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yardmaster

[yahrd-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈyɑrdˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/
noun
1.
a person who superintends all or part of a railroad yard.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; yard2 + master
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  • In addition, clerks and trainmen ebb and flow to yardmaster positions.
  • The yardmaster knows in advance what kinds of work they will be doing a day in advance, and adjusts the schedule accordingly.
  • Under this scenario, the yardmaster would be performing covered service under the hours of service laws.

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