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  • n. Plural form of shunter.


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  • It must be like trainspotting in the good old days: a few crack mainline expresses amid a sea of shunters and tank engines.

    Ardent for a glimpse of James Chuter-Ede

  • Ah, since they took the buffers off the trains, there's been less injuries wise, you know, for shunters.


  • Scores of passengers and goods are stranded along the line due to the strike which involves train examiners, controllers and shunters.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Tazara management statement faxed to Lusaka from the Mpika regional headquarters said the affected workers included traffic controllers, shunters and train examiners.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Scores of passengers and goods have been stranded along the line due to the strike, which includes train examiners, controllers, shunters and drivers.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Strydom, said almost 90 per cent of shunters -- 89 out of 102 -- working at the Braamfontein, Geldenhuys and Benrose shunting yards had stopped work over a salary dispute.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A meeting between the shunters and management is scheduled for noon on Thursday.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "The shunters 'grievances are personnel related ... about salaries, overtime and other things," Ms Strydom said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Wits Metro Rail Services management will meet striking shunters on

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • About 89 shunters stopped work on Wednesday afternoon.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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