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Codes beginning G

Last update 1 November 2017

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ELR Line name Mileages Datum Notes
GAA Glasgow Airport Rail Link 0.00 - 1.20 Branch junction Never built
GAC Gateside Colliery Branch 0.00 - 0.20 Gateside Box Between Cambuslang and Newton
GAE Gaer Branch 159.32 - 160.24 Paddington via Stroud  
GAL Garnkirk Lines ?? ??  
GAM Gartness Branch (LMS) 8.69 - 10.12 Rutherglen East Junction Gartness Junction to Gartness Colliery
GAN Gartness Branch (LNE) 0.00 - 1.11 Clarkston Clarkston to Gartness Colliery
GAR Garndiffaith Branch 0.00 - 0.19 Garndiffaith Junction  
GAV Gartverrie Branch ?? ?? Coatbridge, Gartgill
GAW Garw Branch see separate portions
    GAW1 Ynysawdre Junction to Brynmenyn Junction 0.24 - 0.55 Tondu Middle Junction  
    GAW2 Brynmenyn Junction to Blaengarw 0.00 - 5.74 Brynmenyn Junction  
GBA Glasgow Barrhead and Kilmarnock Line 0.00 - 0.61 Gorbals Junction  
GBB Great Bridge Branch 135.03 - 136.47 Paddington via Didcot  
GBK Glasgow Barrhead and Kilmarnock Line 1.19 - 23.49 Gorbals Junction  
GBL Gowdall and Braithwell Line 0.00 - 21.29 Aire Junction  
GBN Guide Bridge East Curve 0.00 - 0.43 Dukinfield Junction  
GBR Grindford Bar Branch 0.00 - 0.20 ?? Grindford Bar Siding Between Blackrod and Adlington
GBS Guide Bridge Sidings see separate portions
    GBS1 Brookside Sidings -0.05 - 0.46 Guide Bridge West Junction  
    GBS2 Avenue Sidings 0.21 - 0.46 Guide Bridge West Junction  
GBZ Gravel Bridge Loop 0.00 - 0.12 Burry Port Dock Junction  
GCB Glapwell Colliery Branch 0.00 - 0.46 Glapwell Colliery Sidings Junction  
GCC Garsfield and Chopwell Colliery Branch (Derwenthaugh) ?? ?? Derwenthaugh Railway, became National Coal Board property
GCD Great Chesterford Siding 45.60 - 45.75 Liverpool Street via Clapton  
GCG Glencraig Colliery to Glencraig Junction ?? ??  
GCH Grange Court and Hereford Line     Now GCT
GCH Guildford Peasmarsh Junction to Christ's Hospital Stammerham Junction Line     Now CPJ
GCL Glasgow Central Line ?? ?? Finnieston - Maryhill
GCM Great Central Main Line 46.72 - 56.16 Manchester  
GCT Grange Court and Hereford Line 121.37 - 144.05 Paddington via Stroud 143.02 - 144.05 now 52.19 - 51.15 ex Shrewsbury in SHL
GCZ Greyfield Colliery Branch 0.00 - 1.19 Clutton  
GDB Glenesk Junction to Dalkeith Branch 7.63 - 8.23 Edinburgh Waverley  
GDK Garvel Dock Branch 0.00 - 1.34 Garvel Dock Branch Junction  
GDL Goole Docks Line 0.00 - 1.00 Mineral Junction  
GDW Glossop to Dinting West Junction Curve Branch 0.00 - 1.05 Glossop  
GEC Greenford East Curve 8.44 - 8.70 Paddington via West Ealing  
GEH Gelderd Road Junction and Holbeck Line (Leeds) 184.22 - 185.01 King's Cross Possibly same as DOL4
GEL Gelligroes Loop 0.00 - 0.22 Gelligroes Junction  
GEN Genwen Branch 0.52 - 1.40 ?? Llandilo Junction  
GES GEC Siding: Stafford No 4 132.50 - 133.33 Euston  
GFB Gas Factory Junction to Bow Junction Curve 2.57 - 3.28 Fenchurch Street  
GFD Glenfield Branch 0.00 - 0.22 Glenfield Works Siding Riccarton & Graig goods station, Kilmarnock
GFF Griff Branch 0.00 - 1.50 Griff Junction  
GFG Gollanfield to Fort George Branch 0.14 - 1.60 Gollanfield  
GFR Gleniffer Branch 9.44 - 10.29 Port Eglinton Junction From Thornley Park Junction on Paisley West to Barrhead Central branch
GGE Gorgie Loop (Gorgie Junction to Haymarket West Junction) 0.00 - 0.40 Gorgie Junction  
GGG Gorgie Goods Branch 0.00 - 0.43 Gorgie Junction  
GGN Gilgarran Branch 0.00 - 7.32 Ullock Junction  
GGR Garngaber Branch 0.00 - 1.25 Garngaber Junction Garngaber Junction to Bridgend Junction, near Lenzie
GGZ Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen Loop 0.00 - 0.15 Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen Never opened
GHB Gatehead and Hurlford Branch 0.00 - 3.69 Thirdpart Junction  
GHD (Gloucester) High Orchard and Docks Branch 94.00 - 94.21 Derby  
GHE Gartsherrie South Junction to Gartcosh Junction Curve 95.63 - 97.06 Carlisle via Ravenscraig No 1  
GHL Greenhill Curve 0.00 - 0.60 Greenhill Upper Junction  
GHM Goole High Level Mineral Line 0.00 - 1.00 ??  
