Engineer's Line References (ELRs)

A (hopefully) comprehensive listing

Codes beginning H

Last update 16 March 2014

Phil Deaves, Swindon, Wiltshire

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ELR Line name Mileages Datum Notes
HAA Hotwells and Avonmouth Line 0.00 - 1.60 Sneyd Park Junction Originally 0.00 - ~6.74 ex Avonmouth.  Remiled 1949, remaining portion to CNX
HAB Hay Branch 9.49 - 11.00 Derby  
HAC Harworth Colliery Branch 11.19 - 16.53 Brancliffe East Junction  
HAD Hadleigh Branch 63.17 - 70.25 Liverpool Street  
HAE Hallside Branch (Newton) 0.00 - 0.56 Bardykes Colliery Siding Ground Frame Served Bardykes Colliery
HAF New Mills Central Junction to Hayfield Line 0.00 - 2.64 New Mills Junction  
HAG Hamworthy Goods Branch 115.54 - 118.05 Waterloo  
HAH Haverton Hill Branch see separate portions
    HAH1 Belasis Lane Junction to Haverton Hill South Junction 0.00 - 0.75 Belasis Lane Junction  
    HAH2 End of Branch to Haverton Hill South 63.34 - 64.42 Leeds Wortley Junction via Ripon  
HAJ Hadfield and Ardwick Junction Line 0.52 - 22.20 Manchester Piccadilly  
HAK Haydock Branch 0.00 - 0.25 (+ ??) Haydock Junction LNWR to connection with Haydock Colliery Railway
HAL Haughley to Laxfield Branch (Mid Suffolk Light Railway) 0.00 - 19.32 Haughley  
HAL Heathrow Airport Line     Listed in error for HLL
HAM Hampton Court Branch 13.05 - 14.76 Waterloo  
HAN Hanwell Loop 0.00 - 0.36 Hanwell East Junction  
HAR King's Lynn Harbour Branch 95.27 - 96.52 Liverpool Street via Clapton  
HAS Harrogate Sidings 0.00 - 0.13 Junction with HAY2  
HAT Harrington Branch 0.00 - 1.35 Harrington Junction  
HAU Habrough Junction to Ulceby South Junction Curve 0.39 - 1.45 Habrough  
HAV Havannah Branch 0.00 - 1.06 Fleet Lane Junction  
HAW Hawes Branch 256.60 - 257.20 St Pancras Included in HGE
HAY Harrogate and York Line see separate portions
    HAY1 York Skelton Junction to Starbeck North Junction 1.50 - 18.60 York  
    HAY2 Starbeck North Junction to Harrogate Station 18.60 - 20.38 York  
HAZ Hatherley Loop/Hatherley Curve 107.39 - 107.78 Paddington via Stroud  
HBB High Barnet Branch 2.48 - 11.17 Kings Cross  
HBD Hindley and Blackrod Branch 0.00 - 3.27 Crow Nest Junction  
HBE Holehouse and Belston Line 0.00 - 6.09 Holehouse Junction  
HBH Helensburgh Branch 16.38 - 24.31 Glasgow Queen Street High Level via Cowlairs and Maryhill Now part of NEM7
HBJ Hawkhill Junction to Blackhouse Junction Line 0.00 - 0.22 Hawkhill Junction now mostly included in ZZA2
HBL Hest Bank Junction to Bare Lane Junction Curve 0.00 - 1.30 Hest Bank Junction  
HBN Hamilton Branch (LNE) 3.30 - 10.77 Glasgow High Street Shettleston Junction to Hamilton
HBP Holt Ballast Pit ?? ?? = M&GN ??
