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Glossary Results for Word "Driver"

Driver The name given to the person who controls the operation of the locomotive. Called the “Engineer” in the USA end elsewhere. Drivers in the UK received no special training as mechanics beyond what they picked up as they went along, and hence were not always very knowledegeable about the workings of their engines.