Train Crew Operating Occupations - What They Do


Employment Requirements

1. In general, you usually need a high school diploma.

2. Except for yard locomotive engineers, you need specific levels of the Certificate of the Canadian Rail Operating Rules.

3. To be a railway locomotive engineer, you must have experience as a railway conductor.

4. To be a yard locomotive engineer, you may need experience as a railway conductor or railway yard worker.

5. To be a railway conductor, you must have experience as a railway brakeman or brakewoman.

6. To be a railway brakeman or brakewoman, you usually need experience as a railway worker.

Essential Skills

1. Communication systems

2. Communication skills

3. Safety awareness