Uniform and Supplementary Telegraph Code words
ABAG Out of gauge transversely loaded car bodies
Abdo Stock over 75 per cent
Abed Stock and goods over 75 per cent
ABEL Chief Mechanical Engineer's staff to check load at .....
ABEW Load must not pass alongside wreckmaster or other out of gauge loads which over-hang
ABLA Special stock train will leave at .....
Abol Goods over 75 per cent
Abot Fast stock trains run for 24 hours to 5am(individual No. of train tonnage and capacity) ..... light loading due to .....
Abuf Stock and goods under 75 per cent
ABUZ Special goods train will leave at .....
ACLO ..... is amended to depart
ACME A light engine will leave ..... station at .....
Acre* ..... Train arrived complete at .....(time)
Adan Stock under 75 per cent
Adbi Engines on hand
Adjo Engine No ..... ex here for workshops can haul full load
Adke Engine No ..... ex here for workshops can not be attached to train and must run light
Adlo ..... will run ..... minutes later than tabled
Adna ..... will run ..... minutes earlier than tabled
Adox ..... will run ..... to following altered table
Adul No ..... Express, leaving ..... on (date)..... will work from ..... to ..... by ..... locomotives and on section named run to altered times shown in working timetables
Affy Following engines not used for ..... hours, but cannot be withdrawn or stored, as will be required at (time)..... on (date).....
Agad Number of trains preceding 24 hours, up and down separately
AGNE* Permission is requested to obstruct the single line outside that home signal, or (in the case of a staff station where a home signal is not provided) beyond the outer facing points
Agop Total number of engines used, up and down separately
AGRA ..... train left here at .....
AHAB ..... train(or trains) left here on time
AJAX Engine left here at .....
AJOW ..... train (or trains) arrived here on time
Ajun Engine under repairs
Akom Arrange for engine No ..... to be sent to ..... for .....
AKRU Special train notice No .....
Alim Trains required but not forecast due to shortage of engines
ALJE Thence as tabled
ALOK A special ..... train will run as under, advise all concerned. Wire acknowledgment
ALTO ..... train will run
AMAL ..... train will run in two division as follows .....
AMAS* With master key
AMBA Require following train or trains to run
Ambu Authority is required for ...... train to be propelled from ..... to ..... on ......
Amco ..... train may be propelled form ..... to ..... during daylight; speed when propelled not to exceed ..... kilometres per hour, and Rule 202 to be observed
AMEX ..... train will not run
Amfi Runs as follows:
AMID ..... train is running ..... minutes late
Amik Thence as arranged by .....
AMOZ What is case of delay
AMPO Cancel following trains
AMRI Arrange for train no ..... to cross at .....
ANAK Truck loaded with perishable goods
Apix* ..... train left here at .....(time)
ARBU Trucks loaded wit ordinary goods
ARGO Trucks loaded with coal or coke
Arti Number of trucks of coal under load
ARUM Trucks loaded with timber
Atno Trains cancelled during preceding 24 hours
ATTA Trucks loaded with rails
AUDI* Permission for obstruction outside the home signal (or beyond the outer facing points) granted as requested
AVOX Trucks loaded with metal
AWAK* Obstruction outside the home signal (or beyond the outer facing points) now cleared
AWRY Pilot working has been arranged
AXPA Pilot working cancelled by me at .....
AXIS Received special train notice
AYAH Provide engine to work
AYBU Return engine at once
AZOR Arrange to provide assistant engine
BANI Take off at your station the following .....
Basa Reserve room (or rooms) on ..... from .....
BENO Reserve first class compartment on ..... for .....
BEZA Air-conditioned accommodation allotted
BIAR Issue free
BIAS Reserve economy class compartment on ..... for .....
BIBA Air-conditioned accommodation desired by passenger and no other acceptable; unless otherwise indicated
BIKO Economy class reserved seat(or seats) required on train
BIMU First class reserved seat(or seats) required on train
Bina Can you secure accommodation at ..... hotel or motel room from ..... for .....
BOAB Approved open and book additional car
BOAL Non air-conditioned accommodation allotted
BOBO Economy class two berth cabin required on undermentioned train
BOLI Club car seat(or seats) required on undermentioned train
BORY First class two-berth cabin required for married couple on undermentioned train
BOXO Air-conditioned accommodation fully booked
BOZA First class lower berth(or berths) required on undermentioned train
BULO Economy class lower berth(or berths) required on undermentioned train
BURA Economy class upper berth required on undermentioned train
BYAD First calss single room required in roomette car
BYBI Additional berths required between ..... and .....
