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    Current Employee - Railroad Conductor in Barstow, CA
    Current Employee - Railroad Conductor in Barstow, CA

    I have been working at BNSF Railway


    Great retirement, and good medical


    Travel with certain positions, requiring moving to move up in the company

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BNSF Railway Interviews

Updated Mar 23, 2015
Updated Mar 23, 2015

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    Conductor Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Scottsbluff, NE
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Scottsbluff, NE
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at BNSF Railway.

    Interview Details

    The interview process is pretty basic and straight forward. They explained exactly what to expect. The interview itself is 1 day, but the entire hiring process takes a while. Ignore what other people say about casual dress, it's an interview so dress to impress and make sure your hair is long enough because they often do a hair test the same day they interview.

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    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

BNSF Railway Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
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Headquarters Fort Worth, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1850
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Transportation & Logistics
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

BNSF Railway operates one of the largest railroad networks in North America. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the company provides freight transportation over a network of about 32,000 route miles of track across two-thirds of the western US and two provinces in Canada. About 23,000 miles of that track are company owned, while the remainder is owned and permitted by other railroads. BNSF Railway owns or leases a fleet of about 6,700 locomotives. It also has some 30 intermodal facilities that help to transport agricultural, consumer, and industrial... More

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