Glossary of Terms


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Yard
1. A system of track within defined limits. (NSW)
2. A system of tracks not designated as part of the defined interstate rail network used for loading or unloading trains or for other purposes. (ARTC)
A system of tracks within yard limits.

Regional
Disciplines: Operations
Yard Limits
A portion of the running lines identified by yard limit signs marking the entrance to the yard or movement within the yard.
A defined operational limit on a running line. See also Section.

Regional
Disciplines: Operations
Related Term: Section
Yards And Terminals
A system of tracks not designated as part of the defined interstate rail network used for loading or unloading trains or for other purposes.

Regional
Disciplines: Operations