HBR Hull and Barnsley Railway (Hull Alexandra Dock to Stairfoot) see separate portions
    HBR1 Alexandra Dock to Bridges Junction 0.00 - 0.40 Hull Alexandra Dock  
    HBR2 Springbank North Junction to Drax 4.36 - 31.23 Hull Alexandra Dock Junction with HBR3 supposed
    HBR3 Drax to Stairfoot 31.23 - 55.74 Hull Alexandra Dock Junction with HBR2 supposed
HBS Hull Bridlington and Seamer Line 0.25 - 50.43 Hull Paragon  
HBW Holyhead Breakwater 263.52 - 264.47 Euston  
HBZ Hay and Brecon Junction Line 149.43 - 149.55 Paddington via Didcot and Charlbury 149.42 - 149.52 now part HNL2
HCD Holmes Chord 0.00 - 0.62 Holmes Junction  
HCG Hallcraig Branch 0.00 - 1.25 Hallcraig Junction  
HCH Hartington Colliery Branch 0.00 - 1.67 Staveley South Junction  
HCL Honeybourne and Cheltenham Line 0.00 - 20.63 Honeybourne East Loop Junction  
HCM Newcastle-Under-Lyme Branch see separate portions
    HCM1 Apedale Junction to Holditch Junction 0.00 - 1.46 Apedale Junction  
    HCM2 Stoke to Market Drayton 0.00 - 16.06 Newcastle Junction  
    HCM3 Madeley Chord Reversing Sidings to Madeley 0.00 - 0.25 Madeley Junction  
HCN Hartford Curve (CLC Junction to LNW Junction) 0.16 - 0.72 Hartford Junction  
HCQ Hulton Sidings to Chequerbent (Bolton and Kenyon Line) 6.40 - 7.00 ?? Kenyon Junction Adjacent to BKJ
HCS Heaton Carriage Sidings 0.00 - 0.69 Heaton South Junction  
HDB Hertford Branch (Hertford Loop) 4.68 (down)/5.07 (up) - 28.01 (up)/28.15 (down) King's Cross  
HDC Hereford Curve 0.00 - 2.11 Rotherwas Junction  
HDD Hyndland Depot Junction to Hyndland Depot 0.00 - 0.48 Partick Junction/Hyndland Depot Junction  
HDN Hoddlesden Branch 21.16 - 23.28 Manchester Victoria  
HDR Hither Green Dartford and Rochester Line 7.04 - 31.34 Charing Cross  
HDT Hackney Downs and Cheshunt (via Turkey Street) Line 3.04 - 14.28 Liverpool Street  
HDY Hendy Loop 0.00 - 0.46 Morlais Junction East  
HEA Hexham and Allendale Branch 0.00 - ~12.20 Border Counties Junction  
HEB Hertford East Branch 18.38 - 24.19 Liverpool Street via Clapton  
HED Heathrow Express Depot 3.05 - 3.37 Paddington  
HEF Hendreforgan Branch 0.00 - 1.58 Gellyrhaidd Junction  
HEG Hartford East Goods Curve 21.67 - 22.10 Manchester Central  
HEL Helston Branch 0.09 - 8.76 Gwinear Road  
HEM Hawthorn (or Murton) Colliery Branch 15.44 - 21.33 Redmarsh East Junction  
HEN Henley On Thames Branch 31.01 - 35.50 Paddington  
HER Heanor Branch 137.22 - 141.09 King's Cross  
HEX Halesowen Basin Branch 138.40 - 139.14 Paddington via Didcot and Canal Basin Junction (reverse)  
HFB Higham Ferrers Branch 0.00 - 3.41 Irchester Junction  
HFD Hendford Goods Branch 0.00 - 0.21 Hendford Junction  
HFL Hall Farm East Junction to Lea Bridge Junction Line 6.34 - 7.06 Liverpool Street  
HGB Heanor Goods Branch 129.40 - 130.38 St Pancras  
HGC Hazel Grove Chord 2.35 - 2.62 Edgeley Junction No 1  
HGD Hengoed Loop 0.00 - 0.37 Hengoed Junction  
HGE Hawes and Garsdale Line 256.47 - 262.42 St Pancras  
HGG Hurst Green and East Grinstead Branch see separate portions
    HGG1 Hurst Green to East Grinstead 21.35 - 30.26 London Bridge  
    HGG2 Culver Junction to East Grinstead 0.00 - 16.70 Culver Junction  
