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    UP 4141 Bout To Move Again

    The UP 8696 is supposed to drag the UP 4141 to Houston as a special move on the ENLHOM. Scheduled to leave NLR in the morning.
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    Cn rail conductor-drivers license

    Yes you will have to have a valid drivers license. New conductor certification rules put in place by FRA requires that you have one also. Hope its not for DWI/DUI
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    SP 266 To Lead MNLKC-18

    SP 266 is scheduled to lead on the MNLKC, and KCS 4688 is linked up to it as dpu. Don't see that too often.
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    Catch them while you can!

    SP 266 is scheduled to lead the MNLKC.
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    Csx

    With narrowband coming into effext in January,I doubt most common scanners will be able to pick them up. That may be what he means.
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    Information on Camden & Southern Railroad

    How will there be a BNSF connection? Trackage rights to Camden?
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    Hello everyone!

    Don't know why he would say don't mention cars on the application. Don't mention liking trains or being a railfan. They will look at it as you are someone looking for a hobby and not a career. Also, that will give them the impression that you won't work safely. If you are a railfan, don't...
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    The Latest SD59MX 9916

    Fresh out of Jenks.
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    Carolina Southern Operations

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObzK91qWw1g
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    Union Pacific Hiring Practices

    When I did my hiring session 8 years ago, we went to break during the interview. The interviewer looked outside and everyone that was smoking was told to leave and dont come back. A lot of companies have started to not hire smokers. Its a insurance thing. I just recently went to a electronic...
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    Life on the Rail

    Watching a car drive around the gates and you look and see two small kids in the back seat.
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    What decides how many locomotives for a train?

    TPA (Tons Per Equivalent Powered Axle) usually determines how many engines.
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    NS Buying UP SD60's

    I didnt know it got this serious.:(
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    UP 7912 Fresh Paint No Flag

    Jenks in North Little Rock sometimes wont put flags on the sides of the ones they repaint. There is also a 5800 series C44AC running around without flags.
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    UP 4141 Back In Service

    The 4141 has been moved from Jenks Shop and is being prepped for service. it's gonna be headed to Texas within the next week.


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