SOURCE: Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road

October 01, 2014 13:16 ET

Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Announces Retirement of Its First Police Chief Jerry Haensler, Appointment of Scott Lambka to Chief

WESTLAND, MI--(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2014) - The Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Company, owners of four Rail Road Companies, headquartered in Southeastern Michigan, Jackson, MI and Lansing, MI and the Old Road Blissfield (MI) and Old Road Charlotte (MI) Dinner Trains, have announced the pending retirement of Gerald Haensler, Jr. as Chief of the A&B RR Police Department and the appointment of Scott Lambka as the new Chief.

Mark Dobronski, president of the A&BRR, announced the moves which will take effect October 1, 2014.

Haensler became the A&BRR first Chief of Police in 2009. A native of Warren, MI and resident of Adrian, MI, Haensler was Chief of Police for Madison Township, MI.

A 37-year veteran in law enforcement, he also was a sergeant with the Washtenaw County Sheriff Department. He has been a longtime member of the Ogden Church.

Lambka, a resident of Manitou Beach, MI and native of Onsted, MI has been serving with Raisin Township, MI for over 13 years, first as a patrolman then as Chief of Police and finally as Director of Public Safety. He spent seven years in the U.S. Army as a paramedic and was a police officer in Kentucky prior to returning to Lenawee County, MI.

With its corporate headquarters in Westland, MI just outside Detroit, the Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Company consists of the parent company and four rails operating companies in Michigan. The Adrian and Blissfield provides freight service in Lenawee County plus The Old Road Dinner Train in Blissfield (MI), the longest continuously operating train of its kind in the United States. The Charlotte Southern Railroad Company provides freight service in Eaton County plus The Old Road Dinner Train in Charlotte (MI). The Detroit Connecting Railroad Company provides freight service in Eastern Wayne County and the Lapeer Industrial Railroad Company provides freight service in Lapeer County. The Jackson Lansing Railroad services Jackson to Lansing, MI.

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