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Old 07-16-2009, 02:07 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Gear View Post
So are you saying that, typically, with these larger carriers its much more set and your chances of advancing to other positions are slim whereas in smaller carriers (branch/short lines?) they need all the help they can get?
It's not that your chances of advancment (brakeman to conductor, conductor to engineer etc) are slim, it's that whatever title you were to have, expect that to be your one and only job while you have that title - until you advance to another - at that time that would become your one and only job.
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