Chuck  Baker

Chuck Baker

Chuck Baker joined ASLRRA as President after a 15-year career in the railroad industry.

Before joining ASLRRA he was a Partner at Chambers Conlon & Hartwell (CC&H), where, in addition to the ASLRRA, he represented clients such as the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC), the OneRail Coalition, the American Railway Development Association, Norfolk Southern, and Canadian National. For the NRC, Mr. Baker also served as its President. In that capacity, he had responsibility for the association's core financial, operational, and legal programs, including the federal legislative and regulatory program in front of both Congress and the Administration. For the OneRail Coalition, a coalition of freight rail, intercity passenger rail, commuter rail, rail labor, and rail supply industry interests, Mr. Baker coordinated the group’s activities and messaging. Prior to joining CC&H, Mr. Baker worked with the Surface Transportation Policy Project in Washington, D.C. Mr. Baker has also worked for Deutsche Bank Securities as an investment banker specializing in Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions in San Francisco, CA.
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Chuck Baker joins Jim Blasingame to report on the apparent increased interest by the Biden administration to add new and onerous regulations on the short-line railroad industry.
Chuck Baker joins Jim Blasingame to report on the importance of short-line railroads as a critical link in the supply chain, plus some of the challenges that can be created by government overreach.
Chuck Baker joins Jim Blasingame to explain how the short-line railroad industry is structured and operates, and plays a critical role in the overall national distribution system, including contribution to Main Street businesses.