Engineer's Line References (ELRs)

A (hopefully) comprehensive listing

Codes beginning G

Last update 11 October 2021

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ELR Line name Mileages Datum Notes
GAA Glasgow Airport Rail Link 0.00 - 1.20 Branch junction Never built
GAC Gateside Colliery Branch 0.00 - 0.20 Gateside Box Between Cambuslang and Newton
GAE Gaer Branch 159.32 - 160.24 Paddington via Stroud
GAL Garnkirk Lines ?? - ??
GAM Gartness Branch (LMS) 8.69 - 10.12 Rutherglen East Junction Gartness Junction to Gartness Colliery
GAN Gartness Branch (LNE) 0.00 - 1.11 Clarkston Clarkston to Gartness Colliery
GAR Garndiffaith Branch 0.00 - 0.19 Garndiffaith Junction
GAV Gartverrie Branch ?? - ?? Coatbridge, Gartgill
GAW Garw Branch see separate portions
GAW1 Ynysawdre Junction to Brynmenyn Junction 0.24 - 0.55 Tondu Middle Junction
GAW2 Brynmenyn Junction to Blaengarw 0.00 - 5.74 Brynmenyn Junction
GBA Glasgow Barrhead and Kilmarnock Line 0.00 - 0.61 Gorbals Junction
GBB Great Bridge Branch 135.03 - 136.47 Paddington via Didcot
GBK Glasgow Barrhead and Kilmarnock Line 1.19 - 23.49 Gorbals Junction
GBL Gowdall and Braithwell Line 0.00 - 21.29 Aire Junction
GBN Guide Bridge East Curve 0.00 - 0.43 Dukinfield Junction
GBR Grindford Bar Branch 0.00 - 0.20 ?? Grindford Bar Siding Between Blackrod and Adlington
GBS Guide Bridge Sidings see separate portions
GBS1 Brookside Sidings -0.05 - 0.46 Guide Bridge West Junction
GBS2 Avenue Sidings 0.21 - 0.46 Guide Bridge West Junction
GBZ Gravel Bridge Loop 0.00 - 0.12 Burry Port Dock Junction
GCB Glapwell Colliery Branch 0.00 - 0.46 Glapwell Colliery Sidings Junction
GCC Garsfield and Chopwell Colliery Branch (Derwenthaugh) ?? - ?? Derwenthaugh Railway, became National Coal Board property
GCD Great Chesterford Siding 45.60 - 45.75 Liverpool Street via Clapton
GCG Glencraig Colliery to Glencraig Junction 0.00 - 1.17 Glencraig Junction
GCH Grange Court and Hereford Line Now GCT
GCH Guildford Peasmarsh Junction to Christ's Hospital Stammerham Junction Line Now CPJ
GCL Glasgow Central Line 107.23 - 109.37 Carlisle?
GCM Great Central Main Line 46.72 - 56.16 Manchester
GCT Grange Court and Hereford Line 121.37 - 144.05 Paddington via Stroud 143.02 - 144.05 now 52.19 - 51.15 ex Shrewsbury in SHL
GCZ Greyfield Colliery Branch 0.00 - 1.19 Clutton
GDB Glenesk Junction to Dalkeith Branch 7.63 - 8.23 Edinburgh Waverley
GDK Garvel Dock Branch 0.00 - 1.34 Garvel Dock Branch Junction
GDL Goole Docks Line 0.00 - 1.00 Mineral Junction Now WAG3
GDW Glossop to Dinting West Junction Curve Branch 0.00 - 1.05 Glossop
GEC Greenford East Curve 8.44 - 8.70 Paddington via West Ealing
GEH Gelderd Road Junction and Holbeck Line (Leeds) 184.22 - 185.01 Kings Cross Possibly same as DOL4
GEL Gelligroes Loop 0.00 - 0.22 Gelligroes Junction
GEN Genwen Branch 0.53 - 1.40 Llandilo Junction
GES GEC Siding: Stafford No 4 132.50 - 133.33 Euston
GFB Gas Factory Junction to Bow Junction Curve 2.57 - 3.28 Fenchurch Street
GFD Glenfield Branch 0.00 - 0.22 Glenfield Works Siding Riccarton & Graig goods station, Kilmarnock
GFF Griff Branch 0.00 - 1.50 Griff Junction
GFG Gollanfield to Fort George Branch 0.14 - 1.60 Gollanfield
GFR Gleniffer Branch 9.44 - 10.29 Port Eglinton Junction From Thornley Park Junction on Paisley West to Barrhead Central branch
GGE Gorgie Loop (Gorgie Junction to Haymarket West Junction) 0.00 - 0.41 Gorgie Junction
