January 31, 2011
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Bertrand Gagne Dies; Co-Founder of TDG
Bertrand (Bert) Gagne, 78, co-founder and former chairman of TDG Transit Design Group Inc. in Mississauga, ON, died Oct. 6, 2010.
Gagne worked in the rail industry for more than 40 years, and remained active in the field following his retirement in 2005. He was a member of APTA’s Passenger Rail Equipment Safety Standards (PRESS) Electrical Committee and Passenger Equipment RSAC Emergency Preparedness Task Force.
He provided contributions to many industry standards, specifically APTA RP-E-012-99, “Recommended Practice for Normal Lighting System Design for Passenger Cars,” and APTA SS-E-013-99, “Standard for Emergency Lighting System Design for Passenger Cars.”