BYEF First class double berth required for married couple in twin berth room
BYON First class lower berth required in twin berth room
BYPA Attach sleeping berth ticket, or seat ticket to diagram and recharge amount involved
BYUL First class upper berth required in twin berth room
CABA To complete my booking plans please reply immediately by wire numbers of rail and berth tickets issued
CADI All berths let
CAFA If all berths let, passenger requests name be listed
CAIS Berths booked here in car no ..... on ..... for .....
CALA Following first class seats vacant by ..... train and available for your booking
CALO With reference to telegrams exchanged, it is noted that your release ..... for my booking on .....
CALU Owing to heavy booking can you supply additional allotments on .....
CANA ..... train has the following number of passengers: First ..... Economy ......
CAPO Provide accommodation in ......
CASU Will provide accommodation in .....
CATO The following are the bookings from this station per excursion :-
CAWT Specially note altered time of departure fro this date and inform intending passengers
CEKO The undermentioned ticket or pass has been lost. Please take action to prevent misuse
CELO You may book ..... additional tickets for excursions
CENA May bookings for ..... excursions be continued
CENO Following second class seats vacant by ..... train and available for your booking
Cida Please give train and date of issue of undermentioned ticket
CIMA Reserved seats fully booked
CIRY Has correct day and date of travel been quoted?
Cler Approximate tonnage to be cleared up to 6am on the following day
CLIO ..... gross tons loading available for undermentioned train
Codo Wire correct time of train or destination
COMA In addition to other advices, the following extra trucks will be loaded:-
CONY Important consignment for shipment
Cotu Composite truck
CUJA Is ship ready to receive cargo at .....
CURO Consignment for ship ..... may be received on .....
Daco To be used at Departmental convenience
Dabi Number of trucks and bags of wheat loaded
Dabo Number of trucks and bags of wheat loaded for shipment
Daci Silos loading bulk wheat next week to following country mills
DARA Ropes on hand
Daso Empty bulk wheat trucks despatched from Bullock Island
DAVO Coops on hand
Dawn ..... trucks taken from your quota on .....
DEHY Diesel hydraulic locomotive
DEMO Tarpaulins on hand
DILA Sheep nets on hand
Dipo The following silos have been closed for loading bulk wheat
Diva Supply in full, empties and sheets, as ordered by local agents
DODO Chains on hand
Doma Have examiner ready to attend hot axle box on .....
Dora ..... trucks authorised to load at yours on ..... subject to trucks being available
Dovi Bulk wheat empties as released from mills to be used for further silo orders. Ticket and forward for distribution to ..... as directed by Mana Wheat
Doxa Detached with hot axle box off .....
Duga Application for ..... trucks to load at yours on ..... declined
Duko Make the best use of bulk wheat empties in local service
DYAK Empty stock trucks on hand
EBER Empty goods trucks on hand
EBON Loaded goods trucks on hand inwards
ECCE Loaded goods trucks on hand outwards
ECHO None on hand
EDAR Loaded trucks on hand over 12 hours
Eden Tonnage despatched for preceding 24 hours up and down separately
EDIX Livestock trains in transit
Edko No more loading to build load to full capacity
Edly Not later than
Edna Tonnage on hand 6am up and down separately
EDOW Goods trucks in transit
EDOX Short of ..... at ..... today. What can you do to assist?
ELAH None to spare
ELIM Required for use on .....
ELMO Required for tomorrow's use
EMIR ..... trucks required for station use in addition to those on hand
Emna Transit arrangements for stock loading
EPIC ..... trucks required to load on .....
Epro Bagged wheat loaded for produce trade
Eram Restocking rates will apply if conditions are fully complied with
EROS ..... urgently required. Release all possible. Advise how many available.
ESAU ..... trucks from ..... not yet to hand. Urgently required. Send on with all speed
Esma After ..... train I require the following
ETAM What is being done to supply
ETEL Empty trucks despatched to .....
Eter Empty bulk wheat trucks for distribution from non-loading stations and depots
Etek Bulk wheat loaded
Evan Empty bulk trucks on hand 7am today
Evar Empty bulk trucks on hand 7am yesterday
EVAY Empty trucks received at this station since last report
EVIL Stop supply of empty wagons to .....
EVIX The following orders have been cancelled
EVOT ..... orders ..... trucks to load here for ..... on ..... Can you supply?
EXIT Order for trucks to load at ..... on ..... accepted
Exor Sender (or agents) to arrange spelling
Ezak Detached off no ..... here today. Stock down will be reloaded and despatched by No .....
EZAR Order for trucks declined, no trucks available until .....
