This is a list of some key railway phrases in english & german:

  • airport = Flughafen 
  • aisle = gang
  • arrival = ankunft
  • car = Wagen
  • departure = abfahrt
  • entrance = eingang
  • exit = ausgang
  • fast = schnell
  • first class = erste Klasse
  • Information = Information 
  • luggage = Gepack
  • man = Herren
  • seat =  Sitzplatz
  • smoking = Raucher
  • station ( railway / train ) = Bahnhof
  • station - central or main = Hauptbahnhof or Hbf
  • station - long distance = Fernbahnhof or Fernbf ( as at FRA Airport ) 
  • station - regional = Regionalbahnhof or Regionalbf ( as at FRA Airport )
  • toilets = Toiletten
  • track / platform = Gleis
  • train = Zug
  • window = Fenster
  • women = Damen