One for the rails who visit this forum...?

I'm curious... How many trainmen do you know, or know of, who failed to pass promotion to locomotive engineer and then were dismissed? How many engineers are on your seniority roster who, in a qualified opinion, just shouldn't be behind the throttle?

Asked By: Samurai Hoghead - 9/22/2008
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I can't think of over half a dozen here that failed... More
Answered By: Rango - 9/23/2008
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Not a one here has failed that i can recall.They don't want them to fail after they spend the money training them.We have at least 10 on our roster that i don't think have any business behind the throttle.A few of them are flat scared about running.As you well know you need a healthy respect for operating a train,but... More
Answered By: Andy - 9/22/2008
there are many possibly 10% who shouldnt be driving the train..they suck basically and dont care and blame it on the equipment.
Answered By: pert652003 - 9/22/2008
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