Ezon Forecast silo orders, week commencing .....
Ezop Total number of trucks to be loaded each district for the week
Ezow Silo orders commencing ..... received
EZUK I am arranging supply of trucks
Ezro Warn senders or agent of delay at ..... waiting connecting trains and to give stock any necessary attention
FAMA Inform ..... the following trucks will be supplied
FARO After supplying previous orders
FOLU ..... detaining trucks under load. Arrange to have them discharged at once and reply
Foto Application to load ..... trucks on ..... in excess of quota declined
FOXO Trucks loaded since last report
FUMY Loaded trucks outwards, waiting transit over 12 to 24 hours
Funo Loaded trucks outwards, waiting transit over 24 to 36 hours
Fusa Loaded trucks outwards, waiting transit over 36 hours
Gala ..... vehicle (or vehicles) on undermentioned train hence ..... arrange
Gati Number of trucks under load and net tonnage of same
GIBY Arrange to work forward
Gimy Required for shipment
GIPO Send all spare .....
GORY May I attach the following to undermentioned train?
HABA May I accept?
HAGI You may accept
HAKO Do not accept
GOODS, PARCELS AND LUGGAGE
HALO Search ..... carriages of undermentioned train for the following, and if found, send as under, and reply
HARA Not to hand. Trace and wire particulars. Urgently required
Haxo Said booked at yours
HAZY We are short of the following. If on hand, forward by first train and reply
HEBE If on hand at your station, send by first train
HEFA Senders load and count - not checked by Department
HEGO Said left on station premises, search and advise result
HOZI Said to have been consigned at ..... on ..... Have special inquiry made and reply immediately by wire, giving particulars and quoting reference to invoice or waybill
HUTO ..... is said to have been sent to you on or about undermentioned date by ..... station. Wire particulars of receipt and proof of delivery
HUVA Give description of case or article and contents and say if any old labels or tags attached or brands appear thereon
HYLA Make careful inquiry and search at your station
IBEX Have you any trace?
IDAS Cannot trace, wire me full particulars
IGOL No trace of
IKON Wire date and train of arrival of truck ..... date of transfer of contents, and date truck, and train by which forwarded
Ilma Mail bags short from ..... to ..... Stationmaster ascertain from Post Office whether bag despatched and receipt held
IRAN Wire how truck labelled and transit ex yours
IROK Give truck number and date and time of despatch
IVAH Sent as you waybilled, make further enquiries
Jako Place matter in hands of police at once, and advise result of their enquiries
JEHU Have you any enquiry for?
JODA If any damage, advise cause, nature, extent, and location in load, any suggested remedial action
JOPO No damages noted on discharge
JOPI Impact register number ..... despatched in ..... on ..... Return impact register by first 'up' passenger train to Inwards parcels office, Spencer Street, as value and advise despatch details
JORI Impact register number ..... returned as value per train number ..... on .....
(b) Incomplete Particulars, Errors, Damages, etc
JUBA "Transfer goods" entered as under and said to have been damaged. Wire condition received and re-forwarded by you
JUNO Received in bad order. Say in what condition forwarded and what receipt given.
KAXA Consignee refuses to accept. Wire instructions
KEPA No further address known
KESY Unable to contact sender
KOLA Following on hand refused. Send instructions for disposal and give sender notice articles are held by Commissioner at his risk and expense.
KUFY Following on hand for want of better address. Wire full particulars to enable delivery to be effected
LEDA On hand. Wire instructions for disposal
LENO Following trucks received here from your station without waybill. Wire all particulars and forward waybill
LIBO Sent you in error on date named. Forward as early as possible to following Station, referring to this station for invoice.
LION Sent you unentered
LOMA Send copy of invoice(s) or waybill(s) quickly or say if non-issued
LUNA Received unentered or in excess. Wire full particulars and send invoice or copy.
Luxi Your wire received too late to divert ..... here
LYSO Re-direct and forward to .....
Lytu Note destination altered to .....
MAGI If still unable to deliver, dispose of to best advantage
MAZY Wire how disposed of
MENU Wire sender's name and address
MICA Said not to have been delivered
MIRY Delivered on ..... and signed for by .....
MOVU ..... proposes removing furniture and household effects from ..... to .....
