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Texas short line's T&E workers join SMART Transportation Division


Train and engine-service employees at the Alliance Terminal Railroad LLC have voted in favor of being represented by the SMART Transportation Division. The National Mediation Board certified the election results Dec. 30.

Owned by OmniTRAX Inc. and based in Haslet, Texas, Alliance Terminal Railroad is responsible for switching and operations at BNSF Railway Co.'s Alliance Intermodal Facility near Dallas/Fort Worth. Formed in 2004, the short line interchanges with BNSF in Haslet and operates over the Class I's track via incidental trackage rights.

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