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Rutter to leave FRA for position in Texas

Posted on April 30, 2004

Allan Rutter, administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), announced Friday that he is leaving his current post in mid-June for a position with a Texas transportation organization. Under his leadership, the FRA saw measurable improvements in a variety of important rail safety statistics, including a reduction in the train accident incident rate and continued declines in highway-rail crossing fatalities. His new position will be as deputy executive director of the North Texas Tollway Authority. A native of Texas, Rutter said he looks forward to moving his family back home.

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