Thanks for attending the 16th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference at the Beeman Hotel, Dallas. Please scroll down for video presentations and slide decks from selected speakers and panels.
Note: the audio quality on videos was not up to our quality standards and we apologize for the interference.
Allen C. Harper Chief Executive Officer-Chairman, American Heritage Railways (AHR) is a heritage tourism company based on the preservation of railroad history. Its current operations reach nearly 1,500,000 rail passengers annually through three directly owned railroads, and through the licensing of special events like Polar Express at over 50 additional railroads. Kenneth C. Bitten, General Manager – Heritage Rail Leasing. Over the course as General Manager of 8 different railroads and 2 large fleets of passenger cars, Mr. Bitten has extensive experience in acquiring, upgrading, maintaining and operating passenger trains and equipment.
Eric Watkins, Union Pacific Railroad‘s General Director of Network, Economic and Investor Development. On the lookout for new business opportunities and ways to work with Economic Development Organization and Communities to develop rail served facilities for customers. Video not available.
Close to 50 Short Lines in Texas. What do they need to grow? Video not available.