Engineer's Line References (ELRs)

A (hopefully) comprehensive listing

Codes beginning L

Last update 6 June 2022

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ELR Line name Mileages Datum Notes
LAB Lampeter and Aberayron Branch/Aberayron Branch 0.00 - 12.14 Aberayron Junction
LAC Lancaster Castle Branch 260.05 - 260.46 St Pancras
LAD Lanarkshire and Dumbartonshire Branch 102.55 - 113.46 Carlisle via Rutherglen, Glasgow Central Low Level and Old Kilpatrick
LAK Lanark Branch ?? - ?? Duplicates LNK
LAL Langloan Branch 0.00 - 0.37 Langloan East Junction
LAM Lambourn Valley Branch 0.00 - 12.35 Newbury
LAN Launceston Branch see separate portions
LAN1 Tavistock (1965) Junction to original LAN route south of Marsh Mills Station 242.42 - 243.50 Paddington via Box
LAN2 Tavistock Junction to Launceston North Station 0.00 - 31.67 Tavistock Junction
LAP Henley to Lapworth Line 0.00 - 3.40 Rowington Junction Duplicates HLP
LAR Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway 108.59 - 117.20/ 0.79 - 12.45 Carlisle via Kings Park/Barrmill Junction Includes part NNH and GIF3. Neilston to Giffen Junction and Kilwinning Junction to Ardrossan Montgomerie Pier
LAS Laira Sidings 243.55 - 244.45 Paddington via Box
LAU Lauchope Branch 0.00 - 0.38 Lauchope Colliery Branch Junction South of Chapelhall
LAV Laverstock North Junction to South Junction Curve 82.11 - 82.39 Waterloo
LBB Lugton and Beith Branch 0.00 - 5.05 Barrmill Junction Includes GIF2
LBC London Bridge to Bricklayers Arms Junction (South London Line) 0.00 - 2.12 London Bridge
LBE Leeds and Bradford Exchange (now Interchange) Line see separate portions
LBE1 Leeds Holbeck West Junction to Laisterdyke East Junction 0.00 - 6.53 Holbeck West Junction
LBE2 Laisterdyke East Junction to Laisterdyke West Junction 190.29 - 190.42 Kings Cross via Birkenshaw Line
LBE3 Laisterdyke West Junction to Hammerton Street Junction 190.50 - 191.30 Kings Cross via Birkenshaw Line
LBE4 Hammerton Street Junction to Mill Lane Junction 191.30 - 191.78 Kings Cross via Birkenshaw Line
LBH Lambton Branch 0.00 - 1.05 Pallion Junction
LBM Leven Bone Mill Branch ?? - ??
LBR Leven Dock Branch 0.00 - 0.12 Leven Dock Siding
LBS Pemberton Junction to Norley Colliery Branch 0.00 - 0.66 Goose Green Junction
LBW London Bridge to Windmill Bridge Junction 0.00 - 9.69 London Bridge
LCB Lifford Canal Branch 46.65 - 47.63 Derby
LCE Long Eaton Curve 0.00 - 0.27 Long Eaton Junction
LCG Langton Colliery Branch 0.00 - 0.69 Langton Colliery Branch Junction Formerly 135.53 - 136.42 (from St Pancras)
LCH Lewisham East (Ladywell Line) to Hayes Line 5.74 - 14.34 Charing Cross
LCJ Loversall Junction to Flyover East Junction Curve 152.36 - 152.79 Kings Cross
LCL Llandilo and Carmarthen Line 0.00 - 13.25 Carmarthen Valley Junction
LCM Langwith Colliery Branch 0.00 - 1.16 Langwith Colliery Junction
LCN Lostock Junction to Crow Nest Junction (Hindley) Branch 13.39 - 17.18 Manchester Victoria
LCR Loversall Carr Junction to Rossington Junction Curve 152.00 - 152.12 Kings Cross
LCS Liverpool Edge Hill to Crown Street Goods Branch 1.32 - 1.78 Olive Mount Junction
LCU Langley Mill Curve ?? - ??
LCZ Cinderford Loops see separate portions
LCZ1 Cinderford North Loop 17.69 - 18.14 Berkeley Road Junction
LCZ2 Cinderford South Loop 18.00 - 18.14 Berkeley Road Junction
LDA Llandaff Loop 4.41 - 4.71 Cardiff Bute Road Structure also listed at 3.68
LDB Luton to Dunstable Branch link 0.00 - 0.10 Luton South Junction
LDD Southall Loco & Diesel Depot 8.46 - 9.02 Paddington
LDK Langton Dock Branch ?? - ??
