noun (plural trainmen)
A railroad employee who works on trains.
- All day I struggled through translations with a pocket dictionary, and was rewarded by getting to know the trainmen and hearing them talk about their experiences in the narrow gauge past.
- But the diesel kept going, because the hostler, not being a trainman, had never thought of trying the coupling.
- That diesel doses were relatively high was assumed from the indoor conditions described, including locomotive cabs for trainmen.
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