Monday, June 22, 2009
Last week TriMet was well-represented at APTA's 2009 International Rail Rodeo in
The LRV mechanics team--Al Fisher, John Gende and Bob White--won two of the eight events, placing a close 3rd in the maintenance category. Only 30 points separated them from first place. This is exceptional, considering that TriMet hasn't sent a maintenance team to the rail rodeo in more than 10 years.
Rail operators Laura Walker and David White placed 3rd in operator's competition. The operator events took place on a segment of
Overall, TriMet took 2nd place out of 11 teams. When you see your colleagues, please congratulate them for their outstanding performances.