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Please join us online for our next RailFun night
Friday, June 18, 2021

Topic: "Presentation: NMRA A Work experiences at P&W. Boston Commuter Rail and BNSF."". Presented By: Jim Tylick (son of Mike Tylick)

Summer jobs have included work on a tie gang for the Providence & Worcester Railroad and as a freight forwarding agent for the Hub Group Logistics Company. He studied Supply Chain management at Northeastern University where he spent a one-year co-op as a Train master for the Boston Commuter Rail. Upon graduation he became a train dispatcher for the Boston Commuter Rail. During this time, he worked on the development of the logistics for the newly constructed Greenbush Line.

Jim then became a trainmaster for BNSF at Lincoln, Nebraska, a Freight Interchange Coordinator at Argentine Yard and then Yard Manager at Murray Yard both in Kansas City, KS. He was then promoted briefly to Yard Superintendent and then Corridor Superintendent in San Bernardino, CA. Part of this job as Corridor Superintendent was to oversee the dispatcher's office for the BNSF California Division.

He was then promoted to General Transportation Director for the Powder River Division in Denver, CO. At the time of this writing (March, 2020) he works at headquarters in Fort Worth, TX as Associate Vice President for Merchandise Freight. BNSF divides their traffic into four groups: coal, grain, intermodal, and merchandise. Jim as had field experience with all four groups and has interfaced with local, state, and federal governments as part of his jobs.

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