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Codes beginning D

Last update 16 August 2018

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ELR Line name Mileages Datum Notes
DAC Exeter and Devonport Line (Devon and Cornwall Line) 173.50 - 230.13 Waterloo Now includes SBX
DAE Darlington and Eastgate-In-Weardale Line see separate portions 
    DAE1 Darlington Park Gate Junction to Shildon South Junction 0.00 - 8.28 Park Gate Junction  
    DAE2 Shildon South Junction to Wear Valley Junction mileage change 8.28 - 31.42 Park Gate Junction  
    DAE3 Wear Valley Junction to Eastgate 0.00 - 15.79 Wear Valley Junction  
    DAE4 Eastgate to Wearhead 15.79 - 22.03 Wear Valley Junction  
DAK Dalry and Kilmarnock Branch 23.06 - 33.44 Bridge Street Station  
DAL Dalmonach Branch 0.00 - 0.62 Jamestown Junction Near Balloch
DAM Dawsholm Branch (Glasgow Maryhill Park) ?? - ??   Siding, listed as LNER but main Dawsholm branch was LMS.  Duplicates DAW
DAN Danygraig Depot 46.22 - 46.71 Taff Vale Extension Junction  
DAP Dalton Junction to Park South Junction Curve (Barrow avoiding line) 0.00 - 0.76 Dalton Junction  
DAS Darvel and Strathaven Branch      
    DAS1 Hurlford to Darvel (structure 45) 35.62 - 43.19 Bridge Street Station via Dalry  
    DAS2 Darvel to Stonehouse junction with SML 43.19 - 54.35 Bridge Street Station via Dalry  
DAU Daubhill Coal Branch (Rumworth & Daubhill) 8.16 - 8.66 Kenyon Junction  
DAW Dawsholm Branch (Glasgow Maryhill Park) ?? - ??   Paper Works
DAZ Dare Branch/Cwmaman Branch 0.00 - 5.29 Gelli Tarw Junction  
DBA Durham & Bishop Auckland Line 0.00 - 10.20 Bishop Auckland  
DBB Denbigh Branch 0.00 - 18.55 junction with VOC near Denbigh  
DBK Dumbuck Branch 0.00 - 0.21 Branch Junction  
DBM Dunstable Branch Midland Region (Leighton Buzzard to Dunstable) 0.00 - 6.67 Leighton Buzzard  
DBN Dumbarton South Goods Depot Branch 115.56 - 116.02 Carlisle via Rutherglen Glasgow Central Low Level and Old Kilpatrick  
DBP Derby to Birmingham (Proof House Junction) Line see separate portions 
    DBP1 Derby to Kingsbury Junction 0.00 - 29.39 Derby  
    DBP2 Kingsbury Junction to Water Orton 29.39 - 33.23 Derby  
    DBP3 Whitacre Junction to Proof House via Water Orton 31.69 - 41.59 Derby via Whitacre Junction  
DBS Dudley Hill (Barrets Siding) ?? - ??    
DBZ Dimbath Branch 0.00 - ~0.77 Dimbath Junction Never completed
DCB Dundonald Colliery Branch (Cardenden) 0.00 - 1.02 Glencraig Junction  
DCF Down Cambridge Flyover 32.53 - 34.05 King's Cross  
DCG Dalry Connecting Branch 0.46 - 1.04 Princes Street  
DCL Didcot and Chester Line 53.00 - 143.01 Paddington via Didcot  
DCW Dawsholm Castle Chemical Works Branch (Glasgow Maryhill Park) ?? - ??    
