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Codes beginning R

Last update 1 November 2017

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ELR Line name Mileages Datum Notes
RAC Radford Junction to Linby Colliery Branch 125.56 - 136.66 St Pancras via Corby  
RAD Radyr Branch 0.26 - 4.41 Cardiff Central  
RAM Ramp Line (Port Talbot) 0.00 - 0.74 Ramp Line (Overbridge) Junction  
RAN Ramsey North Branch 69.29 - 75.14/
0.00 - 5.65
King's Cross/Holme  
RAV Ravenscraig No 1 Branch 87.68 - 88.39 Carlisle To 89.14 ??
RAZ Rassa Tramroad 20.27 - 22.72 Courtybella  
RBF Redheugh Bank Foot Line see separate portions
    RBF1 Swalwell Junction to mileage change 3.15 - 3.79 Newcastle Part of NEC1 formation
    RBF2 Mileage change to West Dunston 0.00 - 0.63 Wickham Junction  
    RBF3 Redheugh Branch 0.63 - 1.67 Whickham Junction  
RBG Raebog Branch 0.00 - 0.62 Raebog Junction  
RBJ Brownieside Branch 0.00 - 1.46 Rawyards  
RBS Rugby Birmingham and Stafford Line see separate portions
    RBS1 Rugby to Birmingham 83.18 - 112.73 Euston  
    RBS2 Birmingham to Bushbury Junction 0.05 - 14.43 Birmingham New Street  
    RBS3 Bushbury Junction to Stafford 15.32 - 28.50 Birmingham Curzon Street via Bescot  
RBY Reedham Berney Arms and Yarmouth Line 12.28 - 19.35 Norwich  
RBZ Riverside Branch (Llanelly) 224.66 - 225.20 Paddington via Stroud  
RCB Rutherglen and Coatbridge Branch 0.00 - 7.04 Rutherglen East Junction  
RCD Rossington Colliery Branch 71.58 - 72.63 Manchester Victoria via Wakefield Black Carr East junction - Rossington Colliery, constructed by LNER but continued Dearne Valley mileage
RCH Ringwood to Christchurch Line 103.72 - 112.23 Waterloo  
RCL Riddochill Branch 0.00 - 0.23 Bathgate  
RCM Ramcroft Colliery Branch 0.00 - 0.45 Ramcroft Colliery Junction  
RDB Runcorn Dukes Dock Branch 0.00 - 1.18 Runcorn Junction  
RDG Reading Line see separate portions
    RDG1 Waterloo to Wokingham Junction 0.05 - 36.35 Waterloo  
    RDG2 Wokingham Junction to Reading 61.72 - 68.68 Charing Cross via Redhill Formerly part GRG2
RDK Ramsden Dock Branch (Barrow in Furness) see separate portions
    RDK1 Salthouse Junction to Ramsden Dock 27.59 - 29.69 Carnforth  
    RDK2 Buccleuch Junction to Hindfool North 28.14 - 30.28 Carnforth  
RDL Renfrew and District Line 1.62 - 3.71 Cardonald Junction  
RDO unknown line near St Pancras ?? St Pancras  
RDR Redcar 20.09 - 22.16 Darlington  
RDW Red Wharf Bay and Benllech Branch 0.00 - 6.60 Holland Arms Junction  
RDY Radyr Down Yard 3.76 - 4.35 Cardiff Central  
REB Redmire Branch see separate portions
    REB1 Northallerton Low Junction to Castle Hills Inner Junction 0.00 - 0.48 Northallerton Low Junction  
    REB2 Castle Hills Inner Junction to Redmire 0.48 - 22.34 Northallerton Low Junction  
    REB3 Redmire to Hawes 22.34 - 33.48 Northallerton Low Junction  
    REB4 Castle Hill Junction to Castle Hills Inner Junction 0.00 - 0.28 Castle Hills Junction  
RED Redhill Line see separate portions
    RED1 Stoats Nest Junction to Coulsdon mileage change 14.24 - 15.02 London Bridge  
    RED2 Coulsdon mileage change to Earlswood Junction 16.66 - 23.16 Charing Cross  
REN Renfrew Branch see separate portions
    REN1 Waps to Porterfield Road 0.39 - 2.00 Green Law Junction  
    REN2 Paisley Green Law Junction to Cart Harbour 0.00 - 0.75 Green Law Junction  
RET Retew Branch 0.07 - 4.02 St Dennis Junction  
REX Rexco Sidings see separate portions
    REX1 Ollerton West Junction to mileage change 0.00 - 0.60 Ollerton West Junction  
    REX2 Mileage change to Rexco Sidings 4.78 - 5.20 Farnsfield Junction Off MFD2
