Rep. Paul Torkelson
Basement Hearing Room
MN Regional Railroad Association: overview on Rail safety bu Railroads
Testifying: John Apitz, legislative Counsel
Paul Hester, BNSF Hazmat manager
MN Department of Public Safety overview on recently released report on 2017 evaluation of safety preparedness related to the transportation of oil and ethanol in the State of Minnesota per the 2014 Rail Safety Act legislation.
Testifying: Director Joe Kelly, Department of Public Safety Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Deputy Director Kevin Reed, Department of Public Safety Homeland Security and Emergency Management
MN Dept of Transportation overview on 2015 Statewide Rail Plan for both freight rail and passenger rail.
Testifying: Peter Dahlberg, MnDOT Office of Freight & Commercial Vehicle Operations
Dan Krom, MnDOT Office of Passenger Rail