LDL Llanelly Dock Loop 224.51 - 225.15 Paddington via Stroud
LDN Loddington Branch 1.53 - 3.65 Cransley Branch Junction
LDP Leyton Depot ?? - ?? GE ??
LDS Leadhills Branch 0.00 - 7.24 Elvanfoot Junction
LDU Leamside and Durham Line 0.00 - 2.46 Auckland Junction
LDY Londonderry Branch 0.00 - 1.55 Ryhope Grange Junction
LDZ Llandillo Loop Line 223.49 - 224.01 and 0.00 - 0.40 Paddington via Stroud and Llandillo Junction West (reverse) and Llandilo Junction
LEB Leith Branch 0.00 - 2.47 Crewe Junction
LEC London Euston to Crewe Line see separate portions
LEC1 London Euston to Rugby Trent Valley Junction -0.03 - 83.18 Euston
LEC2 Rugby Trent Valley Junction to Stafford South 83.18 - 133.04 Euston
LEC3 Stafford Station Area 133.04 - 133.60 Euston
LEC4 Stafford North to Crewe 133.60 - 157.20 Euston
LEC5 Crewe Station Area 157.20 - 159.00 Euston
LEC6 Norton Bridge Down Slow Line 137.42 - 139.64 Euston 2016 route
LED Ledbury Branch Now LEY
LED Little Eaton Junction to Denby Branch 131.04 - 137.54 St Pancras
LEE Lee Junction to Lee Spur Junction Curve 0.00 - 0.29 Lee Loop Junction
LEF Leavenseat Fork 0.00 - 0.18 Leavenseat Box Off Caledonian Railway Shotts line, connection to North British LEV
LEG Legbrannock Branch 0.00 - 0.50 Newhouse Junction Off Airdrie to Morningside line
LEH Leeds and Harrogate Line see separate portions
LEH1 Leeds Wortley Junction to Pannal Junction 0.16 - 14.60 Wortley Junction
LEH2 Pannal Junction to Starbeck North Junction 14.60 - 15.29 Wortley Junction
LEH3 Crimple Junction to Harrogate Station 15.20 - 17.24 Wortley Junction Formerly CFH2
LEI Leigh Branch 0.00 - 3.32 Pennington South Junction
LEJ Leatherhead and Effingham Junction Line 18.10 - 22.15 Waterloo via Worcester Park
LEK Etruria to Kidsgrove Loop 0.00 - 7.25 Etruria Junction
LEL Lydney East Loop Now LEP
LEL Lifford West Junction to East Junction Line 46.11 - 46.36 Derby via Camp Hill Line
LEM Leavenseat Branch 0.00 - 0.18 Levenseat Siding LMS route
LEN Longlands, Eaglescliffe and Newcastle Line see separate portions
LEN1 Leeds to Northallerton High Junction 14.60 - 42.21 Leeds Wortley Junction via Pannal Junction and Starbeck avoiding Harrogate
LEN2 Northallerton High Junction to East Low Junction 0.00 - 0.36 Northallerton High Junction
LEN3 East Low Junction to Newcastle East Junction via Hartlepool 42.79 - 101.59 Leeds Wortley Junction via Harrogate Starbeck and Northallerton Low Level Some structures also have DSN2 references
LEP Lydney East Loop 7.71 - 8.01 Berkeley Road Junction Formerly LEL
LEV Leavenseat Branch 0.00 - 0.61 Leavenseat Branch Junction, Fauldhouse & Crofthead LNER route
LEW Leeds to Wetherby Line 0.00 - 10.56 Cross Gates East Junction
LEX Littleworth Extension Branch 0.00 - 0.41 Littleworth Junction Off East Cannock Junction to Norton branch, LNW, Littleworth Junction to Cross Keys Junction
LEY Ledbury Branch 0.00 - 17.37 Over Junction Formerly LED
