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Governor Murphy announces graduation of latest class of NJ Transit locomotive engineers

(Source: Insider NJ, July 7, 2020)

TRENTON, N.J. — Governor Phil Murphy and NJ Transit President and CEO Kevin Corbett today announced that NJ Transit’s latest Locomotive Engineer Training Class has completed the final stage of certifications and requirements necessary to become locomotive engineers. The class of 14 trainees completed a rigorous 78-week long program and passed extensive testing, including a final exam of more than 800 questions.

The graduation of this class advances the agency’s commitment to hire and train more locomotive engineers. The class will bring the total number of new engineers that have joined NJ Transit since 2018 to 56 and brings the total active roster of engineers to 357. NJ Transit has increased the number of engineer training classes to a record-setting eight classes running concurrently.

Full story: www.insidernj.com

Friday, July 10, 2020

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