REY Ramsgate Yards see separate portions
    REY1 details currently unknown      
    REY2 details currently unknown      
RFL Preston Ribble Fork Line 0.00 - 0.22 Middleforth Junction  
RFM Reading Feeder Main Line 36.13 - 36.74 Paddington  
RFR Reading Feeder Relief Line 36.25 - 36.xx Paddington  
RFW Renfrew Branch 2.00 - 3.20 Green Law Junction  
RGH Rough Castle Branch 0.00 - 2.40 Rough Castle Branch Junction  
RGW Romford Gas Works and Lower Yard 12.00 - 12.27 Liverpool Street  
RGY Rugby Goods Yards see separate portions
    RGY1 South TMD and Carriage Sidings 81.75 - 82.44 Euston via Kilsby  
    RGY2 North and Stabling Sidings 82.49 - 83.14 Euston via Kilsby  
RHB Ramsgate Harbour Branch 0.00 - 1.19/
77.73 - 79.12
Harbour Junction/
Victoria via Herne Hill
 
RHD Rosyth Royal Dockyard Branch see separate portions
    RHD1 Inverkeithing South Junction to mile post 1 0.02 - 1.00 Inverkeithing South Junction  
    RHD2 Mile post 1 to Rosyth Dock 1.00 - 2.21 Inverkeithing South Junction  
RHE Ripley and Heanor Railway see separate portions
    RHE1 Extension No 1 129.71 - 133.37 St Pancras  
    RHE2 Extension No 2 133.37 - 135.30 St Pancras  
RHN Robin Hood - Newmarket Colliery (Bottom Boat) ?? ?? Leeds area
RHO Rhos Branch 0.00 - 3.19 Rhos Junction  
RHS Roundhouse Branch 0.00 - 0.49 Roundhouse Junction  
RHY Rothesay Dock Lines see separate portions
    RHY1 Clydebank Dock Junction to Clydebank Dock West Junction 0.00 - 0.28 Clydebank Dock Junction See also ZZE7
    RHY2 Clydebank Dock West Junction to Rothesay Dock Boundary 0.28 - 0.51 Clydebank Dock Junction See also ZZE7
    RHY3 Clydebank Dock West Junction to Yoker Junction 0.00 - 0.26 Clydebank Dock West Junction See also ZZE7
RIC Riccarton Branch see separate portions
    RIC1 Kay Park Junction to Bellfield Junction 0.00 - 1.06 Kay Park Junction  
    RIC2 Riccarton to Bellfield Junction 1.75 - 2.20 Thirdpart Junction  
RID Richmond Branch 0.00 - 9.69 Eryholme Junction  
RIG Renishaw Ironworks Branch (GC) 0.30 - 0.32 Renishaw Central Station  
RIK Rickmansworth Branch see separate portions
    RIK1 Rickmansworth Branch 0.31 - 3.36 Watford High St Junction  
    RIK2 Croxley Mills Branch 0.00 - 0.38 Croxley Mills Ground Frame  
RIM Renishaw Ironworks Branch (Mid) 0.31 - 0.38 + private portion Renishaw Iron Co's Siding Junction  
RIP Ripponden Branch 28.59 - 32.39 Manchester Victoria via Sowerby Bridge Junction (reverse)  
RJB Romiley Junction to Bredbury Junction Line (Romiley Curve) 178.30 - 179.59 St Pancras  
RJS Roudham Junction to Swaffham Line 0.00 - 18.41 Swaffham station  
RKN Rankinston Colliery Branch 0.00 - 0.42 Rankinston Branch Junction  
RLB Riddings Junction to Langholm Branch 0.00 - 7.09 Riddings Junction  
RLG Rillington Junction to Grosmont Junction 0.00 - 24.44 Rillington Junction  
RLL Reading Low Level Goods Lines 68.25 - 68.54 Charing Cross via Redhill Modern route mostly on old RLL2 formation
RLL Reading Low Level Goods Lines see separate portions
    RLL1 Kings Meadow to Reading Coal Yard 35.08 - 36.10 Paddington  
    RLL2 Connecting line from RDG2 to RLL1, passing under MLN1 35.30 - 35.48/
68.24 - 68.42
Paddington/Charing Cross  
RLY Ripple Lane Yards 8.60 - 10.27 Fenchurch Street  
RMB Roddymoor Branch ?? ?? Near Durham
RMJ Rowrah - Marron Junction line 3.49 - 17.77 Mire House Junction  
RML Rotherham Maltby and Laughton Railway see separate portions
    RML1 Thurcroft Colliery Siding to Braithwell Junction 6.32 - 8.48 Brancliffe East Junction  
