Where are they now? Railroader of the Year 2011 Wick Moorman – RAIL GROUP ON AIR


Written by

William C. Vantuono, editor

The age of the railway 2011 Railroader of the Year Charles W. “Wick” Moorman IV retired as Chairman, President and CEO of Norfolk Southern in 2015, then spent a year as Chairman of Amtrak. Since then he has been active in historic preservation, among other endeavours, leading, with colleagues Bennett Levin and Henry Posner, the second restoration of Pennsylvania Railroad K4 Pacific steam locomotive 1361 and working on the revamp of the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona. He is also involved in the resurrection of East Broad Top in Pennsylvania as a tourist attraction and engine of regional economic activity. In this extensive interview with The age of the railway Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono, Wick discusses his historic preservation initiatives and his tenure as President of Amtrak and offers his very candid and revealing observations on the current state of the American railroad industry: Precision Scheduled Railroading , customer service, capital investment, the Surface Transportation Board and regulation, and Amtrak’s relationship with its host freight railroads. This is a podcast that is definitely worth listening to!


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