Engineer's Line References (ELRs)

A (hopefully) comprehensive listing

Codes beginning K

Last update 29 August 2021

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ELR Line name Mileages Datum Notes
KAB Kintore to Alford Branch 13.53 - 29.32 Aberdeen
KAG Kilbirnie and Giffen Line 0.00 - 4.11 Kilbirnie Junction Part in GIF4??
KAS Kinnaber Junction and Stanley Junction (Dunblane to Aberdeen) Line 158.38 - 203.11 Carlisle via Ravenscraig No 1
KBB Kenilworth and Berkswell Branch 4.40 - 8.70 Milverton
KBC Kingsbury to Baddesley Colliery Branch 0.00 - 4.66 Kingsbury Branch Junction
KBE Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Branch 0.00 - 8.62 Kilsyth Junction
KBF Kelloe Bank Foot Branch 11.06 - 14.44 Cemetery North Junction
KBN Kirkburton Branch 0.00 - 4.27 Kirkburton Branch Junction
KBS Kirkham and Blackpool South Branch see separate portions
KBS1 Kirkham North Junction to Blackpool Central (Coastal Route) 8.28 - 21.02 Preston
KBS2 Kirkham North Junction to Blackpool South (Direct) 8.36 - 14.77 Preston
KCB Kincardine Branch 0.12 - 13.75 Kincardine Junction Includes part KNE1 and AKE
KCD Kelty to Capledrae (Lochore) Branch 25.06 - 32.61 Edinburgh Waverley
KCH Killoch Disposal Point Branch (Newton-On-Ayr) see separate portions
KCH1 Annbank Junction to Drongan 43.52 - 48.73 Bridge Street Station
KCH2 Drongan to Killoch 0.00 - 3.43 + disposal point Drongan Junction
KCS Kidsgrove to Crewe South Line see separate portions
KCS1 Kidsgrove to Crewe South 0.00 - 8.32 Kidsgrove Junction
KCS2 Crewe South Junction 157.55 - 157.61 Euston
KCT Kirkcudbright Branch 19.70 - 30.10 Dumfries
KEB King Edward Bridge East Junction to North Junction Line 0.00 - 0.13 King Edward Bridge East Junction
KEH Kettering to Huntingdon Line 0.00 - 26.21 Kettering Junction
KEI Kilwinning East to Irvine Line 0.00 - 3.13 Kilwinning East
KEL Knott End Line 0.00 - 11.33 Garstang and Catterall Junction
KEN Kenmure Branch ?? - ?? Possible Kenmuir Colliery Siding near Carmyle
KER Kerry Branch 0.00 - 3.62 Kerry Branch Junction
KES Knottingley East Junction to South Junction Curve 0.00 - 0.20 Knottingley South Junction
KET Kelvedon to Tollesbury Branch 0.00 - 10.08/ 42.21 - 52.29 Kelvedon Junction/Liverpool Street
KEW Kilmarnock Electricity Works Branch 0.00 - 0.38 Electricity Works Siding Off RIC
KGC Kensal Green City Lines 0.00 - 1.00 Kensal Green Junction
KGD King George Dock Branch 0.00 - 3.40 Bridges Junction
KGH Kingshill Branch, Wilsontown 2.74 - 5.68 Wilsontown Junction South
KGN Kington Branch/Leominster & New Radnor Line 0.00 - 19.71 Kington Junction
KGV King George V Dock Branch 0.00 - 1.35 Bridges Junction Thought to be King George Dock Branch, Hull
KGW Kensal Green Junction to Willesden Low Level 5.13 - 5.36 Camden Road Junction
KHL Kirkhill Line (Cathcart West Junction to Newton) 95.77 - 100.75 Carlisle
KIB Killamarsh Branch 154.51 - 155.67 St Pancras
KID Kidwelly Branch see separate portions
KID1 Kidwelly Branch Junction to stop blocks, Kidwelly Station 0.00 - 1.79 Kidwelly Branch Junction Includes TYZ
KID2 Connection from KID1 to SWM2 233.75 - 234.04 Paddington via Stroud
KID3 Tycoch Junction to Kidwelly Quay 1.42 - 2.21 Kidwelly Branch Junction
KIG Kingswood Branch 127.77 - 129.49 Derby
KIL Kidwelly Loop Now KIP
KIL Killingholme Branch see separate portions
KIL1 Humber Road Junction to Humber Road Level Crossing 104.05 - 105.10 Manchester London Road via Woodhead
KIL2 Humber Road Level Crossing to Killingholme 0.00 - 2.70 Humber Road Level Crossing
KIL3 Immingham Light Railway 2.70 - ≈6.30 Humber Road Level Crossing
KIM Kiltonthorpe Mines Branch 0.00 - 1.01 Kiltonthorpe Junction
KIN Kingsbridge Branch 0.00 - 12.38 Kingsbridge Branch Junction
KIP Kidwelly Loop 4.39 - 4.55 Burry Port Formerly KIL
