Union Pacific Names Arnold Robinson Superintendent Of Chicago Commuter Operations
Omaha, Neb., January 23, 2007 Union Pacific has named Arnold Robinson superintendent-Commuter Operations in Chicago. In his new position, Robinson is responsible for the daily safe operation of nearly 200 commuter trains carrying 100,000 passengers on the Chicago Metra system.
Robinson began his railroad career in 1979 as a clerk with the Chicago & North Western. Since then he has held a number of transportation positions in and around the Chicago area including train dispatcher, senior manager of terminal operations, and most recently, director of transportation services. His appointment to superintendent is effective Jan. 16.
Robinson replaces Greg Larson who is retiring after nearly 36 years of service.
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