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6/15/2005



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Rail User's Network to host international conference in Toronto


Later this year, rail advisory and advocacy groups will convene in Toronto to discuss ways to better represent transit-rail passengers’ interests. On Nov. 12 and 13, Rail User’s Network (RUN), a non-profit organization that promotes North American passenger-rail interests, will hold its 4th international conference at the Hotel Novotel-Toronto Centre.

Officials from intercity, suburban and metropolitan rail-transit agencies, public agencies and customer advocacy groups will attend the conference, which will feature workshops about such topics as the future of intercity rail, customer service practices and media relations.

Invited speakers include Amtrak President and Chief Executive Officer David Gunn, VIA Rail Canada Inc. President Paul Coté, GO Transit Managing Director Gary McNeil, Toronto Transit Commission Chief General Manager Richard Ducharme and Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Boardman.

For more information, call RUN Chair Richard Rudolph at 207-642-5161.


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