Management & Operations

Amtrak names new GM, long distance services

Posted on October 9, 2013

Amtrak named Mark Murphy GM, long distance services. He will be based in Chicago and have accountability for safety, customer satisfaction, ridership, on-time performance and financial results for the long-distance business line. He reports directly to DJ Stadtler, VP, operations.

Murphy brings decades of Amtrak experience to this position having joined the company in 1976. He most recently served as the deputy chief mechanical officer, terminal operations, in Wilmington, Del.

In his career at the railroad, he has held jobs of increasing responsibility, including: terminal superintendent; assistant VP, service operations; superintendent, equipment standards and compliance; and master mechanic.

He will oversee the functions of the transportation, mechanical and engineering departments within a common business line for the 15 long distance services. In addition, the new route directors who are responsible for profit and loss, business planning and decision-making for specific long-distance trains report to him.

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