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  • Carmen Division July 24, 2015

    TCU Carmen Division Opposes UP Petition to Increase Extended Haul Limits

    The Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) recently petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance from Federal railroad safety regulations regarding the movement of extended haul trains.  In its petition, UP specifically requests that FRA allow the carrier to move several extended haul trains an additional 21 to 180 miles beyond the

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  • Carmen Division June 20, 2015

    TCU Carmen Division Reaches Agreement with Union Tank Car Company

    From Left to right; Local Chairman Chris Pierce, TCU National representative Carl Lakin, Local Representative Troy Meadows and Carmen Division General Vice President Don Grissom The BRC has reached an agreement with the Union Tank Car Company-UTLX on their new site, which will be adding 200 TCU jobs in Marion, OH. This Agreement, which was

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  • Carmen Division June 13, 2015

    Local 6069 4th Annual Picnic

    “Transco” Local Lodge 6069’s 4th Annual Union Picnic was held on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Platts Park in Oelwein, IA, and attended by BRC General Vice President, Don Grissom and Unit 600 Assistant National Representative, Bob Keppen.   Group picture of the members and their families   Left to right, ANR Bob Keppen, FST

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  • Carmen Division September 12, 2014

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

    Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) has filed two petitions with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a six-month temporary waiver of compliance from Federal Railroad Safety Regulations. If both of these waivers are granted two critical changes would be made, it would allow BNSF to: •    Move defective equipment further than the current

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  • Carmen Division August 23, 2014

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

    Railroad labor submits joint comment to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) requesting denial of the petition for waiver by Norfolk Southern (NS). The joint unions include: Brotherhood of Railway Carmen/TCU-IAM (BRC), American Train Dispatchers Association (ATDA), Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET), Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division (BMWED), Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen

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