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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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Signalman Publishing is an independent book publisher based in Kissimmee, Florida.
Norham Station opened in the mid-19th Century and the last station master and signalman was Peter Short, who began work in 1952.
Back in 1974, Signalman Baines had been in the Royal Signals for only five months after leaving Colne Valley High School.
He ignored a red triangle sign showing a vehicle and a hump in the road and informing drivers of long or low vehicles to phone the rail signalman.
Orlando, FL, June 09, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Signalman Publishing is proud to announce the release in paperback and as an ebook for the Amazon Kindle and the Barnes & Noble nook of "The Black Dog" by Reverend John R.
Signalman David Grout, 22, was celebrating with family when he was punched to the ground outside the Eston Institute working men's club, Teesside.
LONG SERVICE SEVEN: Teesside railwaymen given long service awards by area manager Arnold Wane (fourth right) in February 1971 are (from left) W Lumsden, signalman, 43 years; G Merrifield, relief signalman, 44 years; G D Williams, supervisor, 45 years; W E Humble, yard supervisor; J Wilson, supervisor, 44 years; R Berryman, relief signalman, 45 years; and N Wynn, signalman, 45 years.
WITH reference to the consequences caused by engineering works on the East Coast main line and other places, when I worked as a signalman at Ferryhill No 3 box in the early Sixties, one of our busiest shifts was nightshift between 10pm and 6am.
AS another Remembrance Day passes, I was wondering whether there is any memorial for the name of Cardiff-born signalman John B Richards of the Royal Corps of Signals, who relieved my section and was killed aged 19 on February 19, 1941, in the gun operating room situated in the Ffynone School for Girls in Swansea.
Eric recalls: "During our recitals on the lawn, we would frequently be interrupted by the loud voice of a signalman with a sense of humour, who worked across the road in the box at Penistone station, shouting 'Stop that blasted noise'."
Police were alerted to problems on the line after a signalman reported multiple track circuit failures.
Former RAF signalman Gwilym Pritchard watched as three atomic bombs and two hydrogen bombs exploded on Christmas Island and Fanning Island in 1957.