shunter


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a small locomotive used to move cars around but not to make trips

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I spent the following 18 months in West Riding Constabulary before joining Dorman Long in 1952 as a locomotive shunter on work associated with the Bessemer furnaces.
The museum is home to a Mazda diesel-electric shunter, an extensive array of electric locomotives and the 2-EPB unit complete with street art livery by Warwickshire-based artist Rumah, which depicts the history of electric railways.
Ken Middlemist drove the small six-wheeled diesel shunter at Whittle Colliery, near Alnwick, in the 1980s.
Mr Ford, who was a lorry shunter by trade, was originally born in Scarborough.
Hammer The shunter would sort wagons into trains bound for different destinations and ensure the empties were returned to their loading points.
The decision was influenced by Fenstanton's chief shunter, Alan Crouch, who, while impressed by Salvo's simplicity and ease-of-use, was particularly taken with the product's ability to put control of the loading procedure in the hands of shunters.
He has also worked as a shunter at Duddeston Mill, been a university testing technician and tried employment in California for six months.
amp; ASTANA, Kazakhstan -- GE Transportation announced today the next milestone in its long-term commitment to develop the railway infrastructure in the Republic of Kazakhstan by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Kazakhstan's Joint Stock Company Locomotiv (JSC Locomotiv) and Joint Stock Company Kurastyru Zauty (JSC LKZ) for 150 shunter locomotives.
The little 0-4-0 saddle tank, built in 1918, spent its life as the Vulcan works shunter, moving rolling stock at the plant which opened in 1832 and closed in 2002.
It would appear he had been caught driving the little shed shunter and having wonderful fun until caught by the shed foreman and handed over to the British Transport Commission Police.
Joe O'Brien, 79, who still lives in Sandwell Street, Caldmore, where he was based at the time of the murder, worked on the railways as a shunter and recalled police searching wagons at Witton railway station.
With the trailer now immobilised, the shunter takes the key released from the end of the Susie and inserts it into the Salvo control panel inside the warehouse.
Leamington late shift fueller and shunter, Peter Cronin, has completed 30 years' service.