noun, plural switch·men.
Examples from the Web for switchman
"If I knew where your mother was I could go into town and send her a telegram, I suppose," went on the switchman.
The switchman recovered himself instantly, and taking off his cap laughed as he examined the hole.Held for Orders|Frank H. Spearman
"Well, if she doesn't I have thought of a way to get word to her and the father, too," the switchman said.
I was alone: the switchman asked no odds of me, but furled his bunting and immediately withdrew.
Way car jumped track at middle lead switch in Pewaukee yard and switchman Jno.Railroad Accidents|R. C. Richards