Operate subway or elevated suburban trains with no separate locomotive, or electric-powered streetcar, to transport passengers. May handle fares.
Combined Rail Operator, Light Rail Operator, Light Rail Train Operator, Light Rail Transit Operator, Light Rail Vehicle Operator (LRV Operator), Rail Operator, Rail Transit Operator, Rapid Transit Operator (RTO), Streetcar Operator, Subway Train Operator, Train Operator, Transit Operator, Trolley Operator
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