Definition of booking clerk in English:

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booking clerk

noun

British
An official selling tickets, especially at a railway station.
Example sentences
  • From 1915 the mass military recruitment of men in York led to women becoming train conductors, as well as porters, ticket collectors and booking clerks on the railways.
  • A private bus operator has introduced a hand-held ticketing machine, which allows conductors to print tickets à la railway booking clerks.
  • Most rural stations had a staff of up to a dozen, who between them carried out the duties of stationmaster, signalman, booking clerk, ticket collector, porter, shunter, lengthman and lampman.

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