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What is a good, cheap college to go to to study locomotive engineering? What are thier jobs like? Is there a sleeping bed on the cabin of locomotives? Is it a hard job? Do two people cotroll a locomot...
3 answers - Asked By: Bill - 10/31/2008
I'm 40 and considering a career change. First, is that too old to start out on the rail roads? If not, what kind of skills would I need to be competitive? I have great eyesight and hearing (I am a ...
3 answers - Asked By: - 7/10/2009
I have a US CDL (land transport, GVW +26,000lb), a recent, 2007, 50 ton marine Captain's license, and a Private Aircraft certificate. I fly a Cessna 150. I am unemployed and looking for some sort...
4 answers - Asked By: Mere Mortal - 3/22/2008
I'm interested in someday applying for the railroad. Do you like your job? Please give me reasons why or why not. How many hours is a basic workday and what do you earn? Are work orders easy to follow...
6 answers - Asked By: - 8/5/2008
I am 16 years old, and i am certain that i want to be a locomotive engineer for a carer. And i have to do a job shadow for school, so i want to job shadow a locomotive engineer but i have no clue wher...
4 answers - Asked By: - 9/20/2012
Passenger and/or freight.
2 answers - Asked By: Eric - 1/2/2006
A prior answer said that fractions, ratios, and algebra were needed to be a locomotive engineer, what part of the job needs this skill?
4 answers - Asked By: dairyqueen2 - 7/12/2011
I hope it's not but I have a feeling it will. I think trains will be replaced with something electronic that can move faster and don't require fuel. I also have a feeling the job of locomotive enginee...
6 answers - Asked By: - 1/29/2014
want to know, how do I get there? What prerequisite positions must I / could I be promoted from? My parents seem to be of no help and I don't know anyone that is in a railway engineering program. ...
3 answers - Asked By: ♥sincerelywithlove♥ - 9/26/2008
Im curious, just what exactly do train engineer's do,besides drive the train? I guess most may think that's all you do, but I would like to know just what are all your duties when you are on your job...
4 answers - Asked By: itsme - 6/18/2007
I want to know what kind of certification i would need in order to operate trains. Specifically in the state of Indiana.
5 answers - Asked By: - 10/15/2009
What's the eligibility?
1 answers - Asked By: Hello - 9/13/2009
I live in Michigan and i wanna find a schooling by me.
4 answers - Asked By: Steve Mama - 1/15/2012
1) if the sd40 is todays 'rambler' of locomotives, then what was the 1st generations most embarrassing loco? (bl2 for instance) 2) what do you think tommarows most embarrassing locomotive will be? ...
7 answers - Asked By: PM Railfan - 1/12/2011
I want to be a Locomotive Engineer, but I am color blind. Before you disregard this just because I said color blind, just hear me out. Are there engineers out there who have color corrective lenses? D...
2 answers - Asked By: Eli - 3/15/2014
4 answers - Asked By: don_wenglikowski - 1/4/2008
When I grow up I want to operate trains. I'm 14 now and I was wondering if I could focus on anything in high school to help prepare me for the job. Whats the pay like? I don't plan on going to college...
2 answers - Asked By: RavensFan54 - 12/26/2011
I'm currently a junior in high school, and I'm thinking about careers. My parents don't think this is a good career choice for some reason (they want me to go to college and do something "academic"). ...
6 answers - Asked By: Ryan M. - 9/17/2013
I was wondering how to become one im 15 and really want to become one thanks.
3 answers - Asked By: Bob - 1/22/2012
What does one need in order to become a "train driver" ? I am currently pursing a college diploma, would it be possible for employers to train on the job or would it be a good idea If I were to lo...
1 answers - Asked By: Mr. X - 8/30/2009
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