Engineer's Line References (ELRs)

A (hopefully) comprehensive listing

Codes beginning F

Last update 26 May 2021

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ELR Line name Mileages Datum Notes
FAB Farnley and Wortley Branch 0.13 - 1.04 Farnley Branch Junction Datum possibly 41 MP on MDL1
FAC Forth and Clyde Branch 0.00 - 29.74 Stirling
FAD Fazakerley North Junction to Alexandra (Langton Docks) Branch 0.00 - 2.36 Fazakerley North Junction
FAE Farme Branch (Glasgow Bridgeton) 0.00 - 0.55 Rutherglen North Box
FAL Falmouth Branch see separate portions
FAL1 Penwithers Junction to end of Pascoe Deviation 301.25 - 307.52 Paddington via Box and Plymouth Millbay (reverse)
FAL2 End of Pascoe Deviation to end of Penryn Deviation 307.53 - 309.24 Paddington via Box and Plymouth Millbay (reverse)
FAL3 End of Penryn Deviation to end of branch 309.25 - 312.51 Paddington via Box and Plymouth Millbay (reverse)
FAR Faringdon Branch 66.36 - 70.05 Paddington
FAS Fletton Ash Sidings 0.00 - 1.74 Fletton Junction
FAT Facit Branch (Rochdale East Junction to Bacup) 11.01 - 19.13 Manchester Victoria
FBC Firbeck East Curve 0.00 - 0.47 Harworth South Junction
FBD Froghall Branch Deviation 0.00 - 0.51? At least 0.11 long
FBL Forfar to Brechin Line 0.55 - 15.12 Forfar
FBZ Fochriw Branch 0.00 - 1.28 Fochriw Junction Formerly FOW
FCB Firbeck Colliery Branch 12.72 - 17.12 Brancliffe East Junction
FCL Midhurst and Chichester Line see separate portions
FCL1 Lavant Junction to Lavant 29.27 - 32.23 Brighton
FCL2 Midhurst to Lavant 61.12 - 68.55 London Bridge via Redhill
FCO Farington Curve Junction and Ormskirk Line 12.14 - 25.64 Liverpool Exchange
FCT Forcett Branch 0.00 - 4.77 Forcett Junction
FCY Finsbury Park Coal Yard ?? - ?? Kings Cross ??
FCZ Frampton Cotterell Branch 0.00 - 1.07 Iron Acton
FDM Faversham to Dover Marine 52.07 - 78.30 Victoria via Herne Hill
FDV Fareham Deviation 82.42 - 84.36 Waterloo via Eastleigh
FEC Filton Loop (Filton East Curve) 111.79 - 113.01 Paddington Formerly FIL
FED Felixstowe Docks Branch 83.57 - 85.54 Liverpool Street
FEK Faversham to Faversham Creek Branch 52.05 - 53.29 Charing Cross
FEL Felixstowe Branch 72.23 - 84.30 Liverpool Street
FEP Ferryhill Junction and Pelaw Line (Leamside Branch) 2.49 - 20.75 Ferryhill South Junction
FER Ferryfield Branch 0.00 - 0.22 Alexandria
FES Fratton to East Southsea Branch 0.00 - 1.35 Fratton Junction
FFB Ffrith Branch 0.00 - 2.28 Ffrith Junction
FFD Fairford Branch 67.28 - 89.22 Paddington via Didcot
FFH Folkestone Harbour Branch see separate portions
FFH1 Folkestone East to limit of headshunt 70.72 - 71.22 Charing Cross via Chelsfield
FFH2 Folkestone East Yard to Harbour 71.08 - 72.30 Charing Cross via Chelsfield, reverse in Train Roads (71.08)
FFR Ffrwd Branch 0.00 - 1.02 Ffrwd Junction
FGB Friary Goods Branch 233.37 - 233.67 Waterloo Now part of FRY
FGC Fighting Cocks Branch (Dinsdale) see separate portions
FGC1 Albert Hill Junction to Fighting Cocks goods station 0.00 - 3.20 Albert Hill Junction
FGC2 Fighting Cocks goods station to Oak Tree Junction 3.20 - 4.21 Albert Hill Junction
FGL Friockheim to Glasterlaw Line ?? - ?? Glasterlaw Total length 1.21
