Engineer's Line References (ELRs)


Last update 8 November 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.

POB Pontop and South Shields Branch

   0.35	Garden Lane Junction with JAW2 (7.01)
   1.23	Whitburn Junction with Marsden & Whitburn Colliery Railway
   1.50	Harton Junction with HTN (1.60)
   2.14	Green Lane Junction with BGE (0.65)
   2.61	Pontop flat crossing with LEN3 (94.73)
   3.16	West Boldon Junction with BKW (0.43)
   3.27	West Boldon Junction with link to East Boldon Junction on LEN3 (0.73 long)
   3.40	Hedworth Lane Junction with link to Boldon Colliery
   4.03	BOLDON later West Boldon goods depot
   5.23	Three Horse Shoes goods depot
   6.16	Southwick Junction with APY (0.00)
   6.40	Low Barmston goods depot
   7.03	High Barmston goods depot
   7.78	Washington South Junction with FEP (15.75)
   9.46	Harraton Colliery Junction with link to Harraton Colliery
  10.17	VIGO
  10.66	Beamish Junction with BWG (mileage unknown)
  11.05	Intersection bridge with ECM5 (mileage unknown)
  11.24	South Pelaw Junction with CNT (0.68)
  12.10	PELTON
  13.06	Pelton Level
  15.12	Stanley Bank Top
  16.01	West Stanley goods depot
  16.49	Oxhill Sidings (also called Annfield Plain Morrison depot?)
  17.33	Annfield Plain/Anfield Plain East Junction with replacement 1886 line to East Castles (CNT) and 1893 line via Beamish from South Pelaw Junction (CNT)
  17.57	junction with Harelaw Wagonway to East Pontop Colliery
  19.08	junction at East Castles with replacement 1886 line from Annfield Plain/Anfield Plain East Junction (CNT)
	East Pontop colliery
  19.20	end of line