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An independent consultant from Chittendon County specializing in management of rail infrastructure projects.

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Retired from a life in construction and on the Vermont Rail Action Network board, Mike lives in Essex.

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Unitarian Minister and Rail Advocate from Burlington

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Works for Rail America, the company that owns the New England Central Railroad.  From St. Albans.

 

 

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A passionate, well respected and experienced railroader for 42 years, Charlie Moore, of St. Albans, was Rail America Regional Vice President and  President of RailAmerica's American Rail Dispatching Center in St. Albans.  He is now  VP Business Development for RailComm LLC.  He was a  certified engineer and qualified conductor, has worked for both a large class 1  and a shortline operator, and has a thorough knowledge of all facets of railroad operation and safety.  Charlie Moore is a  member of the Vermont Rail Council, appointed by Governor Douglas and Chairman of the passenger rail subcommittee.  He is past President of the Railroad Association of Vermont and was 2004 Vermont Rail Advocate of the year.  He serves on the boards of Vermont Rail Action Network, St. Albans Historical Museum,  Regional Planning Commission Transportation Action Committee, Preservation Trust of Vermont.  He is on the Advisory Committee of Vermont Republic Industries and the planning committee of Osher, UVM Lifelong Learning Institute.

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After preaching class in seminary, Christopher went on to serve in several Quaker non-profit roles and finally excercised his preaching talents as interim Pastor of Vernon Union Church and afterward as a supply preacher in the United Church of Christ.  Having grown up along the railroad and previously been a conductor and marketing manager for the railroad on Cape Cod, he now leads the Vermont Rail Action Network as Executive Director.  He has numerous published articles about railroads in Vermont.  Christopher, who lives in Westminster, near Bellows Falls has been a Vermont resident since 2001.  He is on the board of the Vermont Bike/Ped coalition, Trainriders/Northeast, the National Association of Railroad Passengers Representative Council and the Brattleboro Dawn Dance.