Topic : train conductor

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NJ TRANSIT graduates set to help fill locomotive engineer gap

Rail| May 8, 2019

The 12 trainees completed the 24 weeks of formal classroom instruction and passed extensive testing.

N.Y. MTA expands sleep apnea program systemwide

Management & Operations| January 23, 2017

Employees who are deemed at risk based upon the screening will be referred for further testing and potential diagnosis and treatment.

Management & Operations| July 3, 2014

N.Y. MTA fires conductors in test scandal

The scandal, first reported by the New York Daily News, involved someone using a smartphone to photograph the test on physical characteristics of the railroad and sharing it with the others.
Management & Operations| June 19, 2014

MBTA to fire drivers found carrying cell phones

The rule was announced on Monday a month after a public bus driver who police said was holding a cell phone crashed in a Boston suburb and injured several people.
Rail| November 6, 2013

Humorous signs give boost to NYC subway conductors

To ensure that New York City subway drivers are alert, they are required at each stop to point out the window at a zebra-striped band, which inspired the creation of a video showing people holding humorous signs for the conductors to read.
Rail| November 6, 2013

The New York Subway Signs Experiment

In New York City, subway conductors have to point at a black and white sign to show that they've fully arrived on the platform. Conductors spend their whole day in that small booth, alone. It is incredibly loud, and they get minimal human contact. Creative director Yosef Lerner and his partner Rose Sacktor created this video to tell the story.

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