Have you ever watched a train rumble by on the tracks and wished it would go faster? Well, if you live in California, you’re in luck. There, a group of amazing people are working on building the nation’s first ever high-speed railway system.
If you thought railroad careers were all about driving trains, think again. Monique Ferguson works for the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
Considering a career in the railroad industry? There are two words you need to know: NU Rail. The National University Rail Center (NU Rail) is a partnership of seven U.S. colleges and universities that promote and support railroad research, education, and innovation.
If you think working on the railroad is just about running the engines or maintaining the track, you might change your mind after hearing what Allison Phillips has to say about her experiences.
In a Q and A with Fast Forward, industry expert Stephen Klejst shared his advice for students who might be considering a future in the railroad industry.
According to railroad industry veteran Don McCammon, now is the perfect time to start exploring careers in railroad transportation.
Whether you are ages 7-17 or over the age of 18, there are summer programs available to experience the rail industry first-hand.
There are lots of careers to choose from in Rail. Here are just a few to get you started.
Today 40% of world’s freight cargo is transported via trains, and that number continues to grow each year.