DSRR Team Member Elvis Lyons Earns Locomotive Engineer
Delta Southern Railroad is pleased to announce the Certification of Elvis Lyons as Locomotive Engineer. In keeping with DSRR’s commitment to identify characteristics, qualifications, and skills in its team members, we are pleased to honor them through development of these core competencies.
“In addition to study and real-world application of train operating rules and regulations, Mr. Lyons demonstrates accountability, dependability, and effectively demonstrates a positive attitude and adaptivity when faced with demanding circumstances,” said Roidino “Dino” Trevino, General Manager for DSRR. “Because he characterizes all our hallmarks of leadership, as well as a thorough understanding of our organization, history and values, we are eager to encourage his development as he advances through our training programs.”
Established in 2009, Delta Southern Railroad is a short line railroad comprised of two lines, approximately 60 miles apart in Monroe and Tallulah, Louisiana and serving two port facilities located on the mighty Mississippi River: Lake Providence Port and Madison Parish Port. DSRR’s railcars transport grain, aggregate materials, agricultural products, cotton, coal, chemicals, fertilizer, forest products, sand clay and soda ash. DSRR is proud to work closely with well-respected railroad and interchange partners: Kansas City Southern Railroad (KCS) and Union Pacific Railroad (UP).
With connections at all levels of government in Louisiana, all the way to the local parish representatives in Northeast Louisiana, DSRR fosters strategic alliances with integrators and service providers to expand new economic opportunities within the region and for the communities it serves and calls home.