Engineer's Line References (ELRs)


Last update 3 December 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.

SPC St Pancras to Chesterfield Line

SPC5 Leicester to Ratcliffe Junction

  98.74	London Road Junction with SPC4
  99.07	LEICESTER formerly L.; L. LONDON ROAD
  99.28	Leicester goods depot
  99.29	Leicester engine sheds
  99.44	Taylor & Hubbard's siding
  99.59	Bell Lane
  99.79	Leicester Co-operative Society's flour mill siding
 100.25	Richards' foundry siding
 103.63	SYSTON
 103.72	Syston South Junction with GSM3
 104.25	Syston North Junction with SEN (0.00)
 106.47	SILEBY [1]
 106.50	SILEBY [2]
 108.52	BARROW-UPON-SOAR [2]
 108.71	BARROW-ON-SOAR & QUORN formerly B.; B.-ON-S.
 111.22	Loughborough South Junction with RUD (92.49)
 111.41	bridge under MCJ3 (92.32)
 111.46	LOUGHBOROUGH formerly L.; L. TOWN; L. MIDLAND
 114.32	HATHERN
 116.28	KEGWORTH
 116.39	junction with Lord Belper's sidings
 118.60	Ratcliffe Junction with SPC6

Note that some systems put the transition between SPC4 and SPC5 at 98.60