This is the number of railroad workers in your state. Freight railroads employ more than 180,000 workers. The majority of the rail workforce is comprised of people who operate trains and those who maintain rail tracks and equipment.
This is the average compensation (benefits included) of a freight rail worker in your state. Rail jobs are among some of the nation’s highest paying and for most, a college degree is not required.
This is the top commodity produced in your state that is shipped by rail. America’s freight railroads transport a huge variety of commodities safely and affordably.
New York is home to the nation’s largest train station, Grand Central Terminal. Completed in 1913, Grand Central Terminal, the second train station built at the site, was constructed to allow for the replacement of steam locomotives with electric ones. Secret staircase, hidden jewels and even a secret rail line that allowed President Franklin Roosevelt to travel to and from New York in secrecy during World War II are just a small part of its fascinating history.