Cookie Policy, Legal & Usage

Rail Record Uses Cookies

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Cookies we use are:

  • Google Analytics cookies – used to tell us what visitors do on our website, what pages they visit, and how they arrived so we can improve our presence on the internet.
  • Security cookies – some parts of our website have security, antispam and firewall in place. These will identify you as not a threat, and store cookie for future reference.
  • PHP Cookie – if you choose to stay logged in, we will store your user id along with a token to keep you logged in. This expires after 1 month and you’ll need to login again.
  • Your browser may also store autofill information. Rail Record stores no personal information¬†except if you register for an account, your email, username and password is stored in our database – read privacy policy here

About Rail Record

Rail Record is a personal website about trains. Rail Record imports live train time information into a database using Phil Wieland’s OpenRail importing software.¬† We have redesigned the user interface of the Openrail software to make it easier to use and mobile friendly. Rail Record is not a company. Rail Record is personal website. Ads is displayed on some pages of the website to help with site running costs.

Rail Record has a member area (launching June 2019) which is free to use and you can receive email and SMS alerts about train services.

Usage of this website

You must not misuse our website ( by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.

You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site.

You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.

We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately. Your IP address is logged in Live Traffic Stats and is checked regularly for failed login attempts etc.

Rail Record data is provided by Network Rail’s public data feeds. Always check at your local station and do not solely depend upon Rail Record as from time to time some information may be incorrect.