GHO High Orchard Branch 93.23 - 94.12 Derby  
GHS Great Howard Street Goods Branch 35.62 - 36.25 Manchester Victoria  
GHT Gravel Hill Branch 0.00 - ~1.58 Junction with TRE  
GIB Gildersome Branch 180.11 - 190.29 King's Cross  
GIF Giffen Branch see separate portions
    GIF1 Lugton Loop to Lugton Junction
("Official" sources quote Lugton to Barrmill Junction in error)
0.00 - 0.19 Lugton loop  
    GIF2 Lugton Junction to Barrmill Junction
("Official" sources quote Barrmill Junction to Giffen Junction in error)
0.00 - 2.70 Lugton Junction  
    GIF3 Barrmill Junction to Kilbirnie Junction
("Official" sources quote Giffen Junction to Kilbirnie Junction in error)
0.00 - 0.79 Barrmill Junction  
    GIF4 Kilbirnie Junction to Giffen naval base 0.00 - 0.27 Kilbirnie Junction  
GIL Gilfach Branch 0.00 - 2.08 Hendreforgan Junction  
GIR Girvan Junction to Girvan Depot 61.60 - 62.24 Bridge Street Station via Dalry  
GJB Grove Junction to Birchden Junction Line see separate portions
    GJB1 Birchden Junction to Groombridge Junction 27.75 - 28.60 Brighton  
    GJB2 Groombridge Junction to Grove Junction 46.22 - 50.40 London Bridge via Rowfant  
GJC Gannow Junction and Colne Branch 21.03 - 27.41 Farington Curve Junction  
GJH Gretna Branch 0.00 - 3.18 Longtown Junction  
GKB Gask Branch 0.00 - 1.15 Gask Junction On Townhill Junction to Steelend branch, Dunfermline
GLA Glascoed ROF Branch     Now GRF
GLA Gaerwen Llangwyllog and Amlwch Branch 0.00 - 17.54 Gaerwen Junction  
GLB Glasson Branch 0.00 - 5.16 Lancaster Junction  
GLD Gloucester Llanthony Docks Branch 0.00 - 1.21 Gloucester Docks Junction  
GLK Glengarnock Works Branch 0.00 - 0.25 + sidings Glengarnock No 2 Box  
GLL Glasgow Lines ?? ?? Balornock Junction - Dalmarnock
GLM Glovers Mill Sidings (Killamarsh) 0.01 - 0.75 Killamarsh North Junction On LDEC Beighton branch
GLN Garlieston Branch 64.56 - 65.79/
45.06 - 46.19
Dumfries/Castle Douglas No 2 Signal Box  
GLT Green Lane Junction and Tyne Dock Line 0.56 - 1.43 Boldon Colliery Junction  
GLY Gainsborough Lower Yard 98.09 - 98.30 Huntingdon South Junction via St Ives (reverse)  
GMC Greater Manchester Council Branch (Woodley) 39.64 - 40.14 Liverpool Central  
GMH Grangemouth Branch 0.00 - 5.34 Grangemouth Junction  
GMJ Garriongill and Morningside Junction Branch 0.00 - 1.55 Garriongill Junction = CTS, before remiling
GMS Grantham Metals Sidings 104.72 - 105.64 King's Cross  
GNB Glenochil Branch (Menstrie & Glenochil) c0.74 - c2.28 Cambus From MTE.  Glenochil Colliery south of Menstrie to Alva line.  Line opened 27 August 1956, colliery closed June 1962
GNE Gunnie Yard Branch 7.49 - 8.43 High Street via Sunnyside Junction (reverse)  
GNN Greenburn Opencast Line 0.00 - 2.13 New Greenburn Junction  
GNQ Gobowen and Nantmawr Quarry Branch see separate portions
    GNQ1 Gobowen to Oswestry milepost change 0.00 - 2.19 Oswestry Branch Junction  
    GNQ2 Tanat Valley Branch from Llynclys Junction 0.00 - 2.25 Llynclys Junction  
    GNQ3 Llanymynech to Nantmawr Quarry 0.00 - 3.70 Llanymynech South Junction  
    GNQ4 Whitchurch - Buttington Junction 0.00 - 31.23 Whitchurch, Cambrian Junction Includes WBJ
