Here you can find a list of typical German (model) railway terms and their equivalent in English. Please keep in mind that this list in far from complete and created on the side, so may contain mistakes. For corrections or additions, please contact us via the contact page.

A:

Abstellgleis

Abteil

Abteilwagen

 

B:

Bahndienst

Bahnsteig

 

G:

Gleis

Großraumwagen

 

K:

Kurzkupplung

Kurzkupplungskulisse

 

S:

Schleifer

 

 

 

Siding

Compartment

Corridior coach

 

 

Maintenance of Way

Platform

 

 

Track

Open coach

 

 

Close Coupler

Close Coupling Mechanism

 

 

Pickup Shoe