Railroads Hiring Veterans

America’s freight railroads are hiring.  These are well paying jobs, in locations across the state, that often lead to long careers in railroading. Freight rail employee compensation, including benefits, averages $108,900 per year, with jobs ranging from engineers and dispatchers, to law enforcement, information technology and industrial development.  Click on a rail company link to learn more about a career in the railroad profession.

Class 1 Companies
Canadian National888-888-5909
Canadian Pacific612-904-6165
CSX Transportation877-835-5279
Norfolk Southern Corporation855-667-3655
Short Line & Regional Companies
Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Co.
(Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road, Charlotte Southern Railroad, Detroit Connecting Railroad, Jackson & Lansing Railroad, Lapeer Industrial Railroad)
734-641-2300
Conrail215- 209-2000
Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad906-786-0693
Genesee & Wyoming
(Grand Rapids Eastern Railroad, Huron & Eastern Railway, Mid-Michigan, Marquette Rail, Michigan Shore Railroad)
585-328-8601
Great Lakes Central Railroad800-622-7245
Lake State Railway989-393-9800
Lake Superior Ishpeming216-694-5700
Watco Companies
(Ann Arbor Railroad , Grand Elk Railroad)
866-479-2826
Additional Rail Hiring Information
American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association202-628-4500
Association of American Railroads202-639-2100