Railroad Operations and Safety
I am a retired Train Superintendent with over 40 years of experience in the operating craft. I am an expert witness and have testified for several cases on the railroad. I have freight, passenger, and commuter experience. I was a major figure in the implementation of Positive Train Control in Southern California.
Danny has proven railroad leadership experience and unique industry knowledge and perspective. Starting his career as a Brakeman, Switchman, Conductor, and Certified Engineer with the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF), and then onto Amtrak, Danny has both foundational knowledge of train operations, and executive experience.
Taking his knowledge of train operations, he successfully transitioned to senior management roles at Amtrak, including Road Foreman of Engines to Superintendent. Managing teams of over 300 train, yard and engine employees, 800 On-Board-Service employees, while also building strong relationships with federal and state agencies. Danny has a broad spectrum of knowledge and expertise on all facets of the industry. He remains in constant communication with railroad industry employees, both union and management, for updates on new practices, and operating/safety
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