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RailPAC/NARP Joint Membership Meeting & Conference

Saturday, March 17, 2007 Gateway Center, MTA BOARD ROOM, 3rd Floor, the tall building east of Los Angeles Union Station platforms.laus-mta-building.jpg

The Rail Passenger Association of California, the National Association of Railroad Passengers, and the Transit Coalition invite you to the biggest rail meeting of 2007!

Amtrak President Alex Kummant (pictured, left, with RailPAC President Paul Dyson) is the Keynote Speaker at 10:30am.

The 11:30 session, “Amtrak & the Future” Andrew C. Selden (pictured) from URPA, Ross Capon from NARP, and Bill Bronte, Caltrans Rail Chief. RailPAC VP/NARP Director Art Lloyd is the moderator.


At 1:00 former Amtrak Board Vice Chairman Michael Dukakis

Afternoon panels include “Southern California Regional Rail”, with RailPAC President Paul Dyson, and Mike McGinley, retired SP and Metrolink, moderated by Dennis Lytton, NARP Diector; “Transit Rail”, with Gerald Francis, Manager, LACMTA Rail, and Jerard Wright and Bart Reed from the Transit Coalition, moderated by James Smith, RailPAC VP; and “High Speed Rail Update” by Dan Leavitt, CAHSRA

The RailPAC members’ business meeting will follow the afternoon session. Adjournment will be in honor of Byron Nordberg, RailPAC’s founding father.