Railway Location Codes

Railway Location Codes

  • CRS Computer Reservation System, a 3 letter code allocated to most major junctions and railway stations in England Scotland and Wales.
  • TIPLOC Timing Point Location, essentially a shortened version of the location’s full name. Rail Record live train times allows you to search by TIPLOC. TIPLOC names are restricted to 7 letters.
  • STANOX are numbers allocated to various railway locations.
  • TOPS lists use another railway location name called STANME – you can search TOPS locations by clicking TOPS Location Names from the Enthusiast Resources menu.