Jim C. Scott

SCOTT & ASSOCIATES, INC Railroad Operations Consultants
161 Wendover Drive
Kingsport, TN 37663
Phone: 423-239-5941
Fax: 423-239-5981

Mr. Scott is a railroad operations consultant.
SCOTT & ASSOCIATES, INC Railroad Operations Consultants

SPECIAL RAILROAD ACHIEVEMENTS

Responsible for starting the position "Super Hostler", which eliminated terminal delay on the L & N Railroad.

Tested and recommended the purchase of the Vapor-Pacesetter device now in use on portions of CSX Transportation for the purpose of loading and unloading Unit Coal trains.

Tested and recommended the purchase of the end of train device now in use on CSX.

Was jointly responsible with other employees for consolidating various Train Handling and Air Brake Rule books with the formation of Seaboard System Railroad.

Changed the unit coal train loading procedures for the Cumberland Valley subdivision of the L & N Railroad. Started loading coal trains down hill, eliminating as many as three locomotives from each train being loaded.

Was a member of the Derailment Investigative Teams.

Was a member of the Safety Committee, Corbin Division.

Was the Corbin Division coordinator for a study on undesired train line emergencies.

Was responsible for the annual re-training requirements for locomotive engineers using train simulators.

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