railway man


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Noun1.railway man - an employee of a railroadrailway man - an employee of a railroad    
brakeman - a railroad employee responsible for a train's brakes
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
signalman - a railroad employee in charge of signals and point in a railroad yard
yardman - worker in a railway yard
train dispatcher, trainmaster, yardmaster - a railroad employer who is in charge of a railway yard
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His letter to the captain of the steamer was from the chairman of the company, and his introduction to the manager of the London and North Western Railway Company was from the greatest railway man in the world.
FRIDAY The Railway Man (2013) (More4, 9pm) Ardent train enthusiast Eric (Colin Firth) finds in love with Patricia Wallace (Nicole Kidman) following a chance encounter on a train.
On Friday 14 there is a screening of the film The Railway Man in the Ferguson Hall at 7.
Tenders are invited for Engagement of Man Power Agency for Supply of Retired Railway Man Power for the work of Rake Movement,--etc.
Train enthusiast Ray, 78, from Earlsdon, who was known as Coventry's Railway Man, passed away after suf-suf fering a heart attack at Reading Station.
More recent films include Rabbit Hole, The Paperboy, The Railway Man and Grace of Monaco.
Last week's winner Graham Pogson of Mountain Graham Pogson of Mountain Ash who recognised The Railway Man
THE RAILWAY MAN (15) ARDENT train enthusiast Eric (Colin Firth) is safely ensconced in a first-class carriage, casting nervous glances at the lady sitting opposite.
Federal Minister for Railway Kh Saad Rafique is believed to have asked the PM that Chairman Pakistan Railway should be a veteran railway man and not be picked from Pakistan Administrative Service.
John Green 5 Stoner: A Novel, John Williams 6 The Railway Man, Eric Lomax 7 Twelve Years A Slave, Solomon Northup 8 The Wolf of Wall Street, Jordan Belfort 9 And the Mountains Echoed, Khaled Hosseini 10 Wreck This Journal: To Create is to Destroy, Now with Even More Ways to, Keri Smith (Compiled by Waterstones) 1 Life After Life, Kate Atkinson 2 The Shock of the Fall, Nathan Filer 3 The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves, Stephen Grosz 4 The Fault In Our Stars.
1 (-) The Wolf of Wall Street 2 (1) 12 Years A Slave 3 (2) American Hustle 4 (4) Frozen 5 (-) Devil's Due 6 (3) The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (pictured) 7 (5) Last Vegas 8 (6) The Railway Man 9 (7) Delivery Man 10 (-) Gravity Chart courtesy of Cineworld Cinemas: www.
The Railway Man (116 minutes) and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (146 minutes) offer more contemporary stories about similar personal resistance in unimaginable circumstances.

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