Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern (RCPE) crew members recently sat down for an interview with The Brookings Register, the local newspaper in Brookings, South Dakota. In the article, “Respect the Trains,” journalist Mondell Keck profiles three crew members who cover service in the Brookings, South Dakota area, from Lake Preston, South Dakota to Verdi, Minnesota. Crew members Shane Warne, Toby Bartel and Ryan Griffith discuss how safety is their number one priority and the importance of having the public stay safe at railroad crossings. The story also gives insight into the 24/7 operation that is critical to providing efficient service to the customers RCPE serves. Read the profile below, or use the link here.

RCPE Brookings crew Shane Warne, Toby Bartel and Ryan Griffith. (Mondell Keck/Brookings Register)