LEZ Bromyard Branch 135.01 - 147.79 Paddington via Didcot and Charlbury Now part of BYB
LFB Llanfyllin Branch 1: mileage change to Llanfyllin 1.17 - 8.44 Llanymynech South Junction
LFL Low Fell Civil Engineers Depot 0.13 - 0.37 Low Fell Junction
LFN Lincoln Fossdyke Navigation (GN and GE Joint canal) n/a n/a Canal bridges only
LFS Larkfield South Curve see separate portions
LFS1 Larkfield Junction to Langside Junction 101.01 - 101.17 Carlisle
LFS2 Langside Junction to Muirhouse South Junction/Strathbungo Junction 0.61 - 1.19 Gorbals Junction
LGB Llangollen Goods Branch 5.46 - 5.72 Llangollen Line Junction via Llangollen Goods Junction (reverse direction and count)
LGC Loanhead to Glencorse Branch 10.33 - 14.62 Edinburgh Waverley via Portobello Junction
LGS Largs Line see separate portions
LGS1 Kilwinning Junction to Holm Junction 25.65 - 30.44 Bridge Street Station
LGS2 Holm Junction to Largs 30.44 - 42.07 Bridge Street Station
LGW Linacre Gas Works Branch 0.76 - 1.32 Fazakerley North Junction
LGZ Llanelly Dock Goods Branch 224.68 - 225.11 Paddington via Stroud
LHB Lowestoft Harbour Branch 116.58 - 117.35 Liverpool Street
LHC Leith Central Branch 1.03 - 2.06 Edinburgh Waverley
LHD Lawhead Branch 0.00 - 1.11 Lawhead Junction
LHI Llanhilleth Branch 5.36 - 6.63 Taff Vale Extension Junction
LHJ Lostock Hall Junction to Preston Fishergate via Skew Bridge Line 26.18 - 28.61 Liverpool Exchange
LHL Lostock Hall Lines (also known as Farington Old Curve) 0.00 - 0.77 Farington Junction
LHN Little Hulton Branch see separate portions
LHN1 Roe Green Junction to Bolton Rothwell Street Junction 0.00 - 4.78 Roe Green Junction
LHN2 Little Hulton Mineral Branch 0.00 - 1.11 Little Hulton Junction
LHR London Heathrow Branch Now HLL
LHS Leith Docks Branch see separate portions
LHS1 Portobello Junction to Docks 0.00 - 2.51 + docks Portobello Junction
LHS2 Seafield Junction to South Depot 2.22 - 2.66 + depot Portobello Junction
LHS3 unknown 0.00 - 2.37
LHY Lincoln Holmes Yard 82.56 - 83.25 Huntingdon South Junction via St Ives (reverse)
LIA Lincoln Avoiding Line 0.00 - 3.11 Greetwell West Junction
LIC Linwood Branch 0.00 - 2.07 Blackstone Junction
LIG Linwood Branch 0.00 - 0.61 Cart Junction Glasgow and South Western Railway route
LIJ Liskeard Junction 8.51 - 8.73 Looe Quay via Coombe Junction (reverse)
LIL Liskeard Loop 6.74 - 8.67 Looe Quay via Coombe Junction (reverse)
LIM Limestone Branch 13.56 - 14.07 Llandilo Junction
LIT Litchurch Branch 0.00 - 0.62 Derby Station North Box
LIV Liversedge Branch see separate portions
LIV1 Heckmondwike Junction to Thornhill Junction 0.00 - 2.28 Heckmondwike Junction
LIV2 MPM&TM to Heckmondwike Spen Junction 0.00 - 0.24 MPM&TM Junction Opened 29.11.1965 to serve National Benzole Siding
LIV3 Heckmondwike Spen Junction to Liversedge 3.73 - 5.30 Heaton Lodge South Junction
LIV4 Ravensthorpe Branch ?? - ?? Duplicate of LIV1?