FGW Forest Gate Junction to Woodgrange Park Junction Curve 5.63 - 6.14/ 0.00 - 0.31 Liverpool Street/Woodgrange Park Junction
FHB Ferryhill Junction to Ballater (Deeside) Branch 0.51 - 43.27 Aberdeen Originally measured from Ferryhill Junction as far as Banchory, then from Banchory thereafter
FHC Filey Holiday Camp Branch 42.41 - 43.22 Hull
FHG Forth Goods (Railway Street Sidings) 8.52 - 11.10 Newcastle ?? Listed as 0.47 - 0.53
FHL Fountainhall to Lauder Branch (Lauder Light Railway) 0.00 - 10.33 Fountainhall Junction
FHR Farington Curve Junction and Hall Royd (Burnley) Junction Line see separate portions
FHR1 Farington Curve Junction to Engine Shed Junction 0.00 - 0.64 Farington Curve Junction
FHR2 Engine Shed Junction to Lostock Hall Junction 0.64 - 1.42 Farington Curve Junction
FHR3 Lostock Hall Junction to Bamber Bridge Junction 1.42 - 2.12 Farington Curve Junction
FHR4 Bamber Bridge Junction to Blackburn 2.12 - 10.50 Farington Curve Junction
FHR5 Blackburn to Gannow Junction 10.50 - 21.03 Farington Curve Junction
FHR6 Gannow Junction to Hall Royd Junction 21.03 - 30.54 Farington Curve Junction
FIC Firbeck Colliery Branch ?? - ?? Duplicate of FCB
FIE Fairlie Branch 0.00 - 1.35 Fairlie Branch Junction
FIG Foss Islands Branch (York) 0.00 - 1.53 Burton Lane Junction
FIL Filton Loop (Filton East Curve) Now FEC
FJH Frodsham Junction to Halton Junction Curve 0.00 - 1.54 Halton Junction
FJJ Farlington Junction to Cosham Junction 90.43 - 91.09/ 40.38 - 41.04 Waterloo via Eastleigh/Brighton
FJL Ford Junction to Littlehampton Junction 0.00 - 0.31/ 60.25 - 60.58 Ford Junction/London Bridge via Redhill and Ford Junction (reverse)
FJS Fawkham Junction to Southfleet 200.091 - 206.012km datum point near Fawkham Junction See also FSJ. Shown in CTRL documentation as FJS1
FKE Firbeck East Curve ?? - ?? Duplicate of FBC
FKW Ferrybridge to Knottingley West Junction Curve 2.25 - 2.71 Burton Salmon
FLB Faslane Branch (Shandon) ?? - ??
FLD Farringdon Line and Depot 0.00 - 0.24 Farringdon LNE Goods Junction
FLE Fletcher Street Junction to High Street Coal Branch 0.00 - 0.21 Fletcher Street Junction Bolton Great Moor Street
FLG Flemington Goods Branch 0.00 - ?? Flemington Junction
FLH Ferryhill and Hartlepool Line 0.00 - 11.06 Cemetery North Junction
FLL Factory, Longhedge and Lavender Hill Junctions to Clapham Ludgate Junction see separate portions
FLL1 Longhedge 'A' Junction to Factory Junction 0.09 - 0.41 Longhedge 'A' Junction
FLL2 Longhedge 'A' Junction to Lavender Hill Junction 1.58 - 2.29 Victoria
FLL3 Lavender Hill Junction to Clapham Junction Western side 2.29 - 2.58 Waterloo
FLN Flemington Junction to Flemington Freight Depot 87.77 - 88.30 Carlisle
FLP Ferniegair Loop 0.00 - 0.53 Haughead Junction Haughead Junction to Ferniegair Junction
FLS Ravenhead Branch (St Helens) 0.00 - 1.01 Ravenhead Junction
FLX Felixstowe Loop 0.00 - 0.56 Felixtowe Station Junction
FMB Fairmuir and Maryfield Branch 0.00 - 1.35 Fairmuir Junction
FNB Friarton Branch (Perth) 0.00 - 0.26 Friarton Box
FNS Frome and North Somerset Line see separate portions
FNS1 Frome Mineral Loop Junction to Frome West Junction 0.00 - 0.31 Frome Mineral Loop Junction Formerly FRM??
