Engineer's Line References (ELRs)

Mileages

Last update 8 August 2021

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Mileages are given in the form miles.chains. 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.

DAE Darlington and Eastgate-In-Weardale Line

DAE2 Shildon South Junction to Wear Valley Junction mileage change

   8.28	Shildon South Junction with DAE1 (8.28) and BSS (0.00)
   8.34	SHILDON
   8.66	start of Shildon (or Prince of Wales) tunnel
   9.42	end of Shildon (or Prince of Wales) tunnel
   9.48	junction with …
   9.52	TUNNEL JUNCTION
   9.54	Shildon Tunnel North Junction with Tunnel Branch (0.00)
  10.33	SOUTHCHURCH
  11.14	Bishop Auckland East Junction with BIF (0.00)
  11.17	Bishop Auckland East Junction with BIC (0.00)
  11.18	Bishop Auckland East Junction with BPA/DBA (0.00)
  11.23	BISHOP AUCKLAND
 ≈11.35	BISHOP AUCKLAND [temporary Weardale Railway platform]
  11.36	Bishop Auckland West Junction with Bishop Auckland West & North Curve (0.00)
  12.53	ESCOMBE [built but never opened]
  13.38	ETHERLEY [2]
  13.40	WITTON PARK
  13.48	OLD ETHERLEY COLLIERY [built but never opened]
 ≈13.58	ETHERLEY [1]
  14.47	Wear Valley Junction with DAE3 (0.00)
  14.48	WEAR VALLEY JUNCTION
  15.39	HOWDEN [built but never opened]
  15.44	BEECHBURN
 ≈16.59	junction for CROOK [1]
  16.70	CROOK [1] [later goods depot]
  17.20	CROOK [2]
  17.26	junction with Sunnyside Branch (0.47)
  17.27	Woolley Colliery Branch Junction with colliery lines
  21.53	TOW LAW [2]
  21.61	Tow Law Junction with Sunnyside Branch (≈3.76)
 ≈21.71	TOW LAW [1]
  22.39	Blackfield goods depot
  23.14	HIGH STOOP [may only have ever been a goods depot]
  25.20	Backstone Bank goods depot
  26.02	SALTERSGATE [may only have ever been a goods depot]
  26.68	Burnhill Junction with WAY (0.00)
  27.13	BURNHILL
  29.59	Whitehall Junction with original Stanhope & Tyne alignment
  30.07	ROWLEY
  31.14	Hownes Gill Junction with Consett East Junction to Hownes Gill Junction Line
  31.42	Consett South Junction with SDM (11.68)