GGG Gorgie Goods Branch 0.00 - 0.43 Gorgie Junction
GGN Gilgarran Branch 0.00 - 7.32 Ullock Junction
GGR Garngaber Branch 0.00 - 1.25 Garngaber Junction Garngaber Junction to Bridgend Junction, near Lenzie
GGZ Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen Loop 0.00 - 0.15 Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen Never opened
GHB Gatehead and Hurlford Branch 0.00 - 3.69 Thirdpart Junction
GHD (Gloucester) High Orchard and Docks Branch 94.00 - 94.21 Derby
GHE Gartsherrie South Junction to Gartcosh Junction Curve 95.63 - 97.06 Carlisle via Ravenscraig No 1
GHL Greenhill Curve 0.00 - 0.59 Greenhill Upper Junction
GHM Goole High Level Mineral Line 0.00 - 1.00
GHO High Orchard Branch 93.23 - 94.12 Derby
GHS Great Howard Street Goods Branch 35.62 - 36.25 Manchester Victoria
GHT Gravel Hill Branch 0.00 - ≈1.58 Junction with TRE
GIB Gildersome Branch 180.11 - 190.29 Kings Cross
GIF Giffen Branch see separate portions
GIF1 Lugton Loop to Lugton Junction Official sources quote Lugton to Barrmill Junction in error 0.00 - 0.19 Lugton loop
GIF2 Lugton Junction to Barrmill Junction Official sources quote Barrmill Junction to Giffen Junction in error 0.00 - 2.70 Lugton Junction
GIF3 Barrmill Junction to Kilbirnie Junction Official sources quote Giffen Junction to Kilbirnie Junction in error 0.00 - 0.79 Barrmill Junction
GIF4 Kilbirnie Junction to Giffen naval base 0.00 - 0.27 Kilbirnie Junction
GIL Gilfach Branch 0.00 - 2.08 Hendreforgan Junction
GIR Girvan Junction to Girvan Depot 61.60 - 62.24 Bridge Street Station via Dalry
GJB Grove Junction to Birchden Junction Line see separate portions
GJB1 Birchden Junction to Groombridge Junction 27.75 - 28.60 Brighton
GJB2 Groombridge Junction to Grove Junction 46.22 - 50.40 London Bridge via Rowfant
GJC Gannow Junction and Colne Branch 21.03 - 27.41 Farington Curve Junction
GJH Gretna Branch 0.00 - 3.18 Longtown Junction
GKB Gask Branch 0.00 - 1.15 Gask Junction On Townhill Junction to Steelend branch, Dunfermline
GLA Glascoed ROF Branch Now GRF
GLA Gaerwen Llangwyllog and Amlwch Branch 0.00 - 17.54 Gaerwen Junction
GLB Glasson Branch 0.00 - 5.16 Lancaster Junction
GLD Gloucester Llanthony Docks Branch 0.00 - 1.21 Gloucester Docks Junction
GLK Glengarnock Works Branch 0.00 - 0.25 + sidings Glengarnock No 2 Box
GLL Glasgow Lines 0.00 - 4.02 Strathclyde Junction [Dalmarnock] Balornock Junction - Dalmarnock
GLM Glovers Mill Sidings (Killamarsh) 0.01 - 0.75 Killamarsh North Junction On LDEC Beighton branch
GLN Garlieston Branch 64.56 - 65.79/ 45.06 - 46.19 Dumfries/Castle Douglas No 2 Signal Box
GLT Green Lane Junction and Tyne Dock Line 0.56 - 1.43 Boldon Colliery Junction
GLY Gainsborough Lower Yard 98.09 - 98.30 Huntingdon South Junction via St Ives (reverse)
GMC Greater Manchester Council Branch (Woodley) 39.64 - 40.14 Liverpool Central
GMH Grangemouth Branch 0.00 - 5.34 Grangemouth Junction
GMJ Garriongill and Morningside Junction Branch 0.00 - 1.55 Garriongill Junction = CTS, before remiling
GMS Grantham Metals Sidings 104.72 - 105.64 Kings Cross
GNB Glenochil Branch (Menstrie & Glenochil) ≈0.74 - ≈2.28 Cambus From MTE. Glenochil Colliery south of Menstrie to Alva line. Line opened 27 August 1956, colliery closed June 1962
GNE Gunnie Yard Branch 7.49 - 8.43 High Street via Sunnyside Junction (reverse)
GNN Greenburn Opencast Line 0.00 - 2.13 New Greenburn Junction
