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Im currently in the process of becoming a conductor with CN in western canada, Im originally from Toronto and would like to move back. After completing my training out west is there a chance I can transfer east? or should I just try to get on out east first... west is a little easier.

Thanks in advance


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I'm not sure about CN, and canada in general, but I know most railroads and most companies in general require you to stay in your position for at least a year before applying to transfer locations or a new job in the company. If I had to take a guess I would say they would probably make you stay the 1 year, and probably even longer depending on the company's needs. 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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