Conductors coordinate activities of train crew on passenger or freight trains, or activities of switch-engine crew within yard of railroad, industrial plant, or similar location. Yardmasters coordinate activities of workers engaged in railroad traffic operations (such as the makeup or breakup of trains, yard switching) and review train schedules and switching orders.
This career is part of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics cluster Transportation Operations pathway.
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