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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
[quote]how hard is it to follow train tracks...can you really make a wrong turn and end up getting lost?[/quote] Didn't say directions..said territory..knowing how far signals are from each other, where sidings are and what their speeds are because they vary, if there are any permanent slow areas...
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
It's amazing the things that happen..and all you can do is scratch your head and say wtf!...
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
Yeah I don't know how it happened..just know it was held up by the other wheelset and weight was distributed by the knuckle and being coupled to the other car....
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
[quote]Ever find any hobos in the train cars? [/quote] Yes..I've left them alone because I didn't know if they were dangerous or not.. [quote]How about messicans up top chillin?[/quote] No but there have been stories from people I work with where teenagers foot on their train and was...
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
I mean this whole piece right here.. [img]http://tse3.mm.bing.net/th?id=OIP.qOdwFXabClT2b4Ji-frGsgEDC9&pid=15.1[/img]...
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
[quote]Does a wheel come off the train every now and then? It is my house, some woods, and then the railroad. I sometimes imagine a wheel come flying through the woods and wrecking my barbeque or something. Never heard of it happening though.[/quote] If anything it would be an axle..it's not li...
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
[quote]want to work on a train[/quote] Put in an application.....
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re: UPDATED: Woman credited with saving BRPD officer during attack - CENLALSUFAN
:Popcorn: Good job to the lady for helping out.. [img][URL=http://s575.photobucket.com/user/FAN0CHICKN/media/other/Screenshot_20170220-080322.jpg.html][IMG]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss195/FAN0CHICKN/other/Screenshot_20170220-080322.jpg[/IMG]...
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
[quote]Bro Dad[/quote] How was y'alls seniority, system wide or just a certain region? With up, it's just region wide. The southern region covers Livonia, Addis Donaldsonville, and Avondale in Louisiana and Beaumont, Houston, Baytown, Bloomington, and Brownsville in Texas..I was lucky enough whe...
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
[quote]Me! I knew you had a boatload of kids and I could tell you are a good man so you wouldn't take a career like this unless you were going to be successful. Well done![/quote] Appreciate that! It's definitely unlike any other job that I've ever worked or schedules that I've heard others talk...
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
[quote]Nope[/quote] You ever get my email man? ...
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
[quote]What? And what's your story? Unemployed? Existential crisis?[/quote] What did you mean what? At the time of this post I was a railroad engineer working on a guaranteed extra board meaning I was guaranteed a certain amount at the very least but could make more if the jobs I worked earn...
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
[quote]Don't be rough on the railfan nerds who take photos of trains[/quote] I'm usually not because I've seen one on my route that actually post the videos to YouTube, so I'm able to slow my kids the actual trains I was working on at certain times..they get a kick out of that.....
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
That only lasted a couple years and has basically fell off..still moving other freight though.. I wouldn't really say the industry was hurting though.....
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
[quote]I'm curious to why this shite was bumped without an update... [/quote] Maybe he searched conductor or train and found this thread.. I'm back down to a conductor..being an engineer didn't last long in 2015 and o haven't been called back yet...I'm currently around 25 away from being call...
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
Conductor essentially takes care of the train cars..switching the cars, order of the cars, and the train make up. If there is a problem enroute the conductor has to walk the train and attempt to fix the issue. The engineer operates the locomotives. He makes the train go forwards or backwards and...
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re: Update on my railroad career... - CENLALSUFAN
My bad just seeing this.. Seems like it is picking up..they just called I think everyone back in the southern region..no more furloughed..they were actually having a hiring class for Livonia and Avondale.....
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re: What age should a child be handed a cell phone? - CENLALSUFAN
[quote]matsuflex[/quote] Have you sent the email yet..haven't hour anything..I sent you one.....
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re: What age should a child be handed a cell phone? - CENLALSUFAN
Ok got your email..you can delete it now...
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re: What age should a child be handed a cell phone? - CENLALSUFAN
[quote]I'll probably give mine a phone in 8th grade. Feel like thats around the age where kids start getting dropped off at the movies/mall [/quote] F that.....
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