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The Friends of the Far North Line
Cairdean Na Loine Tuath
the campaign group for rail north of Inverness - lobbying for improved services for the local user, tourist and freight operator

Bothered by TLAs - look no further

AHB Automatic Half Barrier - type of level crossing
AOCL Automatic Open (level) Crossing Locally monitored
ATOC Association of Train Operating Companies
CET Controlled-Emission Toilet
CP3, CP4 Control Period 3, 4
CTC Centralised Traffic Control
DDA Disability Discrimination Act
DfT Department for Transport
EARL Edinburgh Airport Rail Link
ERTMS European Rail Traffic Management System
FNL Far North Line
FoFNL Friends of the Far North Line
FSR First ScotRail
GARL Glasgow Airport Rail Link
GPS Global Positioning System
HITRANS Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership (our local RTP)
HLOS High Level Output Specification
HML Highland Main Line (Perth-Inverness)
HMRI Her Majesty's Railway Inspectorate - transferred from H&SE to ORR
HRP Highland Rail Partnership
H&SE Health & Safety Executive
HST High Speed Train
KPI Key Performance Indicator
NR Network Rail
ORR Office of Rail Regulation
PF Passenger Focus (the replacement for RPC)
R4G or RfG Room for Growth (Scott Wilson Report)
RETB Radio Electronic Token Block (signalling method used on FNL)
RIAC Rail Industry Advisory Committee
ROSCO Rolling Stock Owning Company
RPC Rail Passengers Council (or Committee)
RPCS Rail Passengers Committee for Scotland
RSSB Rail Safety and Standards Board
RTP Regional Transport Partnership
RTS Regional Transport Strategy
RUG Rail User Group
RUS Route Utilisation Study
RVAR Rail Vehicle Accessibility Regulations
SDO Selected Door Operation
SoFA Statement of Funds Available
SQUIRE Service Quality Incentive Regime
SRA Strategic Rail Authority
TEN Trans-European Network System
TLA Three letter acronym
TOC Train Operating Company
TPWS Train Protection and Warning System
TS Transport Scotland
WHL West Highland Line