MYAL You my recharge or transfer the amount
MYRA Entered 'paid' should be 'to pay' collect and sanction recharge
NADA Entered 'ta pay' said to be 'paid' and refused, wire whether correct, and if not sanction recharge or apply to sender. Reply promptly
NELO Entered to pay should be 'paid' deliver free and recharge
NERI ..... is correct as received by you
NIKO Truck (Number and class) loading with (loading) weight ..... ex (certain station) for (consignee) at (destination station) detained here for repairs
NOAH The undermentioned left behind here. Will follow next train
NODO Consignee claims freight should be paid at your station - advise promptly
NOTA Wire date received at and forwarded from your station and explain any delay to following trucks waybilled from ..... to .....
NUMA Furnish full particulars of forwarding, following with copies of invoices
OBAX Following traffic urgently wanted. If with you, work forward first means, wiring particulars of forwarding
OBOE ..... which left undermentioned station on ..... is urgently wanted. Best possible despatch to be given
Oddo Our COD waybill(used in NSW and Qld only)
ODIC ..... cases butter for ..... in truck
OFOD Contents perishable
OGLE Following loaded trucks on hand incurring demurrage
Okas Permission is required to load ..... standard truck(or trucks) with urgent consignments of .....; freight charges based on ..... tonne capacity minimum
OMAR Until further advised stop receiving ..... for .....
Omat Hold wool for .....
OMBI Following vehicles sent hence per ..... labelled as under and required at ..... alter labels and wire reply
Omed Deposit forfeited, plus any fees for unnecessary haulage as advised by District Superintendent
OMZA The net tonnage for fast intrastate merchandise despatched today for transhipment, and the individual truck numbers and net tonnage in each truck as follows
Onji As special arrangements ..... larger truck (or trucks) may be supplied ..... for urgent consignment and freight charges based on tonne capacity minimum
ONUS Stop sending traffic as under until further advised
ONYX Our invoice or waybill
OPAL Your invoice or waybill
OREB Freight to pay less deposit
Orga Collect fresh deposit
Orid Debit ..... penalty fee for unnecessary haulage in addition to any fees imposed by livestock agent
Ortu Deposit holds good
Orut Deposit holds good, collect prescribed alteration fee, book out and send copy of entry to "Coach"
Orzy Failed to load today, and penalty fee debited
Oske Order received by telephone, deposit not collected
OSSA Deposit paid
Otto Waybills being received for wool without brands being shown. Arrange to show all brands and markings
OVIS .....(type of vehicle) required by ..... arriving ..... on ..... for period of ..... days
Oxat Deposit on horse box to be forfeited. Book out to ..... and send copy of entry to "Coach"
Oxik To unload on platform at ..... entirely at owners risk
Oxot Book K.T. to ..... by first passenger train
Oxto Offer to load off platform at ..... entirely at owners risk
OZEF All charges to pay
OZIN Charges paid
Ozup Load into coffin chamber of EHO on No .....
Ozzo Will be sent in coffin chamber of EHO No .....
Pajo Arrange for joint enquiry to be held at ..... into .....
Paku A joint inquiry will be held at ..... into .....
PASI Acknowledge immediately by wire
Paxa Reply immediately to correspondence on following subject and write fully explaining delay
PEDO With reference to your telegram(or previous telegrams) telephone message of conversation
PEFU With reference to telegrams exchanged
Peja Your wire not understood
Peki More particulars required
PEON With reference to my previous telegram, telephone message or conversation
PIKO With reference to your letter
PINA With reference to telegram from .....
PIZA With reference to my letter
Poax Arrange through District Superintendent
PODU Reply immediately by wire
POLA Reply immediately by letter
Pomo Commissioner's paper waiting, give matter special attention
POZI Reply immediately by wire, and include other stations or offices to which this is addressed
PRAD The following ticket(or tickets) has been surrendered for refund by .....
PREN Certify to amount of fare collected
PROW Is cash refund on the usual basis agreed to?
PRUL Cash refund on usual basis is agreed to provided ticket is not endorsed order, ledger or departmental
PUCI The matter is now in order
Pumo Unable to take up duty ..... likely to be off ..... days
PUNY Wire how matters stand
Pura Take up duty at .....
Pyju Will resume duty
Pyki Failed for duty
Pyod Until further advised
PYRO Send full report at once respecting
RAPO Immediately on receipt of this message
RIMY Take special steps to get important letter by .....
ROSY Not to hand. Send copy by first train
ROVA Confirming my telephone conversation
RUBI Cancel my advice respecting
RULO Am forwarding further particulars by letter
RYOT Your telegram (or letter) upon the following subject has been received. Shall have attention
Ryzu Rainfall during ..... hours ended ..... mm ..... weather .....
