Is becoming a norfolk southern railroad conductor a good move for me?

Answer When you first start out on the railroad you normally work an extra board.They are on call 24/7 unless they call and mark off the board.Most of them pretty much work every day.We have guys where i'... Read More »

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Norfolk Southern (Railroad) Hiring Process?

Keep being patient.My stepson did the same thing and it was over 2 months before he got the call.My son is going through the same thing right now.Many times they don't call you til they actually se... Read More »

What is the hardest part about being a railroad conductor?

Do you really want to know what it's like to be a conductor.It depends on the railroad & subdivision you are working for.A conductors life is probably the hardest life you will ever have (not tryin... Read More »

The Average Salary of a Railroad Conductor?

Railroad conductors oversee and coordinate the activities of trains. There are a few requirements in becoming a railroad conductor. Job applicants must be at least 21 years old to apply. Many condu... Read More »

What is it like to be a Railroad Engineer/Conductor (Driving a Train)?

Ted, you've just taken the first step in realizing your desire. The question is, "How bad do you want it?"There are no guarantees, of course, but if you do not pursue it, you'll never get there. ... Read More »