DDB Devonport Dockyard Branch ~247.42 - 249.40 Paddington via Box and Plymouth Millbay (reverse) Formerly DYK
DDF Dundee Broughty Ferry to Forfar North Junction Line 0.39 - 17.43 Broughty Ferry Pier  
DDN Dundee Ninewells Junction to Ardler Junction Line 0.00 - 16.13 Ninewells Junction  
DDS Dr Day's Sidings 0.26 - 0.47 Bristol Temple Meads  
DDY Doncaster Down Yard 154.13 - 155.28 King's Cross  
DEB Deanside Branch 0.00 - 0.38 Junction with CND1  
DEC Didcot East Curve 52.69 - 53.71 Paddington  
DEE Chapeltown Branch 166.02 - 166.36 St Pancras  
DEH Delph Branch 0.00 - 1.52 Greenfields Junction  
DEL Delburn Branch 0.00 - 1.21 Motherwell South Junction  
DEM Denham and Uxbridge Branch 0.00 - 2.03 Denham West Junction Formerly DUX
DEN Denaby Branch 0.00 - 11.43 Wrangbrook Junction  
DER Derwent Branch 4.13 - 10.16 Maryport with reversal at Bulgill  
DET Dechmont Briquette Works Branch (Newton) 0.00 - 1.67 Newton 70c to Dechmont Colliery, a further 77c to Loanend Colliery
DEU Delburn Branch 0.00 - 0.40 Motherwell South Box Branch serving Delburn Engineering Works and Glasgow Rolling Stock Works
DEW Dewshill Branch 0.00 - 2.25 Dewshill Branch Junction Off Salsburgh branch Caledonian Railway
DEX Derbyshire Extension Branch 123.72 - 154.51 King's Cross Part formerly NGC2
DEY Denny Branch 0.00 - 4.05 Denny Branch (North) Junction  
DFD Dover Ferry Dock Junction to Dover Old Train Ferry Dock (Dover Pier Goods Branch) 77.72 - 78.03 Victoria via Herne Hill  
DFN Dufftown Branch (Keith) 53.05 - 64.13 Aberdeen  
DFS Dingwall Fodderty Junction to Strathpeffer Line 2.31 - 5.19 Dingwall  
DGB Deansgate Goods Branch 0.00 - 0.26 Castlefield Junction  
DGD Devonport (Kings Road) Goods Branch 0.00 - 0.21 Devonport Goods Junction  
DGL Durham Goods (Belmont) Branch 0.00 - 2.19 Belmont Junction  
DGW Dalmarnock Gasworks Branch (Glasgow London Road/Bridgeton Goods) ?? - ??    
DGZ Devonport (Albert Road) Goods Branch 248.22 - 248.43 Paddington via Box, Plymouth Millbay (reverse) and Devonport (reverse)  
DHB Darras Hall Branch 0.00 - 1.21 Ponteland Junction  
DHF Denbigh Hall Flyover 0.68 - 1.71 Bletchley Flyover Junction  
DIC Dinnington Colliery Branch 3.16 - 4.27 Brancliffe East Junction  
DIG Digby Branch 127.69 - 128.39 St Pancras via Toton  
DIL Dillichip Branch 0.00 - 0.29 Alexandria Junction  
DIY Diggle Colliery Branch 0.00 - 0.70 Pennington South Junction West Leigh Junction to Diggle Colliery
DJD Denton Junction to Dukinfield Line 4.13 - 5.19 Heaton Norris Junction  
DJH Daisyfield Junction and Hellifield Line 11.09 - 34.66 Farington Curve Junction  
DJL Dolphinton Junction to Leadburn Branch 0.00 - 20.59 Leadburn Junction  
DJM Dubton to Montrose Branch 0.00 - 2.79 Dubton Junction  
DJN Duckmanton No 7 Railway 0.10 - 0.20   Duckmanton North Junction to Duckmanton East Junction
DJO Denton Junction to OA&GB Junction Spur see separate portions 
    DJO1 Denton Junction to Crowthorne Junction 4.10 - 5.28 Heaton Norris Junction  
    DJO2 Crowthorne Junction to OA&GB Junction 0.53 - 1.50 Stockport Junction, Guide Bridge  
DJP Dovey Junction to Pwllheli 78.60 - 132.70 Whitchurch Briefly also marked in km from Sutton Bridge Junction; ERTMS signalling system still uses km
DJR Duckmanton No 8 Railway ?? - ??    
    DJR1 Duckmanton No 6 Railway ?? - ??   Duplicates DMJ
    DJR2 Duckmanton No 7 Railway ?? - ??   Duplicates DJN
DJW Duffield Junction to Wirksworth Quarry Branch 132.79 - 142.26 St Pancras  
DKS Various Docks lines see separate portions 
    DKS1 Newport Alexandra Docks n/a n/a Code only used to identify 'Docks'
    DKS2 Cardiff Docks n/a n/a Code only used to identify 'Docks'
    DKS3 Barry Docks n/a n/a Code only used to identify 'Docks'
    DKS4 Port Talbot Docks n/a n/a Code only used to identify 'Docks'
    DKS5 Swansea Docks n/a n/a Code only used to identify 'Docks'
    DKS6 Millbay Docks/Plymouth Docks Branch n/a n/a Code only used to identify 'Docks'
DLA Dowlais Loop 0.00 - 0.17 Dowlais Loop Junction Formerly DLZ1
DLB Barrow Dock Loop 0.00 - 0.20 St Lukes Junction  
DLN Dalmellington Branch 52.70 - 54.49 Bridge Street Station via Dalry  
DLO Darnall Depot 0.00 - 0.70 Woodburn Junction  
DLR Dunure Light Railway 42.26 - 62.01 Bridge Street Junction  
DLS Duddeston Junction to Lawley Street Sidings Branch 40.38 - 41.19 Derby  
DLT Duffryn Llynvi and Porthcawl Tramway ?? - ??    
