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Two person crew bill introduced in the Minnesota Senate and House

On March 16th Senators Kent, Dibble, Johnson Stewart, Abeler and Carlson authored bill SF 4033 in the Minnesota Senate. This bill would establish a minimum crew size for freight trains operating in the state of Minnesota. The members Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen would like to thank these Senators for authoring this bill.

A companion bill was also introduced in the Minnesota House on March 17th by Representative Frederick.

This legislation would ensure that freight trains would continue to operate in a safe manner by maintaining a minimum crew of two people on all freight trains.