Canadian National Railway

Canadian National Railway Reviews

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Canadian National Railway President, CEO, and Director Claude Mongeau
Claude Mongeau
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    Current Employee - Freight Conductor in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Freight Conductor in Baton Rouge, LA

    I have been working at Canadian National Railway (more than 10 years)


    good benefits - good pay- room for advancement -great co workers - good schedule for the extra board


    work on call then work nights for a long time

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    eliminate conductor only jobs

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Canadian National Railway Interviews

Updated Jan 10, 2015
Updated Jan 10, 2015

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Train Conductor Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    orientation and that weeds out the nobodys. Then they interview and you wait. You take a basic test at the interview regarding switching operation and the movements you would do to make a train. Very simple but you have to do better than a 90% to move on in the process.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions regarding the train operation and rules. 150 questions and have to know ALL signals   Answer Question
    • Please try to be as detailed as possible regarding the technical question, business case, etc.   Answer Question
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Canadian National Railway Awards & Accolades

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Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009

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Headquarters Montreal, Canada
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (CNI)
Industry Transportation & Logistics
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Canadian National Railway (CN) is Canada's #1 railroad and one of the largest in North America. It operates a network of about 21,000 route miles of track spanning Canada and the US, connecting the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Gulf of Mexico. Crossing the continent north-south and east-west, CN hauls such freight as coal, forest products, petroleum and chemicals, and grain and fertilizers. It operates about 20 intermodal terminals, which transfer freight between truck and train, and 80 warehousing and distribution facilities. Other transportation services include... More

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