GLOSSARY OF TERMS
Many of the abbreviations/terms
used in the Model world can be very confusing, what do they mean?
e.g. Prefix letters on fleet numbers or what do the numbers and letters on
every trailer mean etc. I am frequently contacted by people asking the answers.
To assist everybody I have decided to compile this "Glossary"
page. Have you ever heard or seen abbreviations or terms that have confused
you in the past? If they have confused you then they undoubtedly will have
Please CLICK HERE to email and help me expand this list with any abbreviations and terms together with their meaning, that you think would assist others. Please also email with items you would like to see the answers to. I look forward to hearing from you.
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I have compiled the list of Fleet Code numbers and Trailer Codes from the Eddie Stobart Spotters handbook19th edition
|To be updated|
Ever wondered what the prefix letters on the fleet number of each truck stand for. the below should hopefully answer your questions. e.g. F547, H135 etc. The letter(s) identifies the type of vehicle and the number is that vehicles particular number.
|H||Articulated Tractor Unit|
|LSA||London Southend Airport|
Ever wondered what the numbers and letters mean that can be seen in various places on every Eddie Stobart trailer. Each trailer has its' own identifier e.g.. BDD1596. The letters at the beginning identify the type of trailer and the number is that trailers number so BDD1596 would mean Box Double Decker trailer number 1596. The following should answer any questions you might have.
|BDD||Box Double Deck|
|DD||Double Deck Trailer|
|FDD||Fridge Double Deck|
|FET||Fridge Euro Trailer|
|FMT||Fridge Multi Compartment Trailer|
|FST||Fridge Single Compartment Trailer|
|HET||Long length Enviotrailer|
|IBV||Insulated Box Trailer|
|ICT||Ireland Can Trailer|
|IET||International European Trailer|
|IFT||Ireland Fridge Trailer|
|MET||Medium length Envirotrailer|
|MT||Mega Continental Trailer|
|PS||Platform Skeletal Trailer|
|SDT||Swivel Deck Trailer|
|SET||Secure Euro Trailer|
|SMT||Secure Mega Trailer Trailer|
|WF||Walking Floor Trailer|
This page last updated Tuesday, 15 October 2013
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