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May 19, 2015, 14:04 ET BLET/SMART-TD Statement on Positive Train Control, Crew Size Following Fatal Amtrak Derailment in Philadelphia

The following is a joint statement by Dennis R. Pierce, National President of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, and John...


Apr 21, 2015, 14:22 ET Court Victory Vindicates BLET Position On Two-Person Train Crews

In a major legal victory to protect two-person train crews, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ruled in favor of Brotherhood...


Mar 25, 2015, 13:38 ET BLET Urges Senators To Oppose PTC Extension

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) announced today that it strongly opposes S. 650, the Railroad Safety and Positive Train...


Feb 15, 2015, 20:09 ET BLET President Blasts CP For Unsafe Rail Practices And Threatening Employees

 Dennis Pierce, National President of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and President of the Teamsters Rail Conference...