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November – Executive Night

135th Anniversary Executive Night MeetingRyan D. Coholan, Chief Railroad Officer, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Reception: 5:30 p.m. • Dinner 6:30 p.m.

Omni Parker House
60 School Street, Boston

Guest Speaker
Ryan D. Coholan
Chief Railroad Officer
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

Ryan Coholan will join the Club to speak on the current “state of the rail” in Massachusetts, specifically innovative programs that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, MBTA, and Keolis Commuter Systems have been working on to enhance the operation and expand the rail system.

Ryan Coholan is a 27-year railroad veteran, who started into the industry as most of us do, out of curiosity. Ryan began working in a locomotive shop as a laborer and progressed through the ranks and also across disciplines. Ryan has held many positions in the railroad industry, such as Trainmaster, Rules Examiner, Train Dispatcher, Track Inspector and General Manager. Ryan joined the MBTA in 2014 as a Railroad Operations Manager, and has been the Chief Railroad Officer for the last 2 years. In this role, Ryan is responsible for the safe and efficient daily operation of the MBTA/MassDOT Commuter Rail system, as well as administration of the Operating Agreement with Keolis Commuter Services including Engineering, Mechanical, as well as administration of the Operating Agreements with Keolis Commuter Services and Amtrak.


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