HGH Haughhead Branch 0.00 - 0.33 Haughhead Colliery Junction Between Newton and Uddingston Central
HGL Hereford Goods Lines     now HGS
HGL Highland Line (Perth to Inverness) see separate portions
    HGL1 Perth to Stanley Junction 150.61 - 158.38 Carlisle via Ravenscraig No 1  
    HGL2 Stanley Junction to Inverness 7.02 - 118.01 Perth  
HGP Hither Green and Grove Park Sidings see separate portions
    HGP1 Not allocated n/a n/a  
    HGP2 Not allocated n/a n/a  
    HGP3 Not allocated n/a n/a  
    HGP4 Loco Depot 7.35 - 7.44 Charing Cross  
    HGP5 Pre-assembly Depot 7.23 - 7.37 Charing Cross  
    HGP6 Down Networker Berthing and Washers 7.54 - 8.31 Charing Cross  
    HGP7 Down Yard Freight Sidings 7.54 - 8.34 Charing Cross  
    HGP8 Grove Park Carriage Berthing Shed 8.22 - 8.59 Charing Cross  
    HGP9 Up Networker Berthing and Washers 7.54 - 8.23 Charing Cross  
HGS Hereford Goods Lines 50.23 - 51.13 Shrewsbury Formerly HGL
HHB Hereford Hay and Brecon Line     now HYB
HHB Haghill Branch (Sighthill - Bellgrove) 0.00 - 0.10 Haghill Junction Haghill Coal & Mineral Depot
HHH Holborn Viaduct (Blackfriars) and Herne Hill Line 0.00 - 4.46 Holborn Viaduct  
HHI Havant to Hayling Island Branch 0.00 - 4.45 Havant  
HHJ Hooton and Helsby Junction Line 0.00 - 8.66 Hooton South Junction  
HHL Harthill Branch 12.26 - 12.63 Mossend North Junction  
HHM Hemel Hempstead Branch 25.20 - 33.59 St Pancras  
HHO Halifax and Holmfield Branch 198.18 - 200.63 King's Cross via Birkenshaw line  
HHT Herne Hill and Tulse Hill Line 4.06 - 5.15 Victoria  
HHW Hatton North Junction to Hatton West Junction Curve 17.66 - 18.21/0.00 - 0.35 Honeybourne/Hatton West Junction  
HIB Hitchin and Bedford Line 0.30 - 16.11 Bedford  
HIG High Street Branch 0.00 - 0.27 Sydney Street Junction  
HIL Hillhouse Quarry Branch 0.00 - 0.67 Shewalton Moss Junction  
HIM High Marnham Branch 9.72 - 27.53 Chesterfield Market Place  
HIN Highgate Incline 1.49 - 2.14 St Pancras  
HIS Highdyke to Stainby Branch 0.00 - 6.00 Highdyke Junction Great Ponton (Near Grantham)
HIW Highworth Branch 0.00 - 5.49 Highworth Junction  
HIY Hull Inward Yard ?? ??  
HJB Hexthorpe Junction to Bentley Junction Link Line (Doncaster Avoiding Line) 0.00 - 3.24 Hexthorpe Junction  
HJL Haydock Junction Line 10.31 - 11.01 Eccles Junction  
HJM Hepscott Junction to Morpeth Curve 19.44 - 20.54 Riverside Junction via Percy Main  
HJS Hessle Road Junction to Saltend 0.00 - 8.56 Hessle Road Junction See ADH1, ADH2 and KGD
HJW Hounslow Junction to Whitton Junction Curve 14.09 - 14.39 Waterloo  
HKB Heatheryknowe Branch 0.00 - 1.24 Heatheryknowe Junction Between Bargeddie and Blairhill, serves Heatheryknowe Colliery and Lockwood Colliery
HLB Holwell Branch 0.00 - 3.45 Holwell Branch Junction  
HLC Bridgehouses Harvest Lane Coal Drops (Sheffield Victoria & Wadsley Bridge) ?? ?? Parallel to GC Sheffield to Manchester Line from Neepsend No 1 Box, shares bridge 128 at 40.49 with main line
HLD Hartlepool Docks Branch 72.20 - 73.08 Leeds Wortley Junction via Harrogate Starbeck and Northallerton Low Level  
HLE Harburn Limeworks Branch 0.00 - 0.49 Harburn Limeworks Junction North of Cobbinshaw
