News Releases

October 12, 2011

Lt. Gov. Phil Scott will "work on the railroad" tomorrow

Lt. Governor Phil Scott will work with Vermont Rail Systems tomorrow to install new ties along the Clarendon-Pittsford Railroad Line, which runs from Rutland to Whitehall, NY. This job highlights the hard work that continues on rail systems throughout the state to upgrade and restore Vermont’s railroad infrastructure, particularly after Tropical Storm Irene.

CLARENDON-PITTSFORD RAILROAD WORK

DATE: Thursday, October 13

TIME: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

PLACE: Meet at Vermont Rail Systems Rutland Office (118 Post Street, Rutland)

Media interested in covering this event should plan to meet at 10:00 at the VRS office. The crew will head out from there to the job site.

About Lt. Gov. Phil Scott's "Vermont Everyday Jobs" Initiative

Lt. Governor Phil Scott started his "Vermont Everyday Jobs" initiative to promote Vermont businesses and highlight the hard work that Vermonters do every day in all areas of our economy. By finding out firsthand, and in a hands-on manner, what it takes to make Vermont businesses work, the Lt. Governor will gain a better understanding of what state government can do to help those businesses work better. The tour will also help to facilitate relationships and ongoing dialogue between Vermont business leaders and their representatives in state government.

For more information on past "Vermont Everyday Jobs," click here.

Source: Office of the Lieutenant Governor
Last Updated at: October 12, 2011 16:21:30