Maryland House passes two-person crew bill

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – On March 17, the Maryland House of Representatives voted in favor of HB 381, a measure that would require at least two crew members on all freight trains operating in the state of Maryland. The bi-partisan bill has moved to the Senate finance committee.

SMART TD members residing in Maryland: Click here to visit the SMART TD Legislative Action Center  to send a message to your federal and state reps in Maryland to support two-person crews on all freight trains.

All SMART TD Members: Click here to visit the SMART TD Legislative Action Center to send a message in support of HR 233 – The Safe Freight Act – which would mandate a minimum crew of two-persons for all freight trains operating in the U.S.