Keynote Speaker

2018 International Crosstie and Fastening System Symposium


Class I Railroad Keynote Speaker, Mr. Chad Anderson
Southern Region Chief Engineering, CN Railway

Chad Anderson is the Southern Region Chief Engineering at CN.  Mr. Anderson has 24 years of experience in the rail industry working for two Class I railroads in a variety of transportation and engineering positions.  At CN, Mr. Anderson has held positions including Director of Planning and Control, Chief Engineer Homewood, Chief Engineer Edmonton, and Operations Superintendent North Zone.  He obtained a Bachelors in Civil Engineering at North Dakota State University and a MBA from Notre Dame University.  In addition to leading the Engineering Department in the Southern Region, Mr. Anderson has overseen projects at CN focusing on a variety of areas including the acquisition of new railroads and implementation of new procedures and safety rules.  Mr. Anderson is a member of AREMA and is on the board of Penn State Altoona’s Rail Transportation Engineering Program.


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