BNSF Waiver for Trains Originating at Bakken Oil Refineries and Powder River Basin Coal Mines


Fri. March 29, 2013

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