GNQ Gobowen and Nantmawr Quarry Branch see separate portions
GNQ1 Gobowen to Oswestry milepost change 0.00 - 2.19 Oswestry Branch Junction
GNQ2 Tanat Valley Branch from Llynclys Junction 0.00 - 2.25 Llynclys Junction
GNQ3 Llanymynech to Nantmawr Quarry 0.00 - 3.74 Llanymynech South Junction
GNQ4 Whitchurch - Buttington Junction 0.00 - 31.23 Whitchurch, Cambrian Junction Includes WBJ
GNQ5 Tanat Valley Branch (part) 2.44 - 15.76 Llynclys Junction
GNT Garnant Branch 10.02 - 16.49 Llandeilo Junction
GNW Glapwell New Colliery Branch 0.00 - 1.01 Glapwell New Colliery Junction
GNY Gloucester New Yards see separate portions
GNY1 Off SWM2 113.12 - 113.49 Paddington via Stroud
GNY2 Off CHL 92.35 - 92.77 Derby
GOB Gulf Oil Refinery Branch 0.00 - 2.35 + sidings Gulf Oil Branch Junction
GOC Goldthorpe Colliery Branch 15.17 - 16.79 Burton Salmon
GOJ Gospel Oak to Junction Road Junction Line 0.00 - 0.58 Gospel Oak Junction
GOJZ Gospel Oak Junction 0.00 - 0.04 Gospel Oak Junction Not in GEOGIS but present in a structure maintenance system
GOO Goonbarrow Branch 287.40 - 290.48 Paddington via Box and Plymouth Millbay (reverse)
GOR Goole Oakhill Junction to Rawcliffe Bridge Junction 72.26 - 73.62 Manchester Victoria via Rochdale and Wakefield Kirkgate
GOT Gotham Branch 0.00 - 2.31 Gotham Branch Junction DD-DD-DD-DD Batman
GOU Gourock Line see separate portions
GOU1 Wallneuk Junction to Stoney Brae 6.34 - 6.53 Bridge Street Junction
GOU2 Stoney Brae to Gourock 107.70 - 126.58 Carlisle via Motherwell, Larkfield Junction and Terminus Junctions
GOV Govan Docks Branch 2.01 - 2.78 Bridge Street
GPP Greenock Princes Pier Line 16.70 - 24.55 Glasgow Bridge Street
GPV Grain to Port Victoria Line 38.24 - 39.51 Charing Cross via Dartford Loop
GRA Grahamston Branch 0.00 - 0.69 Falkirk Grahamston Junction
GRB Grange Branch 0.00 - 1.24 Grange Junction
GRC Grimethorpe Colliery Branch see separate portions
GRC1 Dearne Valley to mileage change 0.00 - 0.30 Dearne Valley North Junction
GRC2 Mileage change to Grimethorpe 55.77 - 58.31 Manchester Victoria
GRD Greetland Junction to Dryclough Junction Curve 0.00 - 1.11 Dryclough Junction
GRE Graham Road Curve 2.55 - 2.79 Liverpool Street
GRF Glascoed ROF Branch 27.21 - 27.52 Ross-on-Wye via Glascoed Junction (reverse direction and count) Formerly GLA
GRG Guildford and Reading Line see separate portions
GRG1 Guildford to Ash Junction 30.28 - 35.50 Waterloo Now GTW1
GRG2 Ash Junction to Reading 48.34 - 68.68 Charing Cross via Redhill 48.34 - 61.74 now part of GTW2. 61.74 - 68.68 now part of RDG2
GRM Granton Branch (LMS) 100.05 - 103.46 Carlisle via Carstairs (reverse)
GRN Granton Branch (LNE) 2.25 - 4.18 Edinburgh Waverley
GRO Grougar Branch ?? - ?? East Ayrshire area
GRS Grantham and Skegness Line see separate portions
GRS1 Barkston South Junction to 112MP 109.56 - 112.00 Kings Cross via Grantham
GRS2 112MP to Boston Sleaford Line Junction 112.00 - 137.06 Kings Cross via Grantham
GRS3 Boston Sleaford Line Junction to Firsby East Junction 106.70 - 122.22 Kings Cross via Spalding
GRS4 Firsby East Junction to Skegness 0.26 - 9.17 Firsby North Junction
GRW Griffin Wharf Branch 0.00 - 0.77/ 67.65 - 68.40 Halifax Junction/ Liverpool Street
GRZ Grafton Curve 68.49 - 69.12 Paddington
GSB Guild Street Branch 10.27 - 11.08 Derby
GSD Grangetown Shell Depot 19.35 - 19.68 Darlington
GSE Goole and Selby Extension Line 0.00 - 1.03 Boothferry Road Junction
