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CMQ Announces Operating Department Promotions

BANGOR, ME — The Central Maine & Quebec Railway has named Chad Mowery as Vice President Operations, a promotion that was effective January 1, 2018, and J. Wesley Logan as General Manager Operations, effective January 15, 2018.

Mowery joined CMQ in March 2015 as General Manager. He came to CMQ after 16 years in transportation, engineering, and mechanical management positions with railroads owned by short-line holding company Rail America and its successor, Genesee and Wyoming.

Logan comes to CMQ after more than a decade of operations management experience at Canadian properties owned by Rail America and Genesee and Wyoming, most recently the Goderich-Exeter Railway and the Southern Ontario Railway. At CMQ, he will be based at the railroad’s offices in Farnham, Quebec.

CMQ President, Ryan Ratledge, said, “Chad has earned this promotion. It recognizes his hard work, broad knowledge, and outstanding leadership that he’s demonstrated over the years. We also want to welcome Wes. I am truly excited to be working with him again. His experience and familiarity with Canadian rail operations are particularly valuable.”

Central Maine & Quebec Railway, a subsidiary of Fortress Investment Group, LLC, was formed in 2014 and operates nearly 500 route miles in Maine, Quebec, and Vermont.