train dispatcher

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Noun1.Train dispatcher - a railroad employer who is in charge of a railway yardtrain dispatcher - a railroad employer who is in charge of a railway yard
dispatcher - employee of a transportation company who controls the departures of vehicles according to weather conditions and in the interest of efficient service
railroad man, railroader, railway man, railwayman, trainman - an employee of a railroad
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Centralized train and traffic control should be supported by efficient user interfaces that allow the train dispatcher to be continuously updated and able to evaluate future traffic conflicts so that these can be taken care of in time.
He also has experience as a train dispatcher and trainmaster.
April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Transportation is establishing a new dispatching center at its division headquarters in Huntington, with approximately 80 train dispatcher and related positions being relocated here, CSX Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer Michael J.
Labourer James Brunnock, 51, had pleaded not guilty to pushing train dispatcher Paul Spratt off the platform after a Wales-Scotland international match last August.
Reporting to Slinkard will be four corridor managers, two from UP and two from BNSF, as well as two supervisors of terminal operations and two train dispatcher territories, one each from UP and BNSF.
uk/Notice/7c0bdccf-cbf5-451e-9e68-b6a2bb455b01RED is a series of video programmes used as a briefing tool for front line workers, such as train drivers, signallers, train dispatchers, shunters and platform staff.
Also participating in the coordinated bargaining effort are the American Train Dispatchers Association (ATDA), the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS), the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers, and Helpers (IBB), and the National Conference of Firemen and Oilers / SEIU (NCFO).
Equally important will be the development of a skilled Omani labour force, complete with everything from train drivers, locomotive and railroad engineers, and station masters, to train dispatchers, foremen and signalmen.
CN conducts extensive training and information programs to promote greater safety awareness among employees, including a training centre in Gimli, MB, where locomotive engineers, train dispatchers and maintenance of way employees are trained using locomotive simulators and other advanced facilities to improve their professional skills.
The unions who were signatories to the labor contracts are the Transportation Communications Union, the American Train Dispatchers Association, and the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen.
Traffic control is implemented locally in such a way that signalmen at railway stations regulate the train operation, and the control is performed by train dispatchers who coordinate traffic in case of events that had not been planned by the timetable.