HLF Hall Lane Junction to Foxlow Junction Curve see separate portions
    HLF1 Foxlow Junction to Hall Lane Junction 0.00 - 0.44 Foxlow Junction  
    HLF2 original Foxlow Junction to later Foxlow Junction 150.47 - 150.64 St Pancras  
HLK High Level Bridge Junction to King Edward Bridge South Junction Line 0.00 - 0.48 High Level Bridge Junction  
HLL Heathrow Link Line 11.04 - 16.43 Paddington Formerly LHR, also reported as HAL in error
HLL Heathrow Terminal 5 branch 14.56 - 16.10 Paddington Note that this (reported March 2007) is the same code as Heathrow Link Line, even though it is a different line of route
HLM Haverhill to Long Melford Branch 61.47 - 75.01 Liverpool Street via Marks Tey Junction (reverse) and Sudbury  
HLN Hayes Lane Branch 0.00 - 0.62 Hayes Lane Junction  
HLO Hemsworth Loop 47.39 - 48.11 Hull Alexandra Dock  
HLP Henley to Lapworth Line/Henley-in-Arden Branch 0.00 - 3.40 Rowington Junction  
HLS Willesden High Level Sidings see separate portions
    HLS1 D and E Groups, Cripple and Electric Holding Sidings 5.?? - ?? Camden Road Junction  
    HLS2 High Level Reception Sidings 5.?? - ?? Camden Road Junction  
HLW Heaton Lodge and Wortley Line see separate portions
    HLW1 Heaton Lodge South Junction to Heckmondwike 0.00 - 4.16 Heaton Lodge South Junction (formerly Heckmondwike Junction)  
    HLW2 Heckmondwike to Wortley Junction 4.16 - 13.36 Heaton Lodge South Junction (formerly Heckmondwike Junction)  
HLY Holygate Branch 0.00 - 1.50 Drumshoreland Junction  
HMC Hatfield Main Colliery 6.29 - 7.10 Doncaster Marshgate Junction  
HMD Holmwood Branch 3.07 - 4.16 Pilsley Branch Junction  
HMF Holmfirth Branch 4.31 - 6.16 Huddersfield  
HMG Houghton Main Branch 0.00 - 3.34 Stairfoot North Junction  
HMH Hampole to Moorhouse Loop 163.27 - 164.35 King's Cross  
HMN Hamilton Circle Line (Newton to Motherwell) see separate portions
    HMN1 Motherwell to Ross Junction 0.00 - 1.44 Lesmahagow Junction  
    HMN2 Newton to Ross Junction 0.00 - 6.61 Newton Hamilton Junction  
HMO Moorfields Loop 149.75 - 150.14/0.22 - 0.41 Paddington via Didcot and Charlbury/Moorfields Loop Junction  
HMY Helmsley Branch 0.00 - 18.49 Gilling Junction  
HNB Hendon Branch 0.00 - 1.53 Ryhope Grange Junction  
HNC Hambleton North Curve 3.34 - 4.00 Selby South Junction  
HND Halesowen Branch see separate portions
    HND1 Longbridge to Halesowen Branch 0.00 - 5.70 Halesowen Junction  
    HND2 Halesowen Branch 137.25 - 138.69 Paddington via Didcot  
HNE Haddiscoe North Eastern Curve 0.00 - 0.30 Marsh Junction  
HNL Hereford and Newport Line see separate portions
    HNL1 Red Hill Junction to Maindee West Junction 2.11 - 41.66 Rotherwas Junction  
    HNL2 Hereford Barrs Court to Red Hill Junction 149.07 - 151.65 Paddington via Shelwick and Barrs Court Junction North 149.43 - 149.52 formerly in HBZ
HNO Hartford Northwich Oakleigh Sidings Branch 0.29 - 1.59 Hartford West Junction  
HNP Honeybourne North Loop 0.00 - 0.29 North Loop Junction  
HNR Hanslope Northampton and Rugby Line 56.65 - 84.57 Euston  
HNS Heaton Norris and Guide Bridge Line 0.00 - 4.70 Heaton Norris Junction  
HOB Holmes Branch 0.45 - 0.49 ?? GN goods branch at Lincoln?
