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    News Inquiry: Number of Railworkers

    You can contact me if you want, send me a PM. I will tell you that the class 1 RR's willfully laid off a large amount of workers before the Pandemic and their problems are independent of that no matter how they may spin it.
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    Has anybody worked for LORAM railroad maintenance? Just curious as to how the company is..?

    LORAM is known as a very dirty job that underpass its workers
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    Canadian Pacific Conductor New Hire

    Run away. That's the best advice I can give you. Do a little bit of time and listen to your coworkers and you will get it. Don't listen what management tries to sell you and you DO have Union representation despite being a trainee. Find your local Union reps and ask them for help if you need it...
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    Cumbres and Toltec Scenic RR and my Experience working there...

    Sounds like you RR runs the same as the Class 1's- toxic management and penny pinching to the extreme at cost of service.
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    A Warning to any who wish to work for Class 1 Railroads

    Just a friendly warning to any interested- if you love trains, are a railfan or young person who fantasizes about railroading. Take a serious look at job boards and forums of people who do the job. You will find much anguish and anger from workers. The railroads currently are on a kick with...
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    Curious on path to engineer

    You feel burned out in finance? Avoid railroading at all cost then! You can make over 6 figures doing railroad but you will be on call 24/7 365- even on holidays in many cases. NS is operating even on Christmas now, making you work the holiday. You can become an engineer when you time as a...
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    Union Pacific Railroad is Hiring!

    Avoid the Class 1 RR's like the plague- they will dominate your life and try to Fire you from day 1
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    Question about engines used to help push a train

    You are wrong- there is no slack in middle. When they train on using DP they tell you to keep the "fence" up which allows independent operation of DP unit from head end and they want the DP unit throttled up at all times to bunch the train- even when dynamic braking on head end. That is part of... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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