DLY Dursley Branch 105.38 - 108.02 Derby  
DLZ Dowlais Loop 25.58 - 25.75 Abergavenny Junction Formerly DLZ2
DLZ Dowlais Loop see separate portions 
    DLZ1 Dowlais Loop     Now DLA
    DLZ2 Dowlais Top Junction     Now DLZ
DMB Douglas and Muirkirk Branch 0.00 - 19.20 Smyllum East Junction  
DMJ Duckmanton No 6 Railway 0.18 - 0.21 Duckmanton South Junction  
DML Dinas Mawddwy Light Railway/Mawddwy Branch 0.00 - 6.63 Cemmes Road  
DMP Dewsbury Market Place Branch 41.14 - 42.29 Manchester Victoria via Rochdale  
DMY Dalmeny Line (Winchburgh to Dalmeny) 34.53 - 39.06 Glasgow Queen Street High Level  
DNB Dornoch Branch 0.00 - 7.51 The Mound Junction  
DNC Derby North Curve 128.10 - 128.33 St Pancras  
DNG Drinnick Mill Goods Branch 291.31 - 291.60 Paddington via Box and Plymouth Millbay (reverse)  
DNJ Dalry and North Johnstone Line 9.79 - 21.10 Bridge Street Station  
DNS Dunston Staithes (New Side) Branch 0.00 - 0.70 Norwood Junction  
DNT Darlington to Tebay Line 0.00 - 49.75 Hopetown Junction  
DOA Doura Branch 0.30 - 5.50 Dubbs Junction  
DOC King's Lynn Docks Branch 0.00 - 0.45 junction with KLY  
DOE Doe Lea Branch and Extension 0.00 - 2.41 Pleasley Colliery West Junction  
DOG (Former) Loco Sidings under Dog's Home Viaduct 1.00 - 1.23    
DOI Deans Oil Works Branch 0.00 - 0.20 13ch west of Livingston station  
DOK Dock Storage South Junction to Kings Junction 4.26 - 5.60 Roath Branch Junction Now in ROA
DOL Doncaster and Leeds Line see separate portions 
    DOL1 Doncaster Marshgate Junction to Wakefield 175m 32ch 156.28 - 175.32 King's Cross Note that the 1967 rebuilding at Leeds makes it difficult to give exact definitions for this line
    DOL2 Wakefield 175m 32ch to Leeds 175.32 - 185.70 King's Cross Extended in 2001 from 185.05.  Now includes DOL3 and LWW.  Note that the 1967 rebuilding at Leeds makes it difficult to give exact definitions for this line
    DOL3 Closed Line 185.03 - 185.57 King's Cross Now in DOL2.  Note that the 1967 rebuilding at Leeds makes it difficult to give exact definitions for this line
    DOL4 Gelderd Road Junction to Leeds West Junction 40.76 - 42.47 Manchester Victoria via Huddersfield Note that the 1967 rebuilding at Leeds makes it difficult to give exact definitions for this line
DOV Dovecliffe Colliery Branch 9.76 - 13.77 Woodend Junction Sheffield Part of Sheffield to Barnsley line from Birdwell to Aldam Junction
DOW Dowlais Works Branch ?? - ?? Dowlais Works Junction  
DOW Doncaster and Wrawby Junction Line 0.00 - 33.34 Doncaster Marshgate Junction  
DPB Dowlais Pits Branch 15.46 - 15.72 Cardiff Bute Road  
DPH Dyce to Peterhead Branch 6.07 - 44.22 Aberdeen  
DPJ Dudley Junction to Pleck Junction Line 0.00 - 5.42 Dudley Junction  
DPS Didcot Power Station 0.000km - 3.127km Foxhall Junction  
DPZ Dartmoor and Plymouth Railway 243.15 - 245.21 Paddington = Lee Moor Tramway ??
