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 – the GA cookies allow us to monitor visitors to the website including pages visited and user accessibility. This includes IP location at a city level (we can’t pinpoint your exact location).
  • PHP Cookies – Some PHP session cookies are created and stored, such as if you login and click remember me.
  • WordPress_test_cookie – Detects if you have cookies enabled.
  • catAccCookies – Remembers if you click ok on the cookie popup at the bottom of the website.
  • var_id – your user id if you’ve previously logged into the members area of the site. Valid for 31 days.
  • cache – an alphanumeric security cookie stored on your device that is paired with your members area user id. If someone attempts to spoof your user id cookie to gain access to your account, unless the long alphanumeric security token matches on the first attempt, the cookies will be invalidated and destroyed. Valid for 31 days.
  • Various Adsense ads may store cookies on your device.

About Rail Record

The Rail Record website ( is a free to use live train times website. The Rail Record domain name is not intended to represent a company and this website is a personal site.

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.

The live train times information site including train schedule pages was created by myself, although the datafeeds -> database connection uses the openrail software which is free to use software (C) Phil Wieland.