[trak-muh n]

noun, plural track·men.

a person who assists in inspecting, installing, or maintaining railroad tracks.
a trackwalker.

Origin of trackman

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; track + -man

Usage note

See -man. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -men

US and Canadian a workman who lays and maintains railway trackAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): platelayer
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