At the June business meeting, John Sacerdote took over as Amherst Railway Society President. He will serve a two-year term. For the past year, John has served on the Board of Directors as President-Elect.
John is a life-long railroad enthusiast and model railroader.
John is well known as the Director of Amherst’s Railroad Hobby Show. He will continue in that role as well.
Professionally, John is a consultant and trainer for the recruiting and staffing industry. Previously, John was President of the National Association of Personnel Services until his retirement in 2014.
Technology has long played an important role in the development of railroads - both for financial considerations, and for safety. However, the railroad technology story doesn’t always get the media attention it deserves.
Here is a peek behind the technology curtain at Union Pacific:
Work continues on the restoration of Maine Central 470.