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Uniforms for Station Masters.

A correspondent in the “ Press ” writes pointing out the difficulty travellers meet when on.the railway in finding, out the station masters alonjjithe line, seeing that these ollicers have no uniform. The station-master is the most .important officer at the railway station, and often a passenger requires to speak to him while en route. At intermediate stations not too much time is allowed for the transaction of business with the station-master, however important it may be, but is is usually sufficient for anything a traveller may require if a portion of it were not necessarily lost in searching for the officer—not because he is out of the way or, absent from his post (that is not a charge to be frequently brought against any of these officers), but simply because he wears no distinguishing mark by which a traveller may single him out at a critical time from the common crowd of men who, wear the clothing of civilians. This is not the first complaint of the kind we have heard, and it is certainly worth the authorities’ consideration. We have often seen' ladies with children put to great trouble and much anxiety caused to them,. through not being able to distinguish the stationmaster from the crowds on the platforms, and but for aid rendered by fellow passengers, who were , untrarnelled with young children, much inconvenience would have resulted. -

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Uniforms for Station Masters., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 42, 1 January 1880

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Uniforms for Station Masters. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 42, 1 January 1880

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