ArticleShortly following the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster in Quebec, Canada, Railroad Engineering Expert, Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E. was interviewed by Al Jazeera.
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At the time of this interview, available details were scarce. Railroad engineering expert, Augustine F. Ubaldi, provided insightful information regarding next steps in the investigation and possible causes of the derailment.
Augustine “Gus” Ubaldi, P.E. has 19 years of railroad and transit engineering experience. Gus oversaw project administration for Class I and Class III railroads and major transit systems in a variety of railroad engineering positions including engineering director for the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, consulting engineering, and track supervisor for Penn Central. Gus designed and engineered track structure, station and bridge repairs, and yard track improvements. He also conducted track inspections and performed maintenance. Gus is a licensed professional engineer in nine states and the District of Columbia.