December 18, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
EUGENE, Ore.—ARG Transportation Services (www.argtrans.com) announced that Coos Bay Rail Link Director of Rail Operations Darrell “Duke” Rodley and San Pedro & Southwestern Railroad Manager of Operations Richard Archunde have been promoted to general managers of their respective companies, effective January 1. These are newly created positions. “We are very pleased to announce these well-deserved advancements,” says Scott Parkinson, president of ARG Transportation Services, parent company of the San Pedro & Southwestern Railroad and Coos Bay Rail Link. “Both Duke and Richard have worked tirelessly with their teams to strengthen their respective railroads and improve customer service.” ARG Transportation Services acquired the San Pedro & Southwestern Railroad in November 2003 from RailAmerica, Inc. The 133-mile Coos Bay Rail Link, owned by the Port of Coos Bay, Oregon, began operation in October 2011.