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platelayer

Brit a workman who lays and maintains railway track
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In addition, there were blacksmiths, railway platelayers, cloggers, servants, wheelwrights, tailors and seamstresses.
The railway company also built platelayers and crossing keepers houses, and these added a new dimension to that end of the village.
Porters, platelayers, signalmen, guards, drivers, wheeltappers, coach builders, drivers, firemen, engineers .