Rail guard

A device attached to the front of a locomotive on each side for clearing the rail of obstructions
A guard rail. See under Guard.

See also: Rail, Rail

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Tenders are invited for Modification of fire fighting line at tippler area and fixing of rail guard to protect the water lines etc from the damages inside dock area at hdc haldia
His "real" working life was spent in transport as a bus conductor and then a rail guard.
Northern Rail guard Graham Palmer who is now one of the faces of the new Co-operative Bank ad campaign.
The 11 year-old Palestinian Arab who stabbed and injured a Jerusalem light rail guard in a terror attack last month has been released from hospital and into a state-funded juvenile ward Tuesday, as the government scrambles to find an appropriate way to handle the preteen terrorist.
But a year later, having failed to get her previous marriages annulled, she married rail guard James Matthews.
Ben, who quit as a rail guard after his 2004 win, said: "One day I looked in the mirror and realised it wasn't just my bank account that was huge.
Luke, now in a bail hostel undergoing rehab after being convicted of threatening a rail guard last year, has insisted he loved Rachel.
A RAIL guard was jailed for five years yesterday for causing the death of drunk teenager by signalling a train to move as she was leaning against the carriage.
A RAIL guard was jailed for five years yesterday for causing the death of a drunk teenager by signalling a train to move as she was leaning against the carriage.
A FORMER British Rail guard who set up Birmingham's first gay nightclub has died, aged 79.
He is a former British Rail guard and signalman who served as chairman of Travel West Midlands.
For 20 years, twisted British Rail guard Robert McPherson, 64, lured kids into taking trips on his train so he could molest them.