The need for a formal program of personnel training is gaining acceptance and being implemented at a number of railroads. Although one can not pinpoint exact dollar cost savings for accidents or mishaps which did not occur, it is agreed that advance training in place of on-the-job or osmosis knowledge has its merits. The training programs offered by Burlington Northern, Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific, Southern Pacific, Chicago and North Western among others are detailed.

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: 5 p.
  • Serial:
    • Modern Railroads
    • Issue Number: 21
    • Publisher: K-III Press, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0736-2064

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00489814
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 30 1989 12:00AM