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Schools offering Railroad Skills Training Courses

Postby union21 » Mon Jan 03, 2005 6:16 pm

I'm in search of collection all the US and Canada Schools who offer College credit for Railroading courses, Also, Degrees. Here are some of the few other members have posted.

http://www.railroadtraining.com/ National Acadamy of Railroad sciences. Kansas City.

http://www.tccd.edu/programs/courses/course_search.asp?CourseDepartmentID=17 Tarrant county college Fort Worth Texas.

Please Add all the schools you know about. Thanks!
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Postby Santa Fe Sucks » Mon Jan 03, 2005 6:28 pm

I believe Clayton State College near Atlanta, Georgia does.
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Clayton State College

Postby union21 » Mon Jan 03, 2005 7:36 pm

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AMDG out of Cincinnati OH, Atlanta GA, Albany NY

Postby union21 » Wed Jan 05, 2005 8:15 am

From the Web Site "The course includes an introduction to basic railroading, safety, operating rules, signals, equipment and other topics essential for success as a conductor. Students spend a minimum of eight hours per day training, either in class or on rail equipment. All study materials are provided to students to complete the course."
http://www.amdg.ws/courseoverview.asp
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Marshall Community & Technical College's Railroad Conduc

Postby union21 » Wed Jan 12, 2005 6:44 pm

Marshall Community & Technical College's - Railroad Conductor Training Program located at Cabell County Career Technology Center in Huntington, WV. Web site: http://www.marshall.edu/ctc/www/programs/railroadconductor.shtml
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University of North Florida Conductor Training Certificate

Postby union21 » Sat Jan 15, 2005 1:48 pm

Jacksonville Florida has Conductor Training Certificate Program. UNF
http://www.ce.unf.edu/railroad.html
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Postby MEC407 » Tue Jan 18, 2005 11:49 pm

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Postby BoRhyne » Fri Feb 04, 2005 11:05 pm

Okefenokee Technical College, Waycross Ga. My class starts Feb 21 so i'll let you know how it is in late march.
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Okefenokee Technical College Waycross, Georgia

Postby union21 » Wed Feb 09, 2005 8:04 pm

1701 Carswell Avenue
Waycross, Georgia 31503
Phone 912.287.6584

Locomotive Electrical Systems
http://www.okefenokeetech.edu/acad/tech ... o_elec.asp[/url]


Frieght conductor Program
http://www.okefenokeetech.edu/econdev/f ... ductor.asp[/url]


Locomotive Mechanical Systems
http://www.okefenokeetech.edu/acad/tech ... o_mech.asp[/url]
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Johnson County Community College Overland Park, KS

Postby union21 » Sun Feb 20, 2005 1:25 pm

Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS
66210
913-469-8500

AA in Railroad Operations Technology
-Conductor Option
-Dispatcher Option
-Maintenance of Way Welding Option

http://web.jccc.net/academic/nars/rrt.html

Conected with the National Academy of Railroad Sciences
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Postby Engineer Spike » Wed Apr 06, 2005 9:48 pm

I don't think that some of these schools are worth it. I think that the Johnson County CC is ok because it is affiliated with BNSF. Sometimes railroads will hire people from these schools. Regionals and shortlines come to mind. Many of them are too small to have a whole staff dedicated to training employees. They would farm this out.
Class one carriers are more difficult. I think that hiring from a school would depend on how urgent the need for employees. In some cases they would rather spend the time to train someone in their own practices. What was taught in school might not be exactly how things are done here.
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Postby MBTA F40PH-2C 1050 » Thu Apr 07, 2005 1:17 pm

too bad there aren't any in the North east :(
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Postby CSX Conductor » Fri May 06, 2005 8:21 am

MBTA F40PH-2C 1050 wrote:too bad there aren't any in the North east :(


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Postby RailroadDog » Tue May 17, 2005 8:06 pm

Here is a link with a bunch of railroad schools:

http://www.railroaddata.com/rrlinks/Rai ... _Programs/

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Postby Guest » Wed Jun 15, 2005 8:51 pm

Get a job on the NS, they send you to school for free and pay you the whole time. They even pay your travel and meals while you're at school. Can't beat that deal.

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