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So it looks like the BNSF is hiring at Interbay in Seattle for a Crane/Equipment Operator/Stocker. Can anybody expand on what exactly this job entails, in a little more real-world detail than the job announcement? Like, what is the work typically in a day, how are the benefits, how...
I've been looking at becoming a driver for the PTI Co in the Seattle Wa area.
Does anyone have any pertinent information on the company, salary, work conditions?
Notice the application has placement for Part-time and full time. Is the part time on call/filling for sick...
Hello all I am in Canada. I am going to have an interview for Conductor with CP Rail in next couples of days. I like to know the low down of this whole operation.
For a conductor when you first start, is it all on call work and shifts? how many shifts and hours would a newbie be guaranteed a...
Hey, my name is Cliff. I'm currently in highschool in Allentown, PA, and I've really been looking over the conductors job. NS pretty much runs this area, but there is a small CP yard in Bethlehem, but doesn't get too much action, and doesn't look like too much stuff is going on there. I've heard...
CP 1631 and 1621 violently smash things together in the west yards of Moose Jaw. Kicking cars is the method of choice, and even at 3 mph a single hopper banging into a consist sounds worse than a thunder storm. The sound travels well too, so you can hear it from several city blocks away.
CN 1439 is an old friend of mine, I saw him when I first ventured to railfan the CN mainline back in April of 2003. He, along with twin 1434 were pulling IMS cars out of the now closed Winnipeg facility.
Today he's still working with another twin, 1405, this time on the Warman sub tramp job...
Portland & Western #2308 heading east on it's return trip from Clatskanie with 4 loads of lumber it picked up from a Weyerhaeuser Lumber industry. It picked up a BNSF centerbeam car with large dimensional lumber (12X12X36 -That is what a wrapper said.)...
CN 630 tramp job (CN Industrial, MP 188) heads home with 5 cars, slowly following CN 347.
I used to see 1434 all the time in Winnipeg across the street @ Fort Garry Industrial Park/Manitoba Sugar site/Fort Rouge yard job. Now he has been...
With all the older emds getting the CN noodle and Cn.ca paint job put on them its odd that this one and the gp38-2 roman caught didn't get one but who cares nice to see this scheme still be applied to the older engines also. CN GP40-2LW trailing a SD40-2W on a mixed train at arrow river...
CSXT Southbound Yard Job Y122 delivering interchange to NS'S High Line at 14th Street in Birmingham, Al. On this day they needed road units due to the tonnage of the 81 cars they delivered to NS & a quite rare pair of BNSF Executive painted SD70MAC'S, at least rare for the southeast & on...
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