Glossary terms relating to Wayside features

It aids communication, record keeping and surveys if we use the same terminology when referring to milestones and similar wayside features.

A draft list of standard terms for wayside features has been drawn up as a glossary page reached by clicking the highlighted title.


Draft versions of standard terms used to describe wayside features are illustrated for:

The pdfs can be reached by clicking on the relevant highlighted title.


Any suggestions for additions or alternative definitions are welcome; e-mail to



This page created by Alan Rosevear 9th March 2008.

Last edited 5th September 2008.