OneRail Coalition Statement On Confirmation Of Ron Batory

Release Date: 
Feb 14 2018

ONERAIL COALITION STATEMENT ON CONFIRMATION OF RON BATORY

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 14, 2018 – Anne Canby, director of the OneRail Coalition, has issued a statement on the February 13, 2018 Senate confirmation of Ronald L. Batory as Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).

The OneRail Coalition and its members, representing a diverse group of stakeholders who are united in support of a strong freight and passenger rail system, congratulate Ron Batory on his confirmation as FRA Administrator. Our coalition understands the importance of a strong U.S. rail network to the nation’s economy and competitiveness. Mr. Batory’s deep knowledge of the railroad industry will be a plus in addressing the many policy issues facing the industry.  We look forward to working with the new administrator as he leads FRA in its mission to enable the safe, reliable, and efficient movement of people and goods by rail.”

About the OneRail Coalition

OneRail is a coalition of railroad stakeholders including rail owners and operators (freight, intercity, commuter, and light rail), rail labor, the rail manufacturing and supply sector, states supporting passenger rail operations and rail advocates. Learn more at www.onerail.org; follow OneRail on Facebook and Twitter.