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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This is a microprocessor system that controls the movement of trains, dispatching control, which already exists on the "purple" line, but will later cover the entire metro system, the Tetra radio communication system, which provides a connection between the driver and the train dispatcher, the control system of escalators and engineering structures and other equipment," noted Shahan.
From there, Bonner rose through the ranks, becoming a track foreman then train dispatcher before moving on to other railroads serving places across the Great Plains straight out of a Steinbeck novel.
Lewis is now a train dispatcher for Southeastern Rail working at Faversham station in Kent.
Berlin, Shawwal 13, 1437, July 18, 2016, SPA -- German prosecutors charged a train dispatcher with 12 counts of involuntary manslaughter on Monday, saying that a game on his smartphone distracted him before a fatal collision of two commuter trains in Bavaria earlier this year, dpa reported.
The Train Dispatcher at Neath General Railway Station used to wave his green flag and give a blast on his whistle; rugby referees all over Wales blew hard on their Acme Thunderers, as most of the finest whistles were called: "acme" the Greek for the highest decibel level available.
Subway employee Walter Garber, whose career has been derailed by corruption, is languishing on duty as a train dispatcher when all hell breaks loose.
Jo Harem worked in the office of Orlando John Hollis, dean of the University of Oregon School of Law, and as a secretary to the chief train dispatcher with Southern Pacific Railroad.
THE TAKING OF PELHAM 1 2 3 (15) DVD pounds 19.99/Blu-ray pounds 24.99) DENZEL Washington, John Travolta, John Turturro and James Gandolfini star in this tale of a subway train dispatcher faced with a nightmare when a carriage full of terrified commuters are held hostage for a $10 million ransom.
THE TAKING OF PELHAM 123 (15) Tony Scott directs an action-packed second bigscreen adaptation of the 1973 novel, with John Travolta as a criminal mastermind who hijacks a carriage full of terrified commuters on New York's subway system and Denzel Washington as the train dispatcher caught up in negotiations.
TONY Scott directs an action-packed second big-screen adaptation of the 1973 novel, with John Travolta as a criminal mastermind who hijacks a carriage full of terrified commuters on New York's subway system and Denzel Washington as the train dispatcher caught up in negotiations.