Glossary of Terms


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Queensland Rail Standard Gauge Network
QLD/NSW border to Brisbane standard gauge network.

Obsolete
Disciplines: ALL Disciplines
QueenslandRail
Rail Transport Operator for the narrow gauge network that covers most of Queensland

Preferred
Disciplines: ALL Disciplines
QueenslandRail Narrow Gauge Network
Queensland narrow gauge network.

Preferred
Disciplines: ALL Disciplines
QueenslandRail Network
Queensland narrow and standard gauge network.

Preferred
Disciplines: ALL Disciplines
Queuing
The selection of a signalling function prior to the condition becoming available, so that it is automatically set when some other function is restored.

Preferred
Disciplines: Train Control
Time spent by a train at terminals or intermediate points while waiting on rail traffic ahead to clear.
Preferred
Disciplines: Operations
Quick Pick Relay
A relay which, when energy is applied, will pick up quicker than an ordinary relay.

Regional
Disciplines: Train Control
Quick Release Relay
A relay which, when the controlling circuit is opened or completely shunted, will drop away quicker than an ordinary relay.

Regional
Disciplines: Train Control