LIW Langloan Ironworks Branch 0.00 - 0.39 Langloan Weighs Junction
LJC Lostock Junction Connecting Line 0.00 - 1.12 Chew Moor Junction
LJL Llandillo Junction to Llanelly Line Now LJL1
LJL Llandillo Junction to Llanelly Line see separate portions
LJL1 Nevill's Dock End to Llanelly Dock 223.50 - 224.79 Paddington via Stroud
LJL2 Llanelli Dock Junction to Llanelli Dock 224.68 - 225.12 Paddington via Stroud
LJR Lancaster Canal Tram Road ?? ?? Old line in Preston removed 1870s
LJT Llandudno Junction and Trawsfynydd Branch see separate portions
LJT1 Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog 0.30 - 27.53 Llandudno Junction
LJT2 Bala to Blaenau Ffestiniog 0.00 - 25.45 Bala Junction
LKD Lakeside Branch 0.00 - 7.71 Plumpton Junction
LKL Lumphinnans Loop 0.00 - 0.22 Lumphinnans North Junction
LKY Lumphinnans to Kelty 0.00 - 1.53 Lumphinnans Central Junction
LLA Llanelly to Llandillo Line 0.00 - 18.17 Llandeilo Junction
LLB Leslie Branch 0.00 - 4.36 Leslie
LLD Lydney Lower Dock Branch 8.32 - 9.72 Berkeley Road Junction via Docks Branch Junction (reverse)
LLG Low Level Goods 0.12 - 2.59 West London Junction
LLH Llanarth Branch 0.08 - ?? Courtybella (Town Dock) Junction
LLI Liverpool Independent Lines 157.71 - 158.73 Euston
LLJ Llandudno to Llandudno Junction Branch 0.00 - 3.14 Llandudno Junction
LLL Ladywell Loop Line (Parks Bridge Junction to Ladywell Junction) 6.23 - 6.41 Charing Cross Original measure via Lewisham/Ladywell Junction (reverse), later remiled 6.13 - 6.29 direct
LLP Longlands Loop (Northallerton) see separate portions
LLP1 Longlands Loop Junction to Boroughbridge Road Level Crossing via Down Loop 28.67 - 29.72 York
LLP2 Boroughbridge Road Level Crossing to East Low Junction 42.21 - 42.79 Leeds Wortley Junction via Harrogate Starbeck and Northallerton Low Level
LLP3 Boroughbridge Road Level Crossing to Longlands Loop Junction via Up Loop 0.00 - 0.69 Boroughbridge Road Level Crossing
LLPZ Longlands to Boroughbridge Road Level Crossing via Down Loop 28.71 - 29.72 York Not in GEOGIS but present in a structure maintenance system. Mostly duplicates LLP1
LLR Lybster Light Railway (Wick to Lybster) 0.19 - 13.63 Wick
LLS Lea Junction to Loughton Junction (now Temple Mills East Junction) Loop (Stratford) see separate portions
LLS1 High Meads Junction to Temple Mills East Junction 0.15 - 0.59 Channelsea North Junction
LLS2 Lea Junction to High Meads Junction 0.51 - 0.65 Victoria Park Junction
LLY Landore Depot (Swansea) 214.65 - 215.05 Paddington via Stroud
LLZ Llwyncelyn Branch 22.70 - 23.12/ 0.00 - 0.23 Brecon/Llwyncelyn Junction
LMB Letham Branch ?? - ?? Letham Mill Siding on ABG??
LMC Limehouse Curve 0.00 - 0.23 Limehouse Junction
LMD Longsight Maintenance Depot see separate portions
LMD1 Carriage Cleaning Shed 187.10 - 187.49 Euston
LMD2 Up Freight Sidings 187.26 - 187.47 Euston
LMD3 TMD North Shed 187.27 - 187.46 Euston
LMD4 South Shed 187.11 - 187.27 Euston
LMD5 Hyde Road Sidings 187.20 - 187.55 Euston
LMD6 Carriage Washing Line 187.10 - 187.53 Euston
LMD7 Electric Traction Depot 187.07 - 187.24 Euston
LMD8 North End Arrival and Departure Roads 187.48 - 187.55 Euston
LMK Lanemark Branch 55.63 - 56.40 Glasgow Bridge Street via Dalry Extension of KSH
LML Lambhill Branch 0.00 - 0.50 Possil Caledonian Railway route
LMR Longmoor Military Railway ?? - ?? MOD property
LMW Lesmahagow Branch 1.44 - 15.48 Lesmahagow Junction, Motherwell Ross Junction to Alton Heights Junction
LNG Linrigg Branch 0.00 - 0.08 Linrigg Colliery Siding Newhouse
LNH Longniddry Junction to Haddington Branch 13.18 - 18.01 Edinburgh Waverley
LNJ Launceston Junction 31.33 - 31.55 Tavistock Junction
LNK Lanark Branch 0.00 - 2.45 Lanark Junction
LNL Lincoln Loop Line see separate portions
LNL1 Spalding to Boston Sleaford Junction 93.24 - 106.70 Kings Cross
LNL2 Boston, East Lincs Junction to sewer no 38A 107.61 - 137.54 Kings Cross
LNL3 Sewer no 38A to Lincoln, Pelham Street Junction 137.54 - 138.13 Kings Cross
LNR Rutherglen Sidings (London Road Branch) 0.05 - 1.20 Rutherglen Central Junction
LOB Louth to Bardney Line 129.10 - 150.13 Kings Cross
LOC Loughborough Junction and Canterbury Road Junction Line 3.39 - 3.78 Holborn Viaduct
LOD London Docks Branch 0.00 - 0