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Richard Carney

Senior Vice President, North America Track
Richard Carney is responsible for all aspects of four RailWorks Track operating regions throughout the Western and Central United States and Canada. He is a railroad construction industry veteran, with nearly 30 years of experience. Richard began his career as a Foreman on the San Joaquin division of Southern Pacific Railway, a Class I railroad. In the early ‘90s, he joined Amtrak, where he held various engineering management positions in California, including Resident Engineer of Track & Structures and Assistant Division Engineer of Track & Structures. Since joining RailWorks in 2000, he has held a range of management positions with progressively more responsibility. He most recently served as Vice President of RailWorks Track Systems, with responsibility for railroad and rail-transit construction and maintenance projects of all scopes and sizes throughout the Western and Central United States.

Leadership Team

RailWorks Corporation

President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President, Tax
Executive Vice President
Vice President – Information Systems & Technology
Vice President, Business Development

Transit & Systems

President, L.K. Comstock & Company, Inc. – New York Division President, RailWorks Transit, Inc.
President, L.K. Comstock National Transit, Inc.


Vice President, RailWorks Maintenance of Way
Vice President and General Manager
Senior Vice President, North America Track
Senior Vice President, North America Track