GSF Glenburnie Junction to St Fort (North Fife) Branch 0.00 - 12.15 St Fort North Junction Newburgh - Wormit
GSG Gresty Road Salop Goods 0.00 - 0.37 Gresty Lane Junction
GSJ Galton Junction to Stourbridge Junction (Galton Branch and Stourbridge Extn Line) see separate portions
GSJ1 Galton Junction to Smethwick West Junction 3.64 - 4.08 Birmingham New Street
GSJ2 Smethwick West Junction to Stourbridge North Junction 133.32 - 141.06 Paddington via Oxford
GSL Gosforth Loop 0.00 - 0.37 Gosforth East Junction
GSM Kettering North Junction and Melton Mowbray Line see separate portions
GSM1 Kettering North Junction to Manton Junction 73.73 - 90.24 St Pancras via Corby
GSM2 Manton Junction to Melton Junction 90.24 - 105.70 St Pancras via Corby
GSM3 Syston South Junction to Melton Junction 103.72 - 113.36 St Pancras via Leicester
GSM4 Melton Junction to Nottingham 105.70 - 123.07 St Pancras via Corby
GSMZ Asfordby Junction to Asfordby Business Park 106.58 - 108.00 St Pancras via Corby Not in GEOGIS but present in a structure maintenance system
GSR Grassmoor Branch 143.56 - 147.32 St Pancras
GST Gilmilnscroft Branch 0.00 - 1.78 Gilmilnscroft Branch Junction
GSW Glasgow and South Western Line 33.44 - 116.13 Bridge Street Station via Dalry
GTB General Terminus Branch (GSW) 1.19 - 1.69 St Enoch
GTN London Road Junction to Bonnington South Line 1.03 - 2.25 Edinburgh Waverley = part WAV
GTP Gorton Junction to Throstle Nest South Junction Line see separate portions
GTP1 Gorton Junction to Hyde Road Junction (Gorton Curve) 0.00 - 0.49 Gorton Junction
GTP2 Fairfield Junction to Chorlton Junction 0.00 - 6.33 Fairfield Junction
GTP3 Throstle Nest East Junction to Chorlton Junction 1.41 - 3.44 Manchester Central
GTP4 Trafford Park East Junction to Throstle Nest South Junction 31.65 - 32.33 Liverpool Central
GTS Terminus Junction to General Terminus 101.62 - 102.42 Carlisle
GTW Guildford to Wokingham Line see separate portions
GTW1 Guildford to Ash Junction 30.35 - 35.50 Waterloo via Worpleston and Guildford (reverse)
GTW2 Ash Junction to Wokingham 48.34 - 61.72 Charing Cross via Redhill
GTY Gloucester T Yard 113.17 - 113.40 Paddington via Stroud Now part of GNY1
GUA Grendon Underwood to Ashendon Junction 159.10 - 165.21 Manchester 164.70 - 165.21 = 34.07 - 33.56 on NAJ2
GUB Guisborough to Brotton Line 8.79 - 15.13 Guisborough Junction
GUD Aberdeen Guild Street Freight Branch 0.00 - 0.30 Guild Street Goods
GUE Guiseley Branch see separate portions
GUE1 Guiseley Station Junction to Esholt Junction 204.32 - 205.07 St Pancras via Cudworth
GUE2 Esholt Junction to Dockfield Junction 0.00 - 3.38 Esholt Junction
GUH Guisborough Branch 5.30 - 9.49 Guisborough Junction
GUY Yeadon Branch 0.00 - 1.23 Rawdon Junction
GVA Geneva Loop 0.00 - 0.34 Snipe House Junction
GVB Golden Valley Branch 0.00 - 18.52 Pontrilas
GWA Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen Branch 14.59 - 17.02 Llandeilo Junction
GWB North Greenwich Branch 2.73 - 4.42 Fenchurch Street
GWE Gwendraeth Valley Branch 0.00 - 2.15 Mileage change 6ch East of Kidwelly Junction
GWJ Greetwell East Junction to Washingborough Junction Line 136.10 - 137.10 Kings Cross via Boston
GWL Goodwick & Letterston Branch Paddington via Stroud Duplicates part of NPF
GWR Gaswater Branch 0.00 - 1.21 Gaswater Branch Junction Near Cronberry
GXO Glaxo Branch/Bardsea Branch 0.00 - 2.40 Plumpton Junction