NJ TRANSIT’s board of directors approved Raymond P. Kenny as sr. VP and GM, rail operations.

Kenny has nearly 50 years of railroad industry experience including serving as former acting president of the MTA Long Island Railroad (LIRR). He has an extensive background in managing large teams in both transportation operations and capital improvements.

Most recently, Kenny has served with WSP as a consultant for operations and planning for agencies across the nation including the Gateway project, the Northeast Corridor Future project, business processes at Metro-North, and emergency management plans at Metrolink in Los Angeles.

He began his transportation career in 1970 as a ticket clerk at LIRR. In 1975, he entered railroad dispatching for LIRR before rising through the ranks at LIRR with positions in personnel training and capital construction prior to leading the transportation department.

Kenny’s appointment is effective immediately.

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