Alliance Terminal Railroad employees vote SMART

Published: January 6, 2015

Train and engine service employees of Alliance Terminal Railroad located in Haslet, Texas, have voted for representation by the SMART Transportation Division, Director of Organizing Rich Ross reports.

Of 23 eligible voters, 14 voted for SMART while two cast ballots for no union.

The National Mediation Board certified the election results Dec. 30.

ATR is a Class III terminal railroad responsible for the switching and operations at the Alliance Intermodal Facility. It is owned by OmniTRAX, a North American private railroad and transportation management company with interests in railroads, terminals, ports and industrial real estate.

ATR connects with BNSF Railway at Haslet and operates over seven miles of BNSF track through incidental trackage rights, according to the company’s website.