stationmaster


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the person in charge of a railway station

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Our mainline station in Penrhyndeudraeth was in good shape when we had a stationmaster living on the premises, but when it became unmanned the specially reinforced glass windowed shelter was smashed, rail travellers being exposed to the elements.
Carriage doors shut, Mr Timms the stationmaster hurried along the platform and the guard waved his flag.
Stationmaster Alex Nelson of Chester-le- Street Station is urging CrossCountry to rethink its "insufficient" replacement service.
Our four-year-old son Jack is a big Thomas fan, so he really enjoyed seeing his engine friends and meeting the Fat Controller, Stationmaster and train drivers.
It is believed to have been once owned by the stationmaster when the village had a Julia's house, which she lives in with her children and husband Jonathan.
Particularly before the interval, the excitement shot up a notch whenever Amber Bluck (Julia) was involved in the story of a group of passengers stranded overnight in the waiting room at a station that is said to be haunted, both by the ghost of a stationmaster and an unearthly train.
CCTV cameras are of little comfort to passengers and will never replace the stationmaster.
Toddlers gathered at Leamington Library, in the Royal Pump Rooms, to meet the Steam Powered Super Heroes, also known as The Diddlys - Diddly Dum boy train, Diddly Dee girl train and Cheerful Charlie the Stationmaster.
Stationmaster George died at the age of 69 in 1946, and his school jotter diary was only found in a briefcase by relation Sandy Simpson after a death in the family.
Since then we have lived in the mountains of Snowdonia where we run a small self-catering business, which involves being honorary stationmaster at Campbell's Platform, the Ffestiniog Railway's private halt that comes with the ancient stone house.
The gang, from the British Railways' Engineer's Department, had started their demolition when stationmaster Mr James Mason saw them.
Desperately missing their father, the children seek solace in the nearby railway station, making friends with the stationmaster and their adventures begin.
It evokes images of a carefree past, when most villages had a station and the stationmaster was a man - almost invariably a man - of high status in the community.
or Please Mr Stationmaster, Give Me A Ticket To Heaven about a little boy who wants to be where his mammy is.