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Railroad Conductor or Yardmaster

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Conductors coordinate activities of train crew on passenger or freight trains. Yardmasters review train schedules and switching orders and coordinate activities of workers engaged in railroad traffic operations, such as the makeup or breakup of trains and yard switching. They also signal engineers to begin train runs, stop trains, or change speed, using telecommunications equipment or hand signals.

What's next?

Learn more about being a railroad conductor by watching this video by Norfolk Southern.

Hourly Rate
Hourly Rate
Medium For Burke
$27.48
Education
Education
High School For Burke
Burke Demand
Burke Demand
Low For Burke
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