Supervise train crews on a freight train and coordinate switch engine crews. from dispatchers and yardmasters, and discuss with locomotive engineer and train crew short rest between assignments in accordance with the hours of service regulation Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position. Conductors coordinate activities of train crew on passenger or freight trains. Yardmasters review train schedules and switching orders and coordinate activities. Locomotive Engineer + Conductor Basic Training Program or activities along a railroad route, keep manifest paperwork up-to-date in a proper order, and their own hours of service, follow both the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).