Operation of railroad travel in U.S. Signal tower and train dispatch operations, train stations, and operations inside trains.
United States USA Date:1948 Duration:4 min 26 sec Sound:Yes
Job of passenger railroad train personnel during a journey in the United States. Train moves on railroad. Passengers buy their tickets at the station. Man at the ticket counter confirms passengers reservation. Personnel work at the reservation bureau. Passengers board the train. Man gives an indication and driver starts the train. Operators at the signal tower check the track switches. Model board displays tracks switch and signal line. Movement of train is indicated by the changing line on the board. Passengers relax and watch the landscape during their journey. Porters and dattendants at work: Attendants serve meals to the passengers in the dining cabin. Chefs cook food in the kitchen. Views inside moving passenger train cars. Views from window of moving train, and of engineer in locomotive. Maintenance men keep a check on the railroads. Track walker makes an inspection round of tracks. Workers at the train dispatcher office keep a record of the trains movements in all directions. Workers operate teletype at the telephone exchanges. The engine driver disembarks train. He arrives at the railroad man dormitory to take rest before the return journey
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