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- Call out train signals to assistants to verify meanings.
- Prepare reports regarding any problems encountered, such as accidents, signaling problems, unscheduled stops, or delays.
- Check to ensure that documentation, such as procedure manuals or logbooks, are in the driver’s cab and available for staff use.
- Signal engineers to begin train runs, stop trains, or change speed, using telecommunications equipment or hand signals.
- Receive information regarding train or rail problems from dispatchers or from electronic monitoring devices.
- Keep records of the contents and destination of each train car, and make sure that cars are added or removed at proper points on routes.
- Receive instructions from dispatchers regarding trains’ routes, timetables, and cargoes.
- Made sure everyone got on and off the train,
- Made sure all gates were closed,
- Kept a clean area,
- Arrange for the removal of defective cars from trains at stations or stops.
- Monitor gauges or meters that measure speed, amperage, battery charge, or air pressure in brakelines or in main reservoirs.
- Interpret train orders, signals, or railroad rules and regulations that govern the operation of locomotives.
- Observe tracks to detect obstructions.
- Operate locomotives to transport freight or passengers between stations or to assemble or disassemble trains within rail yards.