J-Track LLC names Dorris VP/GM of new Central Division – RT & S
J-Track LLC will open a new railroad construction and maintenance company in the Chicagoland area on May 1. The new company, J-Track LLC Central Division, will be led by Vice President and General Manager, Bill Dorris.
Dorris brings 40 years of track construction experience to this leadership role. He has spent the past 15 years in the Midwest market. Dorris most recently served as vice president and general manager for RailWorks Track Services, Inc. Prior to that, he held a similar responsibility with Balfour Beatty Rail, Inc. Dorris has held a number of industry leadership positions during his career, as well. He recently completed a term as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC). Bill has also served as the President of the Chicago Maintenance of Way Club.
“I am a railroad builder at heart and I look forward to the opportunity to manage this start-up operation for J-Track LLC’s Central Division,” said Dorris. “I have enjoyed my time working in the Midwest and have a great understanding of how to effectively meet the needs of this market. Chicago is the rail hub of our country and this is an exciting time in my career. I will draw on my experiences since arriving in Chicago in 2001. I have had the privilege of making many friends and built strong customer relationships during my time here. I look forward to continuing to deliver a high standard of service to all customers in this market.”
Mitch Levine, president of J-Track LLC said the Central Division will be headquartered in Lisle, Ill., and will provide services to the Class 1 and shortline railroads, transit agencies, private industry and commercial rail operations throughout Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Wisconsin and beyond.