HOB Haydock Park Branch (St Helens Branch) see separate portions
    HOB1 Lowton St Marys Junction to Haydock Chord Junction 0.00 - 2.05 Lowton St Marys Junction  
    HOB2 Haydock Branch Junction to Ashton in Makerfield 0.00 - 2.61 Haydock Junction  
    HOB3 Ashton in Makerfield to St Helens Central 4.35 - 8.29 Lowton St Marys Junction  
HOC Holbrook Colliery Branch 0.00 - 1.68 Beighton Junction  
HOD Hodbarrow Branch 0.00 - 1.60 junction with CBC1  
HOK Horrocksford Branch 0.00 - 0.42 Horrocksford Junction  
HOL Harwich Branch (Old Line) 67.35 - 69.21 Liverpool Street  
HOM Holwell Branch Extension 3.35 - 6.65 Holwell Branch Junction  
HON Honeybourne North Loop     now HNP
HON Hopetown Branch 0.00 - 1.19 Hopetown Junction  
HOR Hornsea Branch 2.46 - 15.51 Hull Paragon  
HOS Holgate Junction to Skelton Line 0.00 - 1.58 Holgate Junction  
HOT Horwich Town Branch 0.00 - 1.04 Blackrod Junction  
HOU Hounslow Loop 7.15 - 14.38 Waterloo  
HOV       See HTN
HOW Horninglow Branch 10.21 - 10.66 Derby  
HOY Holywell Branch 0.00 - 1.49 Holywell Junction  
HPB Heap Bridge Branch 12.16 - 13.17 Manchester Victoria  
HPC Hare Park Junction to Crofton West Junction Curve 171.70 - 173.22 King's Cross  
HPK Hawthornden Junction to Penicuik Branch 0.00 - 4.33 Hawthornden Junction  
HPN Hamilton Palace Branch 0.00 - 0.25 Hamilton Palace Branch Junction Presumed to refer to joint Cal/NB connection from the NB Bothwell Branch to main Hamilton Palace Branch HPY
HPQ Harwich Parkeston Quay Goods Yard 67.67 - 68.60 Liverpool Street  
HPW Harringay Park West Curve 0.00 - 0.25 Harringay Junction  
HPY Hamilton Palace Colliery Branch (Uddingston) 0.00 - 1.50 Bothwell Junction Fallside Joint Cal/NB route
HPZ Hobbs Point Branch 286.04 - 286.54 Paddington via Stroud  
HQU Holmfield to Queensbury N and E Branch 195.72 - 198.18 King's Cross via Birkenshaw line  
HRD Halls Road Lower Section see separate portions
    HRD1 Lime Kiln Junction to Halls Road Junction 6.18 - 6.49 Ebbw Junction  
    HRD2 Halls Road Junction to Penar Junction 0.00 - 4.67 Halls Road Junction  
HRL Huntershill Branch ?? ?? Huntershill Quarry south of Bishopriggs, private siding
HRN Harborne Branch 0.00 - 2.39 Harborne Junction  
HSA Hatton and Stratford-On-Avon Branch 8.63 - 18.12 Honeybourne 0.00 - 8.63 are STD
HSC Hambleton South Curve 174.10 - 175.33 King's Cross  
HSE Hawkesbury Street Junction to Archcliffe Junction Line (Dover) 0.00 - 0.16/76.36 - 76.53 Archcliffe Junction/Charing Cross via Chelsfield  
HSF Horwich South East Fork Line 16.59 - 17.17 Manchester Victoria  
HSG Hassockrigg Branch (Shotts) 0.00 - 0.68 Hartwoodhill Junction  
HSJ Handsworth to Stourbridge Junction Line 132.47 - 133.32 Paddington  
HSL Honeybourne South Loop     now HSP
HSL Hythe And Sandgate Branch 65.29 - 68.33 Charing Cross  
HSP Honeybourne South Loop 0.00 - 0.41 South Loop Junction Formerly HSL
HSS Hatfield to St Albans Branch 17.74 - 23.61 King's Cross = SAH
HST High Street Junction to Shields Junction Chord (Glasgow Central) 0.00 - 2.35 High Street Junction Part formerly SSR
HSW Haddiscoe South West Curve 16.08 - 16.48 Norwich  
