Research Sources of Additional Information: Rail Transportation Occupations

To obtain information on employment opportunities, contact either the employment offices of railroads and rail transit systems or State employment service offices.

General information about the rail transportation industry is available from:

  • Association of American Railroads, 50 F St. N.W., Washington, DC 20001. Internet: http://www.aar.org

General information about career opportunities in passenger transportation is available from:

  • American Public Transportation Association, 1666 K Street N.W., Washington, DC 20006.

General information on career opportunities as a locomotive engineer is available from:

  • Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, 1370 Ontario St. Mezzanine, Cleveland, OH 44113. Internet: http://www.ble.org

General information on career opportunities as a conductor, yardmaster, or brake operator is available from:

  • United Transportation Union, 14600 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44107. Internet: http://www.utu.org