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What is a Railway Conductor?


The conductor is the railway employee charged with the management of a freight, passenger, or various other types of train, and is also the direct supervisor of the train's "Train Crew". All train crew members on board the train work under his or her direction. The Conductor and Engineer, who is in charge of the locomotive(s) and any additional members of the "Engine Crew" share responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of the train and for the proper application of the railways' rules and procedures. Read More