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An official in charge of a railroad or bus station.


(ˈsteɪʃənˌmɑːstə) or

station manager

(Railways) the senior official in charge of a railway station


(ˈsteɪ ʃənˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər)

a person in charge of a railroad station.
[1855–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stationmaster - the person in charge of a railway station
master - directs the work of others


[ˈsteɪʃənmɑːstər] n (RAILWAYS)chef m de garestation wagon n (US)break m
References in classic literature ?
Matthew encountered the stationmaster locking up the ticket office preparatory to going home for supper, and asked him if the five-thirty train would soon be along.
"It's a terrible business," said the stationmaster. "They are shot, both Mr.
When- free from soldiers, wagons, and the filthy traces of a camp- he saw villages with peasants and peasant women, gentlemen's country houses, fields where cattle were grazing, posthouses with stationmasters asleep in them, he rejoiced as though seeing all this for the first time.
Cutting the cake is Helen Freeman (right), great great granddaughter of Joseph Bray Freeman, who was stationmaster until 1901.
When the carriage doors were opened We piled into the train And at the stationmaster's whistle Old Smokey took us hame.
"Abbey Station is home to some fascinating artefacts, and the original waiting room and stationmaster's office remain."
Key dates in the life of Angolan rebel chief Jonas Savimbi, who was killed in a fight with government forces in 2002 and is to be reburied on Saturday: August 3, 1934: Jonas Malheiro Savimbi is born in a village in eastern Angola's Moxico Province, the son of a railroad stationmaster and preacher.
I do remember well that, as a young boy in intermediate school (Standard One to Eight), my ambition was to become a stationmaster. Like Musila, I admired the white and crisp uniforms stationmasters wore, and the power they wielded over trains to give them the 'mkwajo' to leave the station after picking up passengers.
Our main photograph taken 35 years ago shows the former stationmaster's house at a time it was being repurposed as a council house.
MULTAN -- Lahore-bound Shalimar Express escaped accident due to in-time warning, aired by assistant stationmaster, Galaywal railway station, on Wednesday-Thursday midnight.
1970: Played stationmaster Alfred Perks in The Railway Children for which he earned a Bafta nomination.