    RML2 Braithwell Junction to Silverwood Colliery 8.48 - 10.39 Brancliffe East Junction  
RMS Ramsgate to Margate Sands Line 0.00 - 3.64 Ramsgate Town listed to 5.08
RMY Roath Marshalling Yard 3.77 - 4.43 Roath Branch Junction  
RNC Rutherglen West Curve 0.00 - 0.29 Rutherglen West Junction Rutherglen West Junction to Rutherglen North Junction.  Possibly also known as North Curve
RNH Rosehall North Branch 0.00 - 0.48 Rosehall North Box Serves Rosehall Collieries Nos 3, 12 and 14, NB near Whifflet
RNJ Reading New Junction 67.76 - 68.35 Charing Cross via Redhill  
RNR Romney Junction to New Romney Line 72.41 - 75.46 (later 73.64 - 78.16) Charing Cross via Chelsfield  
RNW Runton to North Walsham Line see separate portions
    RNW1 Newstead Lane Junction to Runton West Junction 13.12 - 13.63 North Walsham via Mundesley Loop  
    RNW2 North Walsham to Roughton Road Junction 0.00 - 11.54 North Walsham via Mundesley Loop  
ROA Roath Branch 0.00 - 6.29 Roath Branch Junction  
    ROA9 Roath Branch 3.77 - 4.43 Roath Branch Junction Now part of ROA
ROB Rothes to Orton Branch 0.00 - 3.05 Rothes Junction Opened 23 August 1858, closed 1 August 1866, track removed 1907
ROC Roath Dock Branch 0.00 - ~1.00/
168.20 - 168.60
Pengam Junction/Paddington via Stroud Formerly ROD
ROD Roath Dock Branch     Now ROC
ROD Rothesay Dock Branch 0.00 - 1.16 Scotstoun West Junction  
ROJ Reading Old Junction 68.23 - 68.51 Charing Cross via Redhill  
ROK Rock Sidings/Old Llanfyllin Branch 0.00 - 1.30 Llanymynech Old Junction  
ROL Rolle Quay Branch (Barnstaple) 0.00 - 0.27 Barnstaple  
RON Royton Branch 8.32 - 9.47 Manchester Victoria  
ROS Ross to Little Mill Junction 0.02 - 29.30 Ross-on-Wye  
ROT Redcar Ore Terminal Branch 20.05 - 20.25 Darlington  
ROU Romford and Upminster Branch 0.00 - 3.30 Romford  
ROW Rowrah Branch 0.00 - 6.41 Rowrah Branch Junction  
ROY Royston Branch 178.26 - 186.35 St Pancras via Cudworth  
ROZ Roath Goods Branch 2.53 - 3.16 Roath Branch Junction  
RPD Radyr Pre-assembly Depot 4.04 - 4.33 Cardiff Central  
RPE Raynes Park to Epsom Line 8.34 - 14.27 Waterloo  
RRC Rathbone Road Coal Yard 0.00 - 0.22 Engine Shed Junction  
RRN Rugeley to Ryecroft Line see separate portions
    RRN1 Ryecroft Junction to Cannock 0.00 - 7.20 Ryecroft Junction  
    RRN2 Cannock to Rugeley North Junction 7.20 - 14.69 Ryecroft Junction  
RRY Robroyston Branch 0.00 - 1.37 Robroyston Branch Junction  
RRZ Rhymney and Nantybwch Line 23.66 - 26.63 Cardiff East Dock 23.66 - 23.77 now in CAR.  25.26 - 26.63 = 13.74 - 15.31 ex Abergavenny Junction in MTA
RSB Rhondda and Swansea Bay Line 0.00 - 24.38 R&SB Junction (Treherbert Junction)  
    RSB1 Rhondda and Swansea Bay Line abandoned 1935 in connection with Briton Ferry alterations 17.20 - 18.28 R&SB Junction (Treherbert Junction)  
RSC Roundwood Chord Junction to Silverwood Colliery Line 7.24 - 7.60 Woodburn Junction  
RSD Rugby to Stamford Line 0.00 - 35.32 Rugby  
RSH Rosehall South Branch 0.00 - 0.27 Rosehall South Box Serves Rosehall Collieries Nos 4, 7 and 13, NB near Whifflet
RSJ Redhill to Shalford Junction Line 22.46 - 41.60 Charing Cross  
RSK Roskear Branch 313.17 - 314.10 Paddington via Box, Plymouth Millbay (reverse) and Roskear Junction (reverse)  
RSL Rosehall and Langloan Curve see separate portions
    RSL1 Langloan Junction to Rosehall Junction 6.34 - 6.59 Rutherglen East Junction  
    RSL2 Whifflet North Junction to Rosehall Junction 0.00 - 0.34 Whifflet North Junction  
RST Regent Street Branch 0.00 - 0.09 Greenock Central  
RSW Rose Street Curve (Inverness) 117.56 - 118.01 Perth  
