Engineer's Line References (ELRs)


Last update 16 January 2023

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Mileages are given in the form miles.chains unless stated otherwise. Figures prefixed with ≈ are approximate, those in parentheses are not on this route but are given for reference. Reference to 'start'/'end' of an asset are as read down the page.

Old Williamthorpe Branch

 142.03	Clay Cross South Junction with TCC
 142.18	junction with Clay Cross colliery lines
 142.24	foot of Williamthorpe incline (later end of rails)
 142.53	top of Williamthorpe incline (146.67)

 146.14	Alma Junction with GSR
 146.29	Alma colliery
 146.44	Ling's Row wharf
 146.67	top of Williamthorpe incline (later end of rails) (142.53)

Note that in ≈1874 the Williamthorpe incline closed, rail access being available by other routes between the top and bottom.  The change of mileage position is assumed