lodging turn

lodging turn

n
a period of work or duty, esp among railway workers, which involves sleeping away from home
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50 YEARS AGO: An unofficial rail strike committed at York last night recommended resumption of normal Sunday duties at all depots on the East Coast route between King's Cross and Edinburgh, and a delegate conference in London and the NUR agreed to rescind the decision which formed the basis of a union circular instructing members not to work additional lodging turns.