signalman

[ UK /sˈɪɡnælmən/ ]
NOUN
  1. a railroad employee in charge of signals and point in a railroad yard
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How To Use signalman In A Sentence

  • The narrator, returning to the box shortly afterwards, finds that the signalman has been run over by a train.
  • Mr Blackman, a former railway signalman, said his son was shattered.
  • At the inquiry the motorman stated that as he approached the station, the signalman waved him in with the green flag.
  • British Rail had to post a signalman at the entrance to the tunnel.
  • The signalman's signature sign is significant to the vacant vacation.
  • In the commotion, a signalman failed to alert an oncoming train. Will Indian Trains Ever Be Safe?
  • In total, he called the signalman three times requesting help, and another London Underground member of staff, Dave Matthews, had called once, but the line was cut off. 7/7 inquest: bomb alert was ignored, says train driver
  • On this occasion as usual we came to the surface and we were lying there trimmed down (the main ballast roughly two-thirds full), just floating, when the signalman who was up on the bridge with me remembered he had not brought up any cigarettes. A Glimpse Into A Submarine
  • The Statistical Office translated ‘railway employment’ to mean those jobs which could not be done other than on the railway - signalman, guard, platelayer, shunter, etc.
  • These 53% only amount to 37% of the total RMT members elligible to vote. being a signalman is a pretty responsible job and I find 99% of them to be sound and helpful lads, I don't want to see them screwed over or made redundant by the cnunts that are Netwank Fail management. Army Rumour Service
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