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Sidney Birckett appointed Long-Distance Service Superintendent Custome


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#1 jis

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 02:54 PM

Gene is reporting on TO that Sid Birckett has been appointed the new Long-Distance Service Superintendent by Amtrak.

For more details see http://www.trainorde...d.php?4,3203021

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 03:26 PM

As was pointed out over there:

Sid will use his past experience to ensure that the CUS operations and Chicago’s OBS corridor and Crewbase operations meet the standards and polices set by Amtrak.


Sounds an awful lot like "Will make sure that Chicago quits crewing around and actually gets work done properly".
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Posted 07 October 2013 - 03:28 PM

Wish him all the possible luck. I think he will need it! It's Chicago afterall! :P

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 10:47 PM

I met him when he worked for Veolia. Good man.


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Posted 07 October 2013 - 11:08 PM

I haven't met him but those I know, who have, say hes pretty Sharp! As jis says, he'll need it in CHI which is still probably in need of much  "Hands on " Motivation/Training/Transfers and Terminations by Management! 


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Posted 08 October 2013 - 12:03 AM

Bets on whether they'll make it a year? Amtrak's had some amazingly fast personnel turnover of late it seems.



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