Engineer's Line References (ELRs)


Last update 5 August 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.

DBA Durham & Bishop Auckland Line

   0.00	Bishop Auckland East Junction with DAE2 (11.18)
   0.21	Bishop Auckland North Junction with BPA (0.21) and Bishop Auckland West & North Curve (0.21)
   0.35	junction with link to 1856 goods station (0.20 long)
   2.32	HUNWICK
   3.52	Bowden Close Colliery Junction with Bowden Close Railway
   8.32	BRANDON COLLIERY formerly B.
   9.71	Dearness Valley Junction with Waterhouses branch
   9.72	Dearness Valley Junction with link to BAX (0.22 long)
  10.18	Relly Mill Junction with SDM (0.00)
  10.20	Relly Mill Junction with ECM5 (65.13)

Note that 0.00-0.21 is also BPA.  Note too that although the mileages at Bishop Auckland North Junction are the same, the Bishop Auckland West & North Curve was measured from a different datum.