KIR Kirklee Loop 0.00 - 0.22 Kelvinside North Junction
KIZ Kingham Loop/Chipping Norton Loop 0.00 - 0.54 Kingham East Junction
KJE Keymer Junction to Eastbourne Line see separate portions
KJE1 Keymer Junction to Old Southerham Junction 40.69 - 50.29 London Bridge via Redhill
KJE2 Old Southerham Junction to New Southerham Junction 50.40 - 51.11 London Bridge via Redhill
KJE3 Southerham Junction to Eastbourne 9.11 - 23.73 Brighton
KJW Kingsbury Junction to Whitacre Junction Chord 29.39 - 31.69 Derby
KKE Kirkhouse Branch 0.00 - 1.01 Lambley Junction
KLB Killin Junction to Loch Tay Branch 0.00 - 5.04 Killin Junction
KLF Kinloss to Findhorn Branch 0.00 - 2.74 Kinloss
KLH King's Lynn to Hunstanton Branch 96.53 - 111.49/ 0.20 - 15.16 Liverpool Street via Clapton/King's Lynn
KLM Elderslie No 2 Junction to Kilmalcolm Branch 9.12 - 16.70 Bridge Street
KLO Kelso Branch 0.00 - 21.07/ 53.41 - 40.79 Tweedmouth/Edinburgh Waverley
KLT Kensington Olympia Station Junction to LUL lines 2.70 - 2.72 Clapham Junction
KLY King's Lynn Yard 96.50 - 97.76 Liverpool Street via Clapton
KMB Kirriemuir Branch 0.00 - 3.12 Kirriemuir Junction
KMG Kingmoor Goods Line and Sidings (Carlisle) see separate portions
KMG1 Kingmoor Junction to Kingmoor Yard via Goods Lines 3.36 - 5.61 Upperby Bridge Junction via Bog Junction/Rome Street Route to Mossband Junction
KMG2 Kingmoor Yard to Mossband Junction via Goods Lines 4.47 - 9.26 Upperby Bridge Junction via Bog Junction/Rome Street Route to Mossband Junction
KNB Kingsmill Branch 0.00 - 0.46 King's Mill Branch Junction
KNC Kirkby North Curve 0.00 - 0.32 Kirkby North Junction, GC and GN Kirkby North Junction to Kirkby East Junction
KNE Kincardine Power Station Branch (Dunfermline) see separate portions
KNE1 Kincardine Junction to Elbowend Junction 0.00 - 14.14 Kincardine Junction
KNE2 Elbowend Junction to Charlstown Junction 14.14 - 15.45 Kincardine Junction
KNI Knightswood Branch 0.00 - 1.67 Knightswood South Junction
KOM Keadby Old Main Line 18.19 - 20.33 Doncaster Marshgate Junction
KPB Keith to Portessie Branch 0.18 - 13.71 Keith
KPC Kiveton Park Colliery Branch 155.38 - 157.42 St Pancras
KPK Kinning Park Branch 101.61 - 102.15 Carlisle
KPS Keadby Power Station 17.13 - 18.18 Doncaster Marshgate Junction
KRS Kingsland Road Sidings 117.53 - 117.78 Paddington via Box
KSA Kinross to Alloa (Devon Valley) Branch 7.12 - 23.13 Stirling
KSC Kings Sutton to Chipping Norton Branch Now BNK
KSH Knockshinnoch Washery Branch 54.05 - 55.63 Bridge Street Station via Dalry
KSL Knighton Junction Swannington and Leicester Junction Line 97.45 - 127.00 St Pancras via Leicester, Coalville and Woodville
KSN Killamarsh South Junction to North Junction Curve 0.00 - 0.16 Killamarsh South Junction
KSP Killwinning East Slag Plant Branch ?? - ??
KST Blackburn King Street Branch 0.00 - 0.30 Blackburn Junction
KSU Kent and East Sussex Light Railway 45.15 - 66.50 Charing Cross
KTB Brighton Kemp Town Branch 0.76 - 2.28 Brighton
KTE Kirkby Trading Estate Branch (Dale Lane Junction to Estate) 0.00 - 0.62 Dale Lane Junction
KVB Kelvin Valley Branch 0.00 - 11.19 Maryhill Park East Junction To Kilsyth
KVL Kelvin Valley Loop 0.00 - 0.26 Kelvin Valley West Junction
KWB Keadby Wharf Branch 18.13 - 18.62 Doncaster Marshgate Junction
KWD Kingswinford Line 144.31 -156.48 Paddington via Worcester
KWS Knottingley West Junction and Shaftholme Junction Line 58.21 - 68.75 Manchester Victoria via Rochdale and Wakefield Kirkgate
KWV Keighley and Worth Valley Railway 0.00 - 4.75 Keighley Station Junction
KYB Kearsley Branch 7.30 - 8.43 Manchester Victoria
KYH Kirkcaldy Harbour Branch 0.00 - 0.70? Kirkcaldy Junction
KYL Kyle of Lochalsh Line 0.20 - 63.64 Dingwall
KYR Kittymuir Branch ?? - ??