What We Do.
The principle job of the signalman is control the movements of trains on the railway and to make sure all movements that are under taken are done so safely. The role of the signalman is one of the most important and safety critical on the railway. The signalman has to work to a strict set of guidelines as set out in the rule book. These rules along with the interlocking of the signal boxes themselves help maintain the safe passage of trains.