LOS ANGELES, July 20—Anacostia Rail Holdings (http://www.anacostia.com) has appointed Stephen Hoye vice president of its Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) subsidiary, effective in early August. He joins PHL from the Belt Railway Company of Chicago (BRC), where he has been superintendent since 2011.
In addition, since 2014, Mr. Hoye has served as director of the ten-person Chicago Transportation Coordination Office (CTCO) team, which has responsibility for overseeing day-to-day performance and planning affecting 14 different carrier traffic flows operating in and out of the nation’s largest rail hub. He helped execute infrastructure improvements needed to complete CREATE (Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency Program) projects.
Mr. Hoye has 24 years of rail experience beginning in 1993 as a clerk-yardmaster-programmer with CSX Intermodal at Bedford Park, Ill. He subsequently advanced to operations manager, terminal manager for CSX Transportation at Riverdale, Ill., and was named operations manager CSX Intermodal, Chicago, in 2002.
In 2003, Mr. Hoye joined BRC as manager terminal operations/trainmaster at Bedford Park. He later served as assistant director and director of agency and customer service from 2008 until 2011.
Mr. Hoye is immediate past president of American Association of Railroad Superintendents and an executive board member of the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers.
Mr. Hoye has a bachelor of liberal arts degree in management from DePaul University and graduated from Michigan State University’s Railway Management Program.
PHL President Otis Cliatt said, “Steve is a welcome addition to PHL. His leadership skills and extensive rail knowledge will help enhance our terminal operations, customer service, and safety.”
Pacific Harbor Line is one of six railroads operated by Anacostia Rail Holdings Company. PHL provides rail transportation, track maintenance and train dispatching service to the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. PHL also provides rail switching services for on-dock intermodal terminals and dispatching services for about 140 intermodal and unit trains per day.