Ryzy Vehicle No ..... may be worked forward to ..... behind the brakevan of a suitable goods train during daylight provided locomotive branch certifies fit to travel. If the damaged vehicle is fitted with automatic coupling it must only be worked forward behind a brakevan also fitted with automatic coupling by connecting the automatic couplers on each vehicle but, if fitted with ordinary drawgear, it must be screw coupled. Westinghouse brake to be in use throughout train and on damaged vehicle. Guard to be given written instructions to carefully watch vehicle en route
Sado Vehicle No ..... with damaged ..... now at ..... and requires to be worked to ..... for repairs; wire authority to work forward behind brakevan of suitable goods train during daylight
Sali Water cisterns and lavatory out of order. Please repair as soon as possible
Sano Truck weighbridge out of order. Arrange for man to be sent by first possible train, also for weighing to be done at other stations until further advised
Saot ..... for repairs, being sent to you by .....
SEBA ..... working out of order between ..... and .....
Sest Extra staff in connection with holiday traffic
SEVO ..... out of order, forward another
SILO ..... vehicles on hand here with undermentioned defects
Simu When will truck or trucks under repair at ..... be returned to traffic?
SODI Send man here at once to attend to .....
Soex Carefully examine engine No ..... and wire what wrong and why engine taken off train
SOJA Fault now removed
Soka Engine No ..... unfit for traffic owing to .....
Soko Engine No ..... required for examination at home depot
Suod Inspection due or overdue
Suco Inspection carried out
(b) Supply and Receipt
SOLO Can you supply?
SUSI We are short of the following. Supply at once
TEMA Send on with all speed
TEPO Send by first available goods train
TIXY Wire by what train you send
TOSA Wire when I may expect
Tuto Material being sent to you on Engine No ..... working No .....
TYRO Not yet to hand
UMOT Arrange to provide
UPAS Sent you by .....
UZAL Duly sent hence
VAGA Will be sent by undermentioned train
VEDI Have you received .....? Wire reply
VETO Wire if since to hand
VIAL Since to hand
VINY The following returns are not to hand. Send by next train and write fully explaining delay
Vitu Timesheets not to hand forward at once
VIVA Most urgently wanted
VOCE Serious complaint made
Voka Proceed with all possible speed to .....
Vulu Is ..... desirous of being considered for the position of ..... at .... at .... per annum(or day)
Vuop Roster No ..... for reducing Sunday duty suspended until further notice. Advise all concerned
Vuti Exchange of roster day(or days) off duty
Wako ..... accepts position offered
Wala ..... declines positions offered
Wami Will ..... accept transfer to ..... as ..... to meet his request for removal? He will not be entitled to be recouped expenses incurred in removing
WARY See no delay occurs
Wawy Relief is required to sign on duty at .....
WAXY Give matter special attention
Weda To commence holidays from .....
Wofu Advise particulars of passes required, and confirm on authorised form
Woto State of emergency has been declared under section 16, Bush Fires Act, 1958, in climatic districts ..... from ..... to ..... During this period the lighting of any fires in the open air is prohibited
Yaba Anticipated guards' time for current fortnight is .....
Yadi Arrange to direct Guard ..... at his address
Yafi Guard ..... travelling passenger by ..... to relieve guard on No .....
Yago My guards averaged .....
Yaho Guards' time unevenly balanced, remedy and advise what done
Yaip Approval given for employment of temporary labour on wool, stock or reloads(as case may be). Pay from station cash and submit sheets in usual way to District Superintendent for recoup
Yaka Guard fresh on
Yanu Signed on duty less than ten hours rest
Yaol Guard working ..... will be on duty 12 hours at ..... arrange to watch running and relieve if necessary
Yaqu The following wages are due .....
Yebo Station stores requisition book
Yeca Rest house stores requisition book
Yedu Station requisition book
Yely Requisition for monthly supplies
Yema Send at once requisition for the following despatched to .....
Yepa Your requisition .....
Yepi Can you accept ..... as a substitute
Yera Goods as asked for are unprocurable
ZANY Arrange accordingly
ZEBU Arrange and advise all concerned
ZENO Instruct driver and guard in writing
ZIMA Enginemen to assist engine signed on duty
Zira Enginemen on duty too early on the .....
Zoic Release enginemen of No ..... on arrival to avoid excessive hours
ZOLY Arrange to relieve driver and fireman
ZONA Expect to be on duty over ..... hours on arrival at .....
Zuak Enginemen working No ..... to be returned first available train
ZUDO Passenger by No ..... to relieve ..... on No ..... to avoid excessive hours. Arrange to instruct him where to alight
ZUKA Staffs require balancing between ..... and .....
Zuol Enginemen working No ..... to change over with enginemen working No ..... to avoid .....