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by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Wed May 23, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: Employment
Topic: Railroad Retirement and Paul Ryan Budget
Replies: 39
Views: 20187

Re: Railroad Retirement and Paul Ryan Budget

both parties have tried to attack railroad retirement, this is nothing new folks. first algore now ryan, look it up. they the government will not stop until they get it,including alot more monies you think are" safe "in this world. dont be stupid we now have 5 trillion in new debt to pay for. please...
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:38 am
Forum: Employment
Topic: working at a railroad as a second career
Replies: 10
Views: 1680

Re: working at a railroad as a second career

wishbone i went from working 9 years for a class 1 RR to my own business . you want to do the opposite? the RR is NOTHING like being self employeed, my advice stay away. to the cop who is retiring, the question is WHY? the RR is not a "second job" or "something to do" after retirement. my advice sta...
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Sun Feb 05, 2012 11:49 am
Forum: Employment
Topic: CSX Hiring Process
Replies: 2339
Views: 434023

Re: CSX Hiring Process

freight traffic has started the year off 9.3 percent down from last year,the RR will reflect this fact in layoffs.
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Sat Feb 04, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Reading Company
Topic: diesels of the reading company volume 1
Replies: 6
Views: 8142

Re: diesels of the reading company volume 1

The woodland book is all color for the most part. (the HH-900 is in B&W but color shots do exist of them,go figure)it has fancy color page headers for the various classes,action photos and text mainly about delivery dates and routing. in the TRAIN MASTER section,it has almost a word for word account...
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Reading Company
Topic: diesels of the reading company volume 1
Replies: 6
Views: 8142

Re: diesels of the reading company volume 1

the withers book is worth the price,try outer station project for a good deal. the withers book has countless pages on the RS-3's, nice big clear shots.
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:25 am
Forum: Employment
Topic: Hiring process is insane
Replies: 11
Views: 3242

Re: Hiring process is insane

put in one application of your choice, then follow up with phone calls until you get in. simple as that. worked for me in the past
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Sun Jan 15, 2012 10:40 pm
Forum: Reading Company
Topic: diesels of the reading company volume 1
Replies: 6
Views: 8142

diesels of the reading company volume 1

Book looks good,many CLEAR SHARP large roster shots,a few action photos of every first generation diesel on the RDG railroad by the numbers. overall a 7 out of 10, reason: short on text,long on photos. there are errors but no book is perfect,this one took alot of work to put together. so far the BES...
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Sat Jan 07, 2012 1:35 pm
Forum: Employment
Topic: Replacing a knuckle.
Replies: 73
Views: 15455

Re: Replacing a knuckle.

watch what you say on here folks,dont give away too much info ,that is not needed.
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:50 am
Forum: Employment
Topic: Freight in Philadelphia, PA
Replies: 7
Views: 978

Re: Freight in Philadelphia, PA

yeah,have a reliable car and be ready to rack up highway miles.........
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Tue Jan 03, 2012 7:26 pm
Forum: Reading Company
Topic: Reading FA-1 found
Replies: 4
Views: 8240

Re: Reading FA-1 found

its the 301 with the control stand removed by the reading before it went to alco.

neat find.
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:05 pm
Forum: Employment
Topic: Veteran but new to this
Replies: 20
Views: 5429

Re: Veteran but new to this

good luck on your NS job,
hope you get it. If not Conrail might be your ticket. i prolly worked with your engineer friend
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Mon Dec 26, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: Conrail - 1976 to the Present
Topic: Conrail Executives
Replies: 5
Views: 8622

Re: Conrail Executives

i do not know any of those names listed,I heard the head of HR is from the old Conrail. is anyone from the old company left?
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Sat Dec 10, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Employment
Topic: From conducting freight to peoples...
Replies: 10
Views: 1303

Re: From conducting freight to peoples...

I don' think I would post here if its been 5 years and no Loco school. They will find you soon.........(been there ,didn't do that)just sayin'....lol
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: Employment
Topic: How does Railroad Retirement work?
Replies: 105
Views: 146854

Re: How does Railroad Retirement work?

if a tourist line pays into RRB ,you get the credit. I know my local ones here in PA do........you are correct on the one start a month thing. at this point i need 24 months,ill go back someday
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:32 am
Forum: Pennsylvania Railfan
Topic: The End of the NS Devalt line.
Replies: 21
Views: 6562

Re: The End of the NS Devalt line.

working out of Abrams in the 1990's as a brakeman,we only took corn syrup tankers out to devault,the job was called the "sweetners. We used to taxi to the cedar hollow job at coatsville to get the power which ran all the way down the line to the quarry. that was my favorite job to catch on the extra...

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