Find your State Legislators

Please join us in contacting your state's Legislative Representatives that affect all railroaders, their families and the communities that we operate through.  Currently the railroads are fighting to remove an essential employee from the locomotive cab of all trains that operate through our communities. Please click on our example letter below.  Please print it out,  fill it out and send it to the elected officials in your state either by email or USPS.  Make them understand the importance to the safety of all railroaders as well as the general public in the communities they operate through.  

Two Man Crew Letter

4th Quadrennial Convention of the BLET Auxiliary in Las Vegas, Nevada

October 10 through October 13, 2022


Turf Wars in Texas Just the Tip of the Iceberg by Becky Schneider, 1st VP/NLR GIA

By Admin | June 2, 2003

 In a departure from the usual information contained in the GIA section of the Journal, I felt compelled to tell you about some folks down in Texas.  While the incident itself is…

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Going Grassroots To Get the Job Done by Becky Schneider, 1st Vice President/National Legislative Rep. GIA to BLE

By Admin | May 2, 2003

In any fight, the only way to gain support for a cause is from the bottom up.  The more people who know about and support an issue, the broader the base…

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100 Years and Still the Same by Mabel Grotzinger, International 1st Vice President GIA to BLE

By Admin | December 2, 2002

My husband has been a locomotive engineer for 27 years and most of that time he has worked on the road.  All those years of being on the road were hard…

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