There were no passengers on board, there would have been a driver or a shunter involved but there are no injuries.
The crew consisted of the stoker and driver, the guard and assistant guard, the shunter , the station master (or should I say ‘person’) and the signalman.
The shunter had one of the railway's most dangerous jobs, particularly in the Enfield yards - the largest in Australia, containing over one hundred miles of track.
Arthur, now 73 was working as a shunter in the railways and Alma, 69 worked as a credit assistant at the Morses store in Swindon.
Leaning on the arm of her mother for support, Mrs Neha told the inquiry that her husband had become a shunter after being made redundant as a locomotive engineer.
The total included carmen, seamen from the cross-Channel ferries, hotel and catering staff as well as those more predictable grades of cleaner, fireman, guard, shunter and driver.
Anthony, who also works on the railway as a shunter , took up running after seeing how it improved Martin's fitness.
The Statistical Office translated ‘railway employment’ to mean those jobs which could not be done other than on the railway - signalman, guard, platelayer, shunter , etc.
More than 800 railway shunters , signal operators and pointsmen from 10 stations across Sri Lanka struck for 24 hours on May 26 to demand a salary increase.
Railway shunters , pointsmen, signalmen and yardmasters began an indefinite strike at midnight on August 5, demanding the immediate settlement of salary anomalies.