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Courtesy and Professional CSX Style

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Name: GL
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Employed as: Train Dispatcher, for 20-30 years
Posted: 19 April 2014

The GL division is in such bad shape.  They have the trans.
superintendent working 3rds. They are pulling dispatchers to help out
the DTOs and chiefs.  They are bringing in a trainmaster, a locomotive
guy from jax, a network op from jax. Just to help out.

The great lakes division is so screwed up there is no words for it.  

I honestly believe it's worse than split date.

I wouldn't be surprised to see see some firings in the near future.

No planning.
Not enough chiefs (ACDs) to watch and help.
Not enough crews
Dispatchers are overwhelmed with taxis, where to park trains, not
knowing if we have crews, not knowing if we have recrews, not knowi

...hell with it

I used to love my job, now I freaking hate it.  The stress has gotten
to me.  

This is to the new hires coming in a few weeks.  I really feel sorry
for you.

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Name: 
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Employed as: Train Dispatcher, for 20-30 years
Posted: 19 April 2014

Positive Train Control or PTC



Name: Al Crown
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Employed as: Corporate office, for 30+ years
Posted: 19 April 2014

Hey Dumbass Conductor (you sound like one of the dumbasses from Avon),
name one fucking "upgrade" project right now on CSX that the govt.
is
funding?

Take another bong hit from your corn silks you are  smoking and think
real hard and let me know.

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Name: Al Crown
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Employed as: Corporate office, for 30+ years
Posted: 19 April 2014

Hey Dumbass Conductor (you sound like one of the dumbasses from Avon),
name one fucking "upgrade" project right now on CSX that the govt. is
funding?

Take another bong hit from your corn silks you are  smoking and think
real hard and let me know.

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Name: 
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Employed as: Conductor, for 20-30 years
Posted: 19 April 2014

Who do you think is paying for all the upgrades your currently seeing on
CSX? THE GOVERNMENT!  Conrail was formed by the government, and paid
back every dime after only a few years of existence, Al Crown
STUPIDVISOR.  They weren't taken over because they were in bad shape,
takeovers happen for just the opposite reason.  CSX is still paying on
there portion after 15 years, so do your homework.

Before CSX took over there half of Conrail, CSX was a coal railroad. I
remember afterwards when CSX managers came out of a meeting concerned,
saying that they had never ran this much freight before....lol.

You never saw slow orders on Conrail as well.  They fixed them as fast
as they appeared. I've seen slow orders on this railroad that have
been there for years.

Still a cheap outfit today.  When they gonna replace all these old worn
out engines?  I love the fuel saving concept as well, one engine rated
for 4400 tons to pull an 8000 ton train quite often. They say "just do
the best ya can." Thats how more fuel is burned..lol.  You also wonder
why all the engines are blowing up or in the shop?

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Name: Al Crown
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Employed as: Train Master/ supervisor, for 30+ years
Posted: 18 April 2014

Conrail made money?

Damn pass the dutchie on the lefthand side CO 20-30, I need some that
shit you have.


That POS railroad never made a dime, without sucking it from the
government.

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Name: 
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Employed as: Conductor, for 30+ years
Posted: 18 April 2014

Sorry conductor 20 - 30 , before we took over Conrail, the Conrail guys
we worked around in our terminal complained about the same things you
are complaining about now. Nothing changes.

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Name: 
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Employed as: Corporate office, for 20-30 years
Posted: 18 April 2014

CSX will tell you it is a "Transportaion" company and not a
"Railroad".

Just remember that.

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Name: 
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Employed as: Conductor, for 20-30 years
Posted: 17 April 2014

CSX and the Great Lakes Division just doesn't like the fact that the
ex-Cons knew and still know how to railroad & move freight.  This
hillbilly outfit doesn't...LMAO!

Its now taking them 3 to 4 crews to get a train across the rails of 100
miles.  The ex-Cons had no problem with crews & management working
together, EVERYONE made money!  No cameras, no officials hiding in the
weeds, no NAZI dicktaster at the top driving everything into the ground
either.  No harassment & intimidation, none needed.  The ex-Cons had
guaranteed on time delivery.  You tell me who ran a better railroad? 
By the way, trainmasters wouldn't be quitting CSX if the place wasn't
such a train wreck of an operation.  Ask Warren Buffett his opinion of
CSX, he spends money.  Not like this cheap ass outfit.

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Name: Surfing Jacksonville
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Employed as: Employed in other capacity, for 10-20 years
Posted: 16 April 2014

Cleaning out the Great Lakes Ex Cons and lil groups of special
interestscan be purged better.   Failure to protect previously
employees fired ahead of you and your current fellow employes will
result in moving down the line to YOU!  Rats !

Just like Nazi Gay Stop O tactics implemented by Ingram & Brown

Do you really think the G&W is better than CSX with Brownshirt running
that outfit?

Keep posting on here and get on the GL Termination List.

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Name: 
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Employed as: Conductor, for 10-20 years
Posted: 15 April 2014

Yes but the union didn't make a deal with them.  My local chairman said
that the company is just doing it period.  The evil Connors.

