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stationmaster

, station manager
the senior official in charge of a railway station
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The station has been unstaffed since 1967, and long memories are needed to recall when stationmasters, among other important duties, would proudly tend to their stations' flower beds.
Monir Hossain, a ladder owner of Kamalapur railway station, said: "Every year we help people to climb on to the train roof and they pay us for this." Another ladder owner, Selim, near the rail-station said: "Every year, ahead of Eid, we gather in the station with ladders to help people though sometimes law enforcers chase us not to help people to ride on train roofs." Assistant Stationmaster of Kamalapur Nitendra Chandra Saha told journalists that travelling on train-roof is a common thing during Eid season when transport crisis hits the peak as millions rush home to celebrate the festival with their kin.
Top, the stationmaster's house, later used by Teesside Bridge Works.
Also, The Last Stationmaster - the final days of Norham station on the Kelso to Tweedmouth line are remembered in this film which features the last stationmaster Peter Short.
The Rugby stationmaster was warned by an "electric message" (telegram) from Stafford's stationmaster, Mr Cartwright, and train journeys were suspended.
When the Japanese stationmaster in Seoul became so frustrated with Patric that he agreed to let him slide on the fare adjustment, Patric surprised him by promptly paying.
According to the stationmaster, the British installed these heavy-duty clocks when they introduced railway systems in the subcontinent.
Stationmaster Cherry was made aware of the bother but even he could not persuade the drunk to budge from the barrow.
Pronounced More' (which means mother), the film is a story about Wahidullah, the stationmaster at Khost railway station, who reluctantly agrees to sell off the railway infrastructure due to political pressure and promised financial benefits.
The stationmaster at Wagah confirmed that the train, 215 passengers on board, has been stopped at the station in light of the security concerns.
He must deal with a British stationmaster to commandeer a train.
The stationmaster tells them the eerie tale of a ghostly train that is supposed to haunt the line...