locomotive engineer


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Noun1.locomotive engineer - the operator of a railway locomotivelocomotive engineer - the operator of a railway locomotive
manipulator, operator - an agent that operates some apparatus or machine; "the operator of the switchboard"
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I'm a locomotive engineer. But I'd made friends with the skipper at Newcastle an' come along as his guest for as far as Guayaquil.
One daughter had married a doctor, the other was a teacher in the state normal school; one son was a locomotive engineer, the second was an architect, and the third was a police court reporter in San Francisco.
* All the railroad unions entered into this combination with the oligarchs, and it is of interest to note that the first definite application of the policy of profit-grabbing was made by a railroad union in the nineteenth century A.D., namely, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. P.
It is not true that, as they changed engines at Fort Madison, Cheyne passed over to the Amalgamated Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers an endowment sufficient to enable them to fight him and his fellows on equal terms for evermore.
In my career as a locomotive engineer I've been involved in a number of crossing collisions, one of which involved a semi-truck with 80 head of cattle in it.
Ed Dickens, the locomotive engineer who oversaw the yearslong restoration of Big Boy No.
Phil Murphy and New Jersey Transit Executive Director Kevin Corbett recognized New Jersey Transit's latest locomotive engineer training class on Monday for passing and graduating the Northeast Operating Rules Advisory Committee (NORAC) and physical characteristics exams.
By the time a locomotive engineer sees a trespasser or vehicle on the tracks it's too late.
Clive, 54, who has worked full time as a locomotive engineer for 23 years, said: "This is my dream job."
Black Country veteran Reg Poole was at the helm, supervised by Ron Smith, chief traction locomotive engineer with the West Coast Railway Company.
It accomplishes this through a combination of GPS, Wi-Fi and high-band radio transmission that determine the location, direction and speed of the train; warn the locomotive engineer of a potential problem; and take action by stopping the train if there is not a response by the engineers.