DQB Dunduff Quarry Branch 0.00 - 2.20 Blackwood (Lanarkshire)  
DQN Dalquhurn Branch 17.46 - 18.21 Glasgow Queen Street High Level via Cowlairs and Maryhill  
DRA Drax Power Station Branch see separate portions 
    DRA1 Drax Power Station Approach Tracks 0.00 - 4.40 Drax Branch Junction  
    DRA2 Drax Power Station MGR Loop 4.40 - 6.23 Drax Branch Junction  
DRF Drumbowie Fork 0.00 - 0.26 Bellside Junction  
DRM Drumpeller Branch 0.00 - 0.19 Drumpeller Railway Junction  
DRN Waterloo and City Line 0.00 - 1.46 Waterloo "The Drain"
DRO Droppingwell Colliery Branch 0.02 - 0.14 Grange Lane Originally to 1.72
DRS Dewsbury Railway Street Goods Yard Branch see separate portions 
    DRS1 Dewsbury East Junction to 0m 14ch 0.00 - 0.14 Dewsbury East Junction  
    DRS2 Dewsbury 0m 14ch to mileage change 0.14 - 0.27 Dewsbury East Junction  
    DRS3 Mileage change to Dewsbury Railway Street Goods Yard 0.00 - 0.76 Mileage change  
DRT Dalricket Branch 0.00 - 2.31 Creach Junction From Knockshinnoch Colliery Branch, New Cumnock
DRU Drumbowie Branch 0.00 - 4.59 Drumbowie Junction  
DSB Dumfries Branch 25.70 - 40.47 Carlisle  
DSC Douglas Colliery Branch ?? - ?? Douglas station  
DSD Dinting South Junction to Dinting East Junction Curve 0.72 - 1.05 Glossop  
DSE Deal Street and Edge Hill Line 1.57 - 31.12 Liverpool Lime Street  
DSF Denver to Stoke Ferry Line 1.56 - 8.65 Downham Market  
DSK Denny South Fork 108.77 - 109.24 Carlisle via Ravenscraig No 1  
DSN Darlington and Saltburn Line see separate portions 
    DSN1 Darlington South Junction to Eaglescliffe South Junction 0.29 - 8.58 Darlington 8.58 - 10.13 is LEN3
    DSN2 Stockton Cut Junction to Redcar mileage change 10.13 - 21.72 Darlington 8.58 - 10.13 is LEN3 (some structures carry both references)
    DSN3 Redcar mileage change to Saltburn 22.16 - 27.57 Darlington  
    DSN4 Saltburn to former end of line 27.57 - 27.62 Darlington  
DSO Dunston Staithes (Old Side) Branch 0.00 - 0.72 Norwood Junction  
DSS Down Side Sidings, Euston 0.29 - 0.49 Euston  
DST Dewsbury Saville Town Branch 185.44 - 188.07 St Pancras  
DSW Springburn Branch (Springburn to Barnhill) 102.58 - 103.46 Carlisle via Whifflet Sighthill East Junction to Port Dundas West Junction
DSY Down Sidings, Westbury 109.70 - 110.13 Paddington via Melksham  
DTD Dufftown Distillery (Mortlach) Branch ?? - ??    
DTE Dufftown to Elgin via Craigellachie Line 64.13 - 80.24 Aberdeen  
DTL Derby to Leeds Line 194.37 - 195.01 St Pancras Hunslet Goods Junction to Hunslet Lane Goods
DUB Dunyston Colliery Branch 4.54 - 5.76 Drumbowie Junction From Dunsyston Junction
DUH Dudley Hill Branch 190.57 - 192.33 King's Cross via Birkenshaw Line  
DUN Dunball Wharf Branch 148.77 - 149.33 Paddington via Box  
DUR Durston Loop 135.02 - 137.29 Paddington via Melksham  
DUX Denham and Uxbridge Branch     Now DEM
DUY Decoy Yard (Doncaster Up Yard) 153.69 - 155.34 King's Cross  
DVA Dearness Valley Branch ?? - ??    
DVB Dare Valley Branch 23.65 - 26.20 Cardiff Bute Road  
DVL Darvel Branch 35.62 - ?? Glasgow Bridge Street via Dalry  
DVR Dearne Valley Railway see separate portions 
    DVR1 Crofton West Junction to Bessacarr Junction 49.49 - 71.51 Manchester Victoria  
    DVR2 unknown  ?? - ??    
    DVR3 Spur 70.00 - 70.58 Manchester Victoria  
DWC Didcot West Curve 0.00 - 0.33 Foxhall Junction  
DWF Deptford Wharf 0.00 - 1.43 New Cross Gate Substructures. Listed to 2.47
DWS Dore West Junction to Dore Station Junction Curve 0.00 - 0.60 Dore West Junction  
DWW Dalston Kingsland Hackney Wick and North Woolwich Line see separate portions 
    DWW1 Dalston Junction to Navarino Road 1.52 - 2.22 Broad Street, extended back from Dalston Western Junction Line remiled from 15 June 1986 to give continuous mileage run
    DWW2 Navarino Road to North Woolwich 1.11 - 8.57 Liverpool St, extended back from Stratford South Junction Line remiled from 15 June 1986 to give continuous mileage run
DWY Doncaster Wood Yard 154.52 - 155.08 King's Cross  
DYK Devonport Dockyard Branch     Now DDB
DYK Dykehead Branch 0.00 - 4.19 Dykehead Branch Junction  
DYL Dykehead Loop 0.00 - 0.36 Langdale Exchange Sidings, Greengairs To Dykehead branch at 3.06
DYZ Dynevor Junction to Cardonnel East Junction 19.23 - 19.44 R&SB Junction  

 

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