railwayman

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Etymology[edit]

railway +‎ -man

Noun[edit]

railwayman (plural railwaymen)

  1. A man who works on a railway.
    • 1961 March, “Talking of trains”, in Trains Illustrated, page 130:
      The spirit of the local railwaymen in this emergency is shown by the Helensburgh fireman who heard the news at 8 a.m. on his radio and immediately went to the depot of his own accord to see what help he could give.

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