a person who has charge of operations over one portion of a railroad.
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How to use trainmaster in a sentence
When necessary, an additional trainmaster is appointed for the previous outside duties of the assistant superintendent.The Modern Railroad | Edward Hungerford
The sight of these women so excited our curiosity that the trainmaster called a halt until they passed us.Life and Adventures of 'Billy' Dixon | Billy Dixon
After the war he re-entered railway work, and was trainmaster and later general superintendent.
If the flagman does not tell the official to go to h——, the trainmaster probably will.
Human nature is such that the trainmaster, stung by an implied reflection, constitutes himself attorney for the defense.