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Train Clerk

Record time each train arrives and departs from station or terminal.

What does a Train Clerk do?

Records time each train arrives and departs from station or terminal: Records number of train, engine, and exact time train departs or arrives. Compares time of arrival or departure with train schedules to ascertain number of minutes train was off schedule. Ascertains from train crew or YARD MANAGER reasons or causes for delays. Transmits train-movement data to electronic data processing system, using on-line console or telegraphic typewriter. May type operating information, such as switching lists and personnel assignments, according to instructions from YARD MANAGER.