Federal Railroad Administration proposes cameras in passenger locomotives to record employees

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; July 26, 2019 The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) earlier this week published a notice of proposed…

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New Jersey Transit engineers refuse to work overtime as part of dispute. Your commute will get worse.

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; June 25, 2019 Commuter train engineers are protesting an alleged NJ Transit contract violation by refusing…

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How driving a train became one of Canada’s Best Jobs

By Mariyam Khaja, Canadian Business; June 11, 2019 While working in the office of an insurance company back in 2007,…

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More than just a glorified truck driver

By Doug Riddell, Railway Age Magazine; July 16, 2018 The late Louis W. Menk once said that locomotive engineers were…

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Trespasser strikes, the whole dirty truth

By Doug Riddell, Railway Age Magazine; May 10, 2018 What I’m going to suggest will probably have the risk assessment…

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BLET, Amtrak reach tentative agreement

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 2, 2018 The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and Amtrak have reached a…

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UK: Find out what happened when we learnt to drive an EMT train – sorry about the cow

By Shannyn Quinn, Senior Reporter, Derby Telegraph; December 26, 2017 For your information, driving a train is complex. Sitting in…

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Canadian Pacific Rail train crews reject contract extension

By Eric Atkins, Railway Industry Reporter, The Globe and Mail; November 2, 2017 Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. train crews voted…

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