What is the job of a train engineer?

Answer The job of the train engineer is usually taken by experienced train yard workers. Specific academic training is required to become a train engineer because it is a job with many responsibilities.M... Read More »

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What is a train engineer?

A train engineer is a person who drives a train on a railroad carrying freight or passengers. The engineer is responsible for the mechanical operation of the locomotive and returning train cars to ... Read More »

What does a train engineer keep in his pocket?

Train engineers used to carry an accurate, regularly synchronized watch in their pockets in order to ensure that the train kept perfect time and avoided collisions. As of 2011, this rule is no long... 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 »

What is the largest train disaster in history caused by the locomotive engineer?

Harrow & Wealdstone - in fogandQuntinshill - troop train forgotten by a signalman