FNS2 Frome West Junction to Bristol North Somerset Junction 0.20 - 23.26 Radstock Branch Junction 23.10 - 23.26 now 0.00 - 0.16 in BRL
FNS3 Frome Radstock Branch Junction to Frome West Junction 0.00 - 0.20 Radstock Branch Junction
FOB Forfar Old Branch 0.00 - 0.32 Forfar South Junction
FOD Forest of Dean Branch 0.00 - 6.17 Forest of Dean Junction Formerly 0.00 - 6.39; junction moved and line remiled
FOG Forth Goods 0.00 - 0.45 Forth Junction
FOM Fletton to Orton Mere Branch 0.00 - 1.79 Fletton Junction
FOR Fords Factory Branch 0.00 - 1.12 Ford's Junction
FOS Ffrwd Branch [Great Western] 2.62 - 4.13 Croes Newydd North Fork Junction
FOW Fochriw Branch Now FBZ
FOX Foxfield to Coniston Branch 0.00 - 9.70 Foxfield
FOY Fowey Branch 282.16 - 286.20 Paddington via Box, Plymouth Millbay (reverse) and St Blazey Junction (reverse)
FOZ Forest of Dean Central Branch 0.00 - 5.50 Awre Junction
FPB Foryd Pier Branch 0.00 - 0.58 Junction with VOC
FPR Fairlie Pier Branch 39.56 - 40.08 Glasgow Bridge Street
FRA Frome Avoiding Line 114.39 - 116.37 Paddington via Newbury
FRB Framlingham Branch 85.30 - 91.02 Liverpool Street
FRC Frickley Colliery Branch see separate portions
FRC1 Open portion 0.00 - 0.60 Moorthorpe Junction
FRC2 Frickley Colliery Branch 0.00 - 0.43 Moorhouse Station Junction
FRG Froghall Branch 0.00 - 4.14 Froghall Junction
FRM Frome Mineral Loop 0.00 - 0.31 Frome Mineral Loop Junction Now FNS1??
FRO Fron Branch 0.00 - 0.42 Fron Branch Junction
FRT Fortissat Branch 0.00 - 1.53 Hartwoodhill Junction
FRW Fisherrow Branch 0.00 - 0.63 Fisherrow Junction
FRY Friary Branch 232.73 - 233.65/ 244.60 - 245.53 Waterloo/Paddington via Box 233.37 - 233.65 formerly in FGB
FSB Fenchurch Street to Blackwall Line 1.53 - 3.46 Fenchurch Steet
FSC Fraserburgh to St Combs Branch 0.37 - 4.71 Fraserburgh
FSH Fishguard Harbour Lines 287.52 - 289.05 Paddington via Stroud and Rosebush
FSJ Fawkham Junction to Southfleet 200.000 - 206.012km Fawkham Junction See also FJS. Both are reported, this one in error
FSO Ffos Y Go Colliery Branch ?? - ?? ?? Few details known
FSS Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness Line see separate portions
FSS1 Fenchurch Street to Barking West Junction 0.00 - 7.08 Fenchurch Street
FSS2 Barking West Junction to Southend Central 7.08 - 35.55 Fenchurch Street
FSS3 Southend Central to Shoeburyness 35.55 - 39.40 Fenchurch Street
FTB Furnace Tops Branch Now FTS
FTB Fareham To Bedenham Sidings (Fort Brockhurst) Branch 84.27 - 91.00 Waterloo via Eastleigh Listed to 87.21
FTL Farringdon to Ludgate (Blackfriars) Line 0.00 - 0.39 Farringdon Junction
FTS Furnace Tops Branch 22.15 - 22.46 Taff Vale Extension Junction Formerly FTB
FUR Furzebrook Sidings Branch 126.30 - 130.00 Waterloo via Southampton Terminus (reverse) and Ringwood
FWC Filton West Curve 4.67 - 5.41 Bristol Temple Meads Formerly FWL
FWL Filton West Curve Now FWC
FWR Rossington Colliery Branch (Doncaster) see separate portions
FWR1 Flyover West Junction to Rossington Colliery Headshunt 151.38 - 153.19 Kings Cross
FWR2 Rossington Colliery 151.69 - 153.31 Kings Cross
FWW Forncett Wymondham and Wells Line see separate portions
FWW1 Forncett to Wymondham 104.41 - 110.58 Liverpool Street
FWW2 Ryburgh to Wells 16.20 - 33.06 Wymondham
FWY Fiveways Branch 0.00 - 1.41 Little Norton Junction LNWR branch to Coppice Colliery off line from Norton Junction (Brownhills)