The following glossary is arranged alphabetically with each term catalogued by first letter. Select a letter below to begin.
An outdated system used to keep track of all railroad equipment. It employed ACI (automatic car identification) reflective labels on all rolling stock, trackside scanners, and computers.
Pin or screw used to mount model railroad trucks to locomotive or car body. Center pin is the more common term for the prototype.
To combine parts from different kits to produce a model unlike the straight kit models.
Taking one or more model railroad kits (often structure kits) and changing the construction process or combining parts to make a personalized model.