Glossary of UK Railway Terms and Acronyms

Glossary of UK Railway Terms and Acronyms

This article provides a glossary of UK railway terms and explains some railway related terminology and abbreviations/acronyms you might come across on Rail Record Live Train Times website.

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  • TOPS was created to monitor freight vehicles, their loads and destinations. The loco detailks were needed for train consist details.
    TRUST was based on the TOPS schedule database and feeds data to many down stream systems.

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