Welcome to the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen Local 53 website. We work with Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Regional Rail Division serving Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania.

The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS) is a labor union in the United States. It represents workers who install and maintain railroad signal systems and highway-rail crossing warning systems on rail transport networks. Founded in 1901, it has a membership of approximately 10,500. It also represents employees who fabricate railroad signal equipment.

The BRS is affiliated with the AFL-CIO and is a member of its Transportation Trades Department. Its headquarters is in Front Royal, Virginia.

BRS Local 53 Joins (PATH) General Committee

On September 12, 2022, BRS members working for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) voted overwhelmingly to join the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PATH) General Committee. "It is great to see SEPTA members use their collective voice in choosing the General Committee that best fits their needs." said Vice President Commuter/Passenger Tim Tarrant. "I am excited about the opportunity to represent the hard-working members of SEPTA and look forward to working with each of them." PATH General Chairman Rich Clark. The transition to the PATH General Committee occurs on October 1, 2022.
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