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Name: not fair
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Employed as: Conductor, for 1-10 years
Posted: 15 April 2014

T&E

Im hearing that the Great Lakes Division is the only Division that has
made an agreement with the Union that any employee who gets charged
with a decertification offense will be terminated and will not get
their jobs back. This was supposedly the idea of Division Manager. Has
anyone else heard about this and if so is it going on at other
Divisions?

If its true I want to know how and why one division on CSX can
discriminate against it employees and enforce such a rule that isn't
being upheld for ALL CSX EMPLOYEES. Last I heard, the ethics policy and
operating rules were for ALL Employees of CSX!

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Name: Fact
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Employed as: Locomotive Engineer, for 20-30 years
Posted: 15 April 2014

CSX management is one big joke. This company truly sucks. Please list
some of the dumbest managers that you know..

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Name: 
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Employed as: Conductor, for 20-30 years
Posted: 14 April 2014

Well CSX does it again!  The GL Division has lost yet another
trainmaster to the Genesee & Wyoming Railroad...Hahahahahaaa. 
Congratulations Connors, keep driving them all away.  EVEN MANAGEMENT
KNOWS THIS PLACE IS A BAD WORK ENVIRONMENT. Keep driving the train into
the ditch, eventually the freight won't move at all.

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Name: pain
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Employed as: APE, for 20-30 years
Posted: 08 April 2014

ATTENTION!!!!!

LISTEN UP!PAY ATTENTION!  If you are a road engineer or conductor and
have been experiencing tingling, numbness, or pain in your back, elbows
and especially the feet and hands, SEE YOUR DOCTORS NOW!  There is a
good chance you have developed the symptoms from PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY!
This is caused by constant pressure put on your nerves from being seated
to long with legs and arms bent especially pressure from arm rest. The
constant movements from lateral motions of the engines as well and
vibrations are a major cause of nerve damage. Even the slightest
movement can cause nerve damage over time.  DO NOT WAIT AROUND UNTIL
YOU HAVE NO FEELING IN YOUR HANDS OR FEET. SEE YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY
WHEN YOU START TO FEEL TINGLING AND NUMBNESS IN YOUR FEET OR HANDS.  It
can be treated if the damaged nerves can be detected. Get these symptoms
documented with your doctors as soon as possible. Occupational injury to
nerves may cause you disability later on in life.  DO NOT WAIT AROUND.
SEE YOUR DOCTORS!

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Name: 
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Employed as: Locomotive Engineer, for 10-20 years
Posted: 07 April 2014

I was on engine 522 or 521 last week.  It had a camera directly over the
engineer and conductor's work area.  If I were a female, I'd be filing
a suit over the location of the cameras.  The way CSX positioned them,
if a women that wasn't flat chested wore something as simple as a polo
shirt, CSX management could look right down her top.  Knowing all of the
pervert managers out here, you know not only would they be looking,
they'd be taking pictures and sharing it with their friends.  Before
long, that poor female's breast would be all over the internet, and
CSX issued cell phones

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Name: 
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Employed as: Other, non-employee, for N/A
Posted: 05 April 2014

Our neighborhood flooded in 2009 because of a culvert CSX failed to
maintain for 100 years...

CSX told us we were getting a new culvert and once the statute of
limitations tolled they laughed at us and never fixed the culvert.  

So here is my advice when dealing with CSX transportation...do not
believe anything they say...only communicate via email and sue ASAP.

And remember all contracts and agreements need to be in writing, signed
and notarized.  

Also, the special Olympic comments on the home page needs to be changed
or removed.  They are disabled or handicapped, not retarded.

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Name: Big Brother
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Employed as: APE, for 1-10 years
Posted: 05 April 2014

Anyone have the locomotive numbers with the inward facing cameras?

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Name: John Patriot
E-mail: saveamerica.org
Employed as: APE, for N/A
Posted: 04 April 2014

All Concerned: 

The upcoming International elections is near....This is a request too
all current international officers NOT too seek another term of
service....Your leadership has been pathetic to the point of
cowardliness! On your numerous watches; corrupt railroad mangers has
infiltrated the rank and file with bribery to the point of increasing
the bottom line for profits...solely at the expense of the membership
who is entrusted with your leadership.

CEO's pay is up 1000% over the last decade....Take your bribes and
leave!

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Name: Fetired FRA Inspector
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Employed as: Friend or family of employee, for 30+ years
Posted: 04 April 2014

Beaten,

I definitely concur with you. During my last few years with FRA, I
witnessed the largest concentration of assholes in one place (railroad
managers) than I could ever have imagined.

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Name: beaten
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Employed as: Conductor, for 20-30 years
Posted: 04 April 2014

Crew Dispatcher


They should pay good. That's the only way they can get people to stay.
But then, the man power shortages caused by the amount who finally say
the hell with under educated TM'S, malicious intent to not pay claims
that are part of the agreements(that csx signed), the verbal threats by
cmc to try and intimidate people to take jobs that they clearly are not
properly trained on, the lack of any peace at home because the phone
rings constantly all night long because they are running rosters to
fill jobs because they ran people off, the bogus write ups and......
just don't have the time to list all the rest. 
So yes, they should pay well. We are getting paid to sell our souls,
bow down to the I want to be a big TM yardmaster with the smart mouth,
family members and spouses upset over constant household disruptions
and our dignity and respect spat all over.  Yeah, now that I think of
it...WE NEED A RAISE!

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