When I saw the conductor examining the feet of the man in question, I said to myself, "That will settle it;" and so it did, for the trainman
promptly decided that the passenger was a Negro, and let him remain where he was.
The needle of the speed-indicator flicked and wagged to and fro; the cinders rattled on the roof, and a whirl of dust sucked after the whirling wheels, The crew of the combination sat on their bunks, panting in their shirt- sleeves, and Cheyne found himself among them shouting old, old stories of the railroad that every trainman
knows, above the roar of the car.
Some of his most notable cases include a $7.05 million settlement against a multi-national petrochemical company for product liability arising out of explosion that resulted in worker fatality and a $2.905 million verdict against a major railroad for a trainman
injured when thrown from a train due to excessive slack action.
When the train pulled out, headed for Petoskey, we would stand at the crossing and yell, "Blow your whistle!" Bill or another trainman
would come out to the back of the caboose to blow the air whistle for us.
: 'Conductor on the IC: door dripping water; passenger says wet his pants; wants it reported.
I remember numerous incidents from my days as a trainman
on the London Underground during the Seventies and early Eighties.
TO your correspondent who asked if the same punishment applied to a Metro trainman
as it does to a car driver who crosses the crossing against the red flashing lights, the answer is that his/her question is a nonsense because, unlike a motor vehicle, the Metro train cannot move independently through the crossing.
(67) Despite setbacks such as a jury ruling in favour of Seaboard against the Train Porters' Association in a case brought on behalf of trainman
Reading through the Federal Railroad Administration's yearly accident report one time, I saw that no matter how much experience a trainman
had, it was easy to fall off or get hit by moving equipment unawares.
Larry Krupa, head-end trainman
, uncoupled the front of the train from the derailed cars--by hand.