HSZ Halls Siding 9.17 - 9.33 Courtybella  
HTF Hurstbourne Junction to Fullerton Junction Line 61.26 - 68.48 Waterloo  
HTG Hoo to Grain Branch 27.19 - 38.52 Charing Cross via Dartfod Loop  
HTH Hammersmith Branch 0.08 - 1.32 Paddington Part of modern-day Hammersmith and City Line
HTJ Torrisholme Junction No 1 to Torrisholme Junction No 2 0.00 - 0.43/262.38 - 263.01 Torrisholme Junction No 1/St Pancras  
HTL Hamiltonhill Lines 0.00 - 0.59 Possil Junction, Caledonian Railway Terminated at Ruchill Hospital, originally to Hamilton Hill Goods
HTM Haywood Junction to Thorpe Junction (Shaftholme Flyover) 67.66 - 69.58 Manchester Victoria via Rochdale and Wakefield Kirkgate  
HTN Harton Branch 0.00 - 1.60 Cleadon Junction Different source suggests code is HOV
HTS Hunts Cross East Junction to Southport Lord Street Branch (Liverpool North Extension Railway) 7.28 - 31.14 Liverpool Central Structure also shown at 2.08
HTW Heath Town Junction to Walsall Lichfield Road Junction 46.73 - 53.24 Derby via Water Orton  
HTY Heaton Yard 2.18 - 2.70 Newcastle  
HTZ Howlerslade Tramway 14.54 - 15.58 Berkeley Road Junction  
HUE Hunslet East Branch 0.00 - 1.14 Neville Hill West Junction  
HUG Hull Goods Yard ?? ??  
HUL Hull Line (Leeds to Hull) see separate portions
    HUL1 Hull Station to Selby 0.00 - 30.40 Hull Paragon  
    HUL2 Selby to Selby South Junction 30.40 - 31.12 HullParagon  
    HUL3 Selby South Junction to Micklefield 0.00 - 10.50 Selby South Junction  
    HUL4 Micklefield to Leeds City Station 10.50 - 20.50 Selby South Junction Extended 2001 from 20.47
HUN Hunterston Branch 0.00 - 3.58 Hunsterton Junction  
HUS Huskisson Branch 14.76 - 17.79 Liverpool Central  
HWB Highbridge Wharf Branch 22.34 - 23.01 Evercreech Junction  
HWD Hackney Wick Goods Depot 0.00 - 0.18 Hackney Wick Junction  
HWE Howe Bridge East Curve (Atherton Junction to Howe Bridge East Junction) 0.00 - 0.27 Howe Bridge East Junction  
HWG Hartford West Goods Curve 0.00 - 0.29 Hartford West Junction  
HWH Hartlepool to West Hartlepool Branch 0.00 - 1.26 Cemetery West Junction  
HWL Hartwoodhill Branch 0.00 - 1.00 Barton Siding Near Shotts
HWS Heacham to Wells-Next-The-Sea Branch (West Norfolk Line) 1.64 - 20.11/13.67 - 32.04 Hunstanton/King's Lynn  
HWT Hawcoat Branch 0.00 - 0.52 Ormsgill Junction  
HXH Halifax High Level Branch 198.25 - 201.33 King's Cross via Birkenshaw line  
HXS Hunts Cross to Southport Line see separate portions
    HXS1 Liverpool Central to Hunts Cross 0.00 - 6.11 Liverpool Central  
    HXS2 Sandhills Junction to Liverpool Central 34.75 - 37.12 Manchester Victoria  
    HXS3 Sandhills Junction to Southport 1.41 - 18.35 Liverpool Exchange  
HYB Hereford Hay and Brecon Line 0.00 - 25.50 Hereford  
HYD Hyndland West Curve (Anniesland) 0.00 - 0.16 Hyndland North Junction  
HYL Hayle Wharf Branch 0.00 - 0.54 Hayle Wharf Branch Junction  
HYM Healey Mills Traction Maintenance Depot 42.57 - 43.63 Manchester Victoria via Todmorden  
HYT Hythe Tramway 53.41 - 53.52 Liverpool Street  
HYZ Hayes Creosote Depot ~10.22 - 10.71 Paddington  

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