RSY Rothesay Dock Branch (also Yoker Depot) 0.00 - 0.74 + dock Clydebank Dock Junction Now ZZE7
RSZ Swansea Riverside Branch/Swansea Harbour Branch 24.28 - 24.34 R&SB Junction  
RTB Radcliffe South Junction to Bradley Fold Junction Line 7.17 - 8.56 Manchester Victoria via Cheetham Hill Junction  
RTJ Redbridge to Tunnel Junction (Salisbury) Line see separate portions
    RTJ1 Romsey to Redbridge Junction 18.16 - 23.31 Andover Junction via Stockbridge  
    RTJ2 Romsey to Tunnel Junction 80.35 - 96.05 Waterloo via Eastleigh (reverse)  
RTR Reading Triangle Sidings see separate portions
    RTR1 Reading Triangle DMU Sidings 36.36 - 36.64 Paddington  
    RTR2 Reading Triangle Loco Sidings 36.27 - 36.71 Paddington  
RTS Rugby and Leamington Line -0.09 - 14.37 Leamington Branch Junction  
RTT Redhill To Tonbridge Line 22.51 - 42.09 Charing Cross  
RUA Ruabon and Barmouth Line 0.00 - 52.23 Llangollen Line Junction  
RUB Rufford Junction to Bilsthorpe Colliery Branch (Mansfield) see separate portions
    RUB1 Rufford Junction to Bilsthorpe Colliery Junction 0.00 - 1.08 Rufford Colliery Junction  
    RUB2 Bilsthorpe Colliery Junction to Bilsthorpe Colliery 1.08 - 4.39 Rufford Colliery Junction  
RUC Rufford Colliery Branch see separate portions
    RUC1 Rufford Colliery Junction to Rufford Colliery Headshunt 0.00 - 2.15 Rufford Colliery Junction  
    RUC2 Rufford Colliery to Junction for Rufford Colliery 1.50 - 1.70 Rufford Colliery Junction This route unclear at present
    RUC3 Clipstone Colliery Branch No 1 144.19 - 147.35 St Pancras via Corby and Newstead  
    RUC4 Clipstone Colliery Branch No 2 146.55 - 147.33 St Pancras via Corby and Newstead  
    RUC5 Rufford Colliery Branch 143.60 - 145.10 St Pancras via Corby and Newstead  
RUD Ruddington Chord (Loughborough) 92.30 - 92.49 Manchester via Penistone  
RUM Ruchill Branch 0.00 - 0.59 Possil Junction LMS route.  Serves Saracen Foundry and Ruchill Hospital
RUN Ruchill Branch 0.00 - 0.67 Possilpark LNER route.  To Ruchill Goods
RUS Rushey Platt Curve 32.30 - 32.61 Red Post Junction  
RUZ Ruthern Bridge Branch 2.59 - 3.73 Wadebridge  
RVC Ravensbourne Chord 0.00 - 0.48 Ravensbourne Junction  
RVE Riverside Branch see separate portions
    RVE1 Riverside Junction to Carville 0.00 - 4.27 Riverside Junction  
    RVE2 Carville to Willington 4.27 - 6.43 Riverside Junction  
RVS Old Kilpatrick Branch see separate portions
    RVS1 Clydebank Junction to mileage change 0.00 - 0.04 Clydebank Junction  
    RVS2 Mileage change to Old Kilpatrick 109.05 - 111.49 Carlisle via Rutherglen and Glasgow Central Low Level  
RWB Radiator Works Branch (Ella Street Loop) 3.09 - 4.02 Alexandra Dock  
RWC Reading West Curve 0.00 - 0.43 Reading West Junction  
RWD River Witham (South Delph) Branch 1.00 - 2.00 ?? Bridge only
RWF Radcliffe West Fork 0.00 - 0.43 Radcliffe West Junction  
RWJ Rugby to Wigston Junction (Leicester) Line 0.00 - 16.61 Wigston North Junction  
RWR Ravenswood Junction to Reston Branch 0.00 - 29.26 Reston  
RWS Sunderland South Dock Branch (River Wear Commisioners) 1.53 - 2.44 Ryhope Grange Junction  
RWT Rolleston West Curve 0.00 - 1.05 Fiskerton Junction Rolleston Junction and Southwell
RYE Rye Harbour Branch 73.07 - 75.01 Charing Cross via Chelsfield (mileage reversal at junction with RYE)  
RYH Romiley and Hyde Branch see separate portions
    RYH1 Romiley to Woodley Junction 178.33 - 179.44 St Pancras via Toton  
    RYH2 Hyde Junction to Woodley Junction 6.16 - 8.74 Manchester Piccadilly via Guide Bridge  

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