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A member of the operating crew on a railroad train, especially the brakeman.
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n, pl trainmen
(Railways) railways US a member of the team of people operating a train
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(ˈtreɪn mən)

n., pl. -men.
a member of the crew that operates a railroad train, usu. an assistant to the conductor, such as a brakeman or flagman.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trainman - an employee of a railroadtrainman - 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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[ˈtreɪnmæn] N (trainmen (pl)) (US) (Rail) → ferroviario m
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