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  1. #1
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    Default Anyone work for the railroad?

    Currently applying for a conductor position and hoping to get some opinions on the job.Thx


    PWI as usual...

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    knew several years ago that did out of slc and pocatello idaho. they worked for 6 months then laid off/unemployment for 6 months. great bennies due to the unions, but the work was not full time.

    again, years ago..

    gl....
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    I just got done. I aced the test and did really well on the board interview. We'll see.


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    Quote Originally Posted by newty View Post
    I just got done. I aced the test and did really well on the board interview. We'll see.
    awesome- hope you get the job. the guys here will park the train blocking the busiest road in our town so they hop out and get McDonald's
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    I have a cousin that works for BNSF and loves it. Been there about 14 years now. Paid well to!!
    Jason

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    Newty,

    I've been workin' on the railroad,
    All the live long day.
    I've been workin' on the railroad,
    Just to pass the time away.
    Don't you hear the whistle blowing?
    Rise up so early in the morn.
    Don't you hear the captain shouting
    "Dinah, blow your horn?"

    Fee, fie, fiddle-e-i-o.
    Fee, fie, fiddle-e-i-o-o-o-o.
    Fee, fie, fiddle-e-i-o.
    Strumming on the old banjo.
    Drew
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    Quote Originally Posted by KG's Supra24 View Post
    RR has some great retirement benefits. Thats about all I know ...

    well other than Dusty's Mom having a lot of experience running trains. Might PM her.
    LMAO! BOOM!


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    Congrats Newty!
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  9. #9
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    congrats on the new occupation..

    have you gone out an purchased your striped overalls and conductor hat?
    '06 Supra Launch 20SSV-gone but never forgotten

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    Congrats Newty! 2012 sounds like a great year already for one Moomba Member
    I'll have one, or two, or three for you this weekend !!
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