Glossary of Terms



ALL Disciplines

Electrical
Relates to the provision of electrical power for railways, electrical traction power for Rolling Stock. Excludes electrical systems within Rolling Stock.

Infrastructure
All track and components. Includes civil structures associated with rail infrastructure within the rail corridor

Operations
Rail Traffic Crew, Station staff, Management of rail traffic, Signallers, Network Control Officers, application of Safeworking procedures. Activities of track protection staff.

Rolling Stock
Locomotives, passenger vehicles, freight wagons, track vehicles, RRV's.

Train Control
Signalling infrastructure its design and operation, its equipment and subsystems. May include related control systems mounted on/in Rolling Stock, train protection and control systems, computer based control systems in control centres, communications systems for train control