Saturday, January 04, 2014 3:59:00 PM
Frank Launderville joined Metro Transit’s Bus Maintenance division in 1980, following a career with the U.S. Navy where he was a machinist. Shortly after joining Metro Transit, Frank went became a stockkeeper with the Material Management Department. Frank spent 22 years in support of bus maintenance and in 2002 became the first stockkeeper for the METRO Blue Line. For the last twelve years of his career, Frank worked at the Light Rail Operations and Maintenance Facility. As the Material Management Rail Coordinator, Frank was instrumental in leading the day-to-day operations of the light and Northstar Commuter Rail stockroom operations. After 33 years at Metro Transit, Frank retired on Jan. 4, 2014. In retirement, Frank plans to ride his Harley Davidson motorcycle and spend time with his wife and children.