8311-Locomotive engine drivers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Locomotive engine drivers
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Job Description: 
Locomotive-engine drivers drive, or assist in driving, locomotive engines to transport passengers and freight.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) driving or assisting in driving a steam, electric or diesel-electric locomotive engine
  • (b) driving an underground or elevated passenger train
  • (c) driving a locomotive to haul carriages underground or on the surface of a mine or quarry
  • (d) watching for track hazards, observing signals and indicator gauges
  • (e) operating communications systems to communicate with train crews and traffic controllers to ensure safe operation and scheduling of trains.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Locomotive driver
- Train driver


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Tram driver - 8331

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