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signalman

1. a railway employee in charge of the signals and points within a section
2. a man who sends and receives signals, esp in the navy
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The Gwili Railway is urgently seeking new volunteers to train as <Bguards, such as Rob and Sin, left, and signalmen Alan Tyghe
He said signalmen didn't really think about the hundreds of lives which passed through their hands each day.
The workers congregated in the signal tower in Cairo's Ramsis railway station while a delegation of three signalmen and three trade union members met ENR deputy manager Hany Hegab.
Less than a minute after the crash, the nightmare continued as a northbound express from London approached at high speed, and the signalmen could do nothing but watch it run into the wreckage of the troop train and the coal train.
Besides varying the number of puffs, signalmen added different substances to the fire to convey a message according to color.
The unions who were signatories to the labor contracts are the Transportation Communications Union, the American Train Dispatchers Association, and the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen.
While comrades from his squadron remained out in Afghanistan, other Signalmen lined up outside and made up the firing party.
A Network Rail spokesman said the power cut prevented signalmen from raising the barriers.
MORE chaos is on the way tonight for thousands of West Midland commuters left stranded today when a British Rail bid to beat a strike by nine signalmen on the Birmingham-Coventry line collapsed.
With hundreds of rail services across Scotland cancelled after industrial action by signalmen, the exasperated executive decided to make sure he made his meeting in London today by hiring a cab.
Human error does happen of course but Railtrack does need to look to see if signalmen do need any extra training to stop this kind of thing happening.