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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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Supervision was shoddy at best with company rules being flouted as a matter of course but officials were able to hang the two signalmen out to dry.
The one thing I would say about all the signalmen I knew was that we all seemed to be patient people and attentive.
Lawyer Haitham Mohamadein -- who is specialized in workers' rights and who managed to enter the signal tower -- told Daily News Egypt that the ENR's 62,000 signalmen and switch operators are demanding wage parity with train drivers.
Modest Terina said: "It was a stroke of luck - one of the signalmen drinks in the pub so we had his telephone number behind the bar.
He stopped before reporting the error to signalmen, who then allowed him to reverse back up the track in order to rejoin the correct line.
The railroads have concluded implementing agreements with the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen and Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes, which fully support the transaction.
As food rationing was still on, and being unable to leave the box to make use of the staff canteen, the signalmen and lads were entitled to 2oz tea, sugar and cheese once a month.
The 700 signalmen and 300 engineers will join teams working on repairs introduced in the wake of the fatal Hatfield crash.
Signalmen feared the worst when the train took 45 minutes longer than usual to complete the first 10 miles of its route from Gairlochead to Craigendorran, Dunbartonshire.
PHILADELPHIA, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Conrail (NYSE: CRR) and the Brotherhood of Railway Signalmen (BRS) today announced that they have reached a tentative agreement on a new, five-year labor contract.
To finish two days of military engagement, the Lord Mayor had the honour of inspecting the Royal Signalmen at a special dinner at the council house.
Signalmen were alerted to the "ghost" train when six carriages passed through a red light on Thursday.