    GNQ5 Tanat Valley Branch (part) 2.44 - 15.76 Llynclys Junction  
GNT Garnant Branch 10.02 - 16.49 Llandeilo Junction  
GNW Glapwell New Colliery Branch 0.00 - 1.01 Glapwell New Colliery Junction  
GNY Gloucester New Yards see separate portions
    GNY1 Off SWM2 113.12 - 113.49 Paddington via Stroud  
    GNY2 Off CHL 92.35 - 92.77 Derby  
GOB Gulf Oil Refinery Branch 0.00 - 2.35 + sidings Gulf Oil Branch Junction  
GOC Goldthorpe Colliery Branch 15.17 - 16.79 Burton Salmon  
GOJ Gospel Oak to Junction Road Junction Line 0.00 - 0.58 Gospel Oak Junction  
GOO Goonbarrow Branch 287.40 - 290.48 Paddington via Box and Plymouth Millbay (reverse)  
GOR Goole Oakhill Junction to Rawcliffe Bridge Junction 72.26 - 73.62 Manchester Victoria via Rochdale and Wakefield Kirkgate  
GOT Gotham Branch 0.00 - 2.31 Gotham Branch Junction DD-DD-DD-DD Batman
GOU Gourock Line see separate portions
    GOU1 Wallneuk Junction to Stoney Brae 6.34 - 6.53 Bridge Street Junction  
    GOU2 Stoney Brae to Gourock 107.70 - 126.58 Carlisle via Motherwell, Larkfield Junction and Terminus Junctions  
GOV Govan Docks Branch 2.01 - 2.78 Bridge Street  
GPP Greenock Princes Pier Line 16.70 - 24.55 Glasgow Bridge Street  
GPV Grain to Port Victoria Line 38.24 - 39.51 Charing Cross via Dartford Loop  
GRA Grahamston Branch 0.00 - 0.69 Falkirk Grahamston Junction  
GRB Grange Branch 0.00 - 1.24 Grange Junction  
GRC Grimethorpe Colliery Branch see separate portions
    GRC1 Dearne Valley to mileage change 0.00 - 0.30 Dearne Valley North Junction  
    GRC2 Mileage change to Grimethorpe 55.77 - 58.31 Manchester Victoria  
GRD Greetland Junction to Dryclough Junction Curve 0.00 - 1.11 Dryclough Junction  
GRE Graham Road Curve 2.55 - 2.79 Liverpool Street  
GRF Glascoed ROF Branch 27.21 - 27.52 Ross-on-Wye via Glascoed Junction (reverse direction and count) Formerly GLA
GRG Guildford and Reading Line see separate portions
    GRG1 Guildford to Ash Junction 30.28 - 35.50 Waterloo Now GTW1
    GRG2 Ash Junction to Reading 48.34 - 68.68 Charing Cross via Redhill 48.34 - 61.74 now part of GTW2.  61.74 - 68.68 now part of RDG2
GRM Granton Branch (LMS) 100.05 - 103.46 Carlisle via Carstairs (reverse)  
GRN Granton Branch (LNE) 2.25 - 4.18 Edinburgh Waverley  
GRO Grougar Branch ?? ?? East Ayrshire area
GRS Grantham and Skegness Line see separate portions
    GRS1 Barkston South Junction to 112MP 109.56 - 112.00 King's Cross via Grantham  
    GRS2 112MP to Boston Sleaford Line Junction 112.00 - 137.06 King's Cross via Grantham  
    GRS3 Boston Sleaford Line Junction to Firsby East Junction 106.70 - 122.22 King's Cross via Spalding  
    GRS4 Firsby East Junction to Skegness 0.26 - 9.17 Firsby North Junction  
GRW Griffin Wharf Branch 0.00 - 0.77 Halifax Junction  
GRZ Grafton Curve 68.49 - 69.12 Paddington  
GSB Guild Street Branch 10.27 - 11.08 Derby  
GSD Grangetown Shell Depot 19.35 - 19.68 Darlington  
GSE Goole and Selby Extension Line 0.00 - 1.03 Boothferry Road Junction  
GSF Glenburnie Junction to St Fort (North Fife) Branch 0.00 - 12.15 St Fort North Junction  
GSG Gresty Road Salop Goods 0.00 - 0.37 Gresty Lane Junction  
GSJ Galton Junction to Stourbridge Junction (Galton Branch and Stourbridge Extn Line) see separate portions
    GSJ1 Galton Junction to Smethwick West Junction 3.64 - 4.08 Birmingham New Street  
    GSJ2 Smethwick West Junction to Stourbridge North Junction 133.32 - 141.06 Paddington via Oxford  
GSL Gosforth Loop 0.00 - 0.37 Gosforth East Junction  
GSM Kettering North Junction and Melton Mowbray Line see separate portions
    GSM1 Kettering North Junction to Manton Junction 73.73 - 90.24 St Pancras via Corby  
    GSM2 Manton Junction to Melton Junction 90.24 - 105.70 St Pancras via Corby  
    GSM3 Syston South Junction to Melton Junction 103.72 - 113.36 St Pancras via Leicester  
    GSM4 Melton Junction to Nottingham 105.70 - 123.07 St Pancras via Corby  
GSR Grassmoor Branch 143.56 - 147.32 St Pancras  
GST Gilmilnscroft Branch 0.00 - 1.78 Gilmilnscroft Branch Junction  
GSW Glasgow and South Western Line 33.44 - 116.13 Bridge Street Station via Dalry  
GTB General Terminus Branch (GSW) 1.19 - 1.69 St Enoch  
GTN London Road Junction to Bonnington South Line 1.03 - 2.25 Edinburgh Waverley = part WAV
GTP Gorton Junction to Throstle Nest South Junction Line see separate portions
    GTP1 Gorton Junction to Hyde Road Junction (Gorton Curve) 0.00 - 0.49 Gorton Junction  
    GTP2 Fairfield Junction to Chorlton Junction 0.00 - 6.33 Fairfield Junction  
    GTP3 Throstle Nest East Junction to Chorlton Junction 1.41 - 3.44 Manchester Central  
    GTP4 Trafford Park East Junction to Throstle Nest South Junction 31.65 - 32.33 Liverpool Central  
GTS Terminus Junction to General Terminus 101.62 - 102.42 Carlisle  
GTW Guildford to Wokingham Line see separate portions
    GTW1 Guildford to Ash Junction 30.35 - 35.50 Waterloo via Worpleston and Guildford (reverse)  
    GTW2 Ash Junction to Wokingham 48.34 - 61.72 Charing Cross via Redhill  
GTY Gloucester "T" Yard 113.17 - 113.40 Paddington via Stroud Now part of GNY1
GUA Grendon Underwood to Ashendon Junction 159.10 - 165.21 Manchester 164.70 - 165.21 = 34.07 - 33.56 on NAJ2
GUB Guisborough to Brotton Line 8.79 - 15.13 Guisborough Junction  
GUD Aberdeen Guild Street Freight Branch 0.00 - 0.30 Guild Street Goods  
GUE Guiseley Branch see separate portions
    GUE1 Guiseley Station Junction to Esholt Junction 204.32 - 205.07 St Pancras via Cudworth  
    GUE2 Esholt Junction to Dockfield Junction 0.00 - 3.38 Esholt Junction  
GUH Guisborough Branch 5.30 - 9.49 Guisborough Junction  
GUY Yeadon Branch 0.00 - 1.23 Rawdon Junction  
GVA Geneva Loop 0.00 - 0.34 Snipe House Junction  
GVB Golden Valley Branch 0.00 - 18.52 Pontrilas  
GWA Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen Branch 14.59 - 17.02 Llandeilo Junction  
GWB North Greenwich Branch 2.73 - 4.39 Fenchurch Street  
GWE Gwendraeth Valley Branch 0.00 - 2.15 Mileage change 6ch East of Kidwelly Junction  
GWJ Greetwell East Junction to Washingborough Junction Line 136.10 - 137.10 King's Cross via Boston  
GWL Goodwick & Letterston Branch   Paddington via Stroud Duplicates part of NPF
GWR Gaswater Branch 0.00 - 1.21 Gaswater Branch Junction Near Cronberry
GXO Glaxo Branch 0.00 - 2.40 Plumpton Junction  

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