The Rail Division represents members at Amtrak, CSX, Norfolk Southern, Conrail, and some of the Northeast’s largest regional rail systems. We are proud to be the voice of car inspectors, car repairmen, welders, crane operators, carpenters, on-board service workers, cleaners, trackmen, and flagmen at the bargaining table, fighting for fairer wages, increased safety, and better benefits for the hardworking people who keep our trains and freight rail moving.
In February 2019, the TWU Railroad Division launched a petition to the Amtrak Board of Directors to fire Amtrak President Richard Anderson. Anderson wants to privatize our national rail system and has slashed service and killed careers. Click here to sign the petition.
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Rail Division Updates
Rail Division Updates
Education & Training Workshops Build Stewards’ Expertise Published 10 Sep, 2014 Over the past few months, TWU has rolled out a program of intensive education and training workshops at our locals across the country. Coordinated and overseen by Education Consultant Robert Wechsler, Ph.D., these focused sessions are tailored to the needs of specific union representatives […]
Published 27 Feb, 2015 </div></p> <div><strong style=”color: rgb(74, 74, 74);text-decoration: none;text-transform: none;background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);”>WHY THE STATE CONFERENCES’ “TWU DISTRICT DAYS” CAMPAIGN IS SO IMPORTANT IN OUR FIGHT TO PROTECT WORKING FAMILIES</strong></div> <div>By TWU COPE Field Staff Representatives Gwen York and Terry Daniels</div> <div> <div>One of the main goals of our State Conference program […]
Published 21 Jan, 2016 TWU Members: If you participated in a National Day of Service activity last weekend, to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Communications Department would like to see your photos! They could be used on our website or on social media. E-mail your photos as an attachment to TWU Communications. What better […]
Published 02 Jun, 2016 TWU’s Veterans Committee is asking all our TWU brothers and sisters to reach out to Congress on behalf of the men and women who have served in the armed forces and receive their health care from the VA. Some in Congress are looking to shut down the entire VA health care […]
Published 31 Mar, 2011 In a recent article in The Hill about the ongoing Congressional debate over the FAA Reauthorization bill and union voting rules, TWU International President James C. Little was quoted supporting the amendment offered by Republican Congressmen Steven LaTourette (R-Ohio) that would preserve democratic union voting rules for aviation and rail workers. […]
Published 10 Jan, 2014 </div> <p style=”color: rgb(74, 74, 74);text-decoration: none;text-transform: none;background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);”>TWU State Conferences are the powerhouses where we supercharge our vision, know-how, and coordination. These meetings of local leadership provide a forum for our locals to pool resources, strategize, and grow a dedicated network of activists to confront regional challenges. […]
Published 10 Sep, 2014 By TWU Texas/Oklahoma State Conference Chair LaTonia Benoit On Saturday, August 23, 2014, the TWU Texas/Oklahoma State Conference went to the Houston Food Bank (HFB) to volunteer as a part of our commitment to making a difference in our community through community service. As a State Conference, it is important to […]
Published 13 Mar, 2015 </div></p> <p style=”color: rgb(74, 74, 74);text-decoration: none;text-transform: none;background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);”>The Transit, Universities, Utilities and Services Division held the first ever Transit Reauthorization Legislation Education and Training Conference on March 9 and 10 in New Jersey. </p> <div>There were over 80 participants representing Transit, Air and Rail Divisions from across the […]