Profession railway brake, signal or switch operator

Railway brakers, signallers and shunters take charge of and safeguard railway freight trains during runs, control the movement of railway traffic by operating signals, switch rolling stock and make up trains in railway yards, make up trains for hauling in mines and control their movement.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional
  • Enterprising / Realistic

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