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William Riehl

Genesee & Wyoming Inc.


Bill Riehl is G&W’s Chief Engineer Structures where he is responsible for overall structure safety management for the more than 10,000 track carrying structures and tunnels owned and operated by the G&W family of Railroads in North America.  A Structural Engineer graduate of the Pennsylvania State University in 1987, he worked a number of positions with railroad consultants, contractors, shortline and regional railroads including Florida East Coast Railway and RailAmerica.  Along the way, he earned a Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida in 2003.

He is a licensed professional engineer in the states of Florida, Ohio and Wyoming.  He is the AREMA Structures Functional Group Vice President and is a member of the Conference Operating Committee, Committee 7 – Timber Structures and Committee 24 – Education and Training.