The Trainmaster manages the day-to-day operation of their assigned territory, and is responsible for dealing with both customers and staff. This role is critical to ensuring the on-time performance of both freight and passenger railways, and is ideal for someone with an interest or background in human resources, with a solid understanding of labour and collective agreements.


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Trainmaster candidates must have a high school diploma, and generally have previous railway experience as a Conductor or Locomotive Engineer. If they are not already qualified as a Conductor or Locomotive Engineer, railways sometimes require Trainmasters to pass the Canadian Rail Operating Rules exam as they can occasionally be called on to operate trains.