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Transdev names new VP, Rail

Posted on October 21, 2015

Mike Sherlock joined the Transdev Rail Division as VP, rail, where he will oversee operations Transdev’s commuter rail, light rail and streetcar operations in the U.S.

Sherlock brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new position. Over his 40-year career, he has worked for the Penn Central Railroad, ConRail and Amtrak. He served as superintendent, operations, general superintendent and deputy GM at Amtrak, and was responsible for 2,300 employees working in customer service, operations and maintenance of equipment. He also directed oversight of the Amtrak’s Consolidated National Operations Center.

Sherlock has worked his way up through a variety of roles and responsibilities in the industry, which have deepened his understanding of rail operations. His earlier roles include working as a block operator, a rules examiner, a classroom trainer and various other management positions of increasing responsibilities.

“Mike has extensive experience in all aspects of rail and streetcar operations. We are very pleased to have his high standards and leadership skills on our team,” said Ron Robusto, COO for Transdev’s Rail Division. “Mike is also well known in the industry as a strong mentor and coach, always willing to listen and provide feedback and counsel.”

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