Category «UK Rail Information»

UK Railway Information

Articles in this category will be focused around operations of the UK railway network.

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. If you would like us to add acronyms, terms or words to the below table, please add a comment at …

Understanding a Headcode

All trains which run on the UK Rail Network are allocated a headcode – a 4 digit alphanumeric code used to identify a train service.  Before we look at example headcodes, it is important to know how they’re broken down. 1. The first digit is the train class category. 0 represents a light engine movement, …