Talk:Single-line working

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Person in lieu of token[edit]

I have removed the sentence stating "pilotman" is an abbreviation of "person in lieu of token". This appears to be a backronym like "cape", and the quoted reference of Kichenside and Williams doesn't seem to mention this origin of the term (having checked pp 97-99 and the glossary in the 2008 edition). --87.114.82.244 (talk) 08:53, 1 November 2016 (UTC)

Yes I felt the same myself when I added the Rulebook references. I've never seen any official railway documentation that mentions 'person in lieu of token'. Dr Sludge (talk) 20:28, 1 November 2016 (UTC)