BMWE Lodge 3014

Pennsylvania Federation

Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Division
of the
International Brotherhood of Teamsters



Lodge 3014 Represents Amtrak
Maintenance of Way Employees

A Union Is Only As Strong As 
The Solidarity of the People In It

Our next meeting will be on
February 14, 2019

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Amtrak Healthcare Retirement Planning Summary
for people who will be retiring soon.

Retirement Planning Checklist Retirement Income Plan
Benefits When You Retire Current Connection
Retiree Medical Benefits Benefits under RRR and SS
Survivor Benefits Medicare For RR Families
Frequently Asked Questions Contact Information
Other Amtrak Retiree Benefits GA-23111 PLAN F
Additional coverage
Pension and Annuity Income - IRS Form 575
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Attend your meetings:
The 2nd Thursday of the month,

Our next meeting will be on 
February 14, 2019

7:30 PM at the
Morrisville Elks’ Lodge,
835 W Bridge St
Morrisville, PA 19067
(215) 295-5333
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Last Updated January 13, 2019

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What is Amtrak?

When you tell people where you work, do you sometimes hear "Oh, you work for the federal government?" It's a misconception that Amtrak is part of the government. In fact, Amtrak is not a
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Read how the North and South Tubes were built and how they ended up where they're at.

The New York Tunnel Extension Of The Pennsylvania Railroad. Read

Latest News

A closed group exclusively for Penn Fed BMWE members to share information related to our union.
(Managers that try to apply will be publicly humiliated)

BMWE-NEC Agreement
Read it - Know it
Knowledge Is Power and everything that affects your job is in this agreement

Updated BMWE_NEC agreement (29mb's)

Amtrak NEC Hot Spot Books
Click here to down load the Amtrak NEC Hot Spot Books
(Also located under 'Useful Forms')

Here is the letter to the membership explaining the safety reforms fought for by the BMWE, BRS & ARASA-MW. Hopefully, Brother Gsell's death will be the last one we all have to suffer.

Amtrak Office of Inspector General report says that passengers and employees are at risk at 30th St Station and Penn Coach Yard Read report

Amtrak Force Accounts. Updated every Wednesday

Complete history, to February 2018, of our negotiations with Amtrak and contract settlement here

An agreement has been reached.

Amtrak will pay out $500,000 to members in Zone 6 and the BMWE will build 72nd St. In addition, the work request for SSY and Ivy City has been rescinded.

Contract Settlement 72nd St

Contract Settlement High Speed Rail Buildings

Amtrak safety update and Unsafe Condition Report form: 4/24/2018
~ Letter From Penn Fed
~ Unsafe Condition Report
~ Safety Liaison Contact Info

Updated Southern District Rosters

"Demonstrate Qualification Forms" are now available under 'Useful Forms' on the menu.

Amtrak Workers Killed by Safety Failures

MTA receives proposals to modernize LIRR level of Penn Station

The BMWE Responds to Amtrak's 14 Hour Overtime Limit. Read the response here

Sunnyside Yard worker struck by a yard train. A message for all of us and the video to learn from here

This is the latest FAMES report. Fatalities in Controlled Points/ Manual Interlockings. It's only 2 pages and very important for you to read. It talks about the fatalities in interlockings and why they occurred. Read report

2015 New Healthcare Information

FRA Safety Advisory issued after fatalities
Read Advisory

*Fatal Accidents
Under Train Approach Warning


High Speed Rail (Raceway Project) PowerPoint presentation. 11/9 (The file is 21mb. A high speed connection is required)

~Old But Still Important News~

FRA Safety Advisory 2011-03, Bridge Worker Safety

BMWE wins Third Division Award against Amtrak for contracting out inter-track platform work. 113 B&B employees will receive $225 each. All employees are listed.

Railway Trackmen’s Journal, 1917 When our forefathers were fighting for the 8 hour workday.

Information on New Supplemental Sickness Insurance.
BMWE Wins Four Huge Arbitration Awards Against Amtrak
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Time Claim
Amtrak Bid Sheet
Demostrate Qualifications
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 Time Claim Questionnaire
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 Official Time Claim Form
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Complete Links Page
Amtrak Job Openings
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