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You don't need to go to school to hire on with a railway. I've heard that CP does prefer people that have taken the conductor course, but keep looking and apply when you see an opening.
I hired on with CN 4.5 years ago and started training as a Locomotive Engineer in August. Tomorrow will be...
I know CP has been using remotes since the 80's ((http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4klYbnEPYU) (1:20 in there is a robot control car and the DP)), and I've seen pictures of Southern RR testing out the same thing in the 1970's.
The DP can be set up a few different ways. The basic does whatever...
CP 5673 had been sitting at the diesels shops at Walker Yard in Edmonton going on about 3 weeks now. I asked one of my Trainmasters and apparently CN has been buying some of CP's old units. Note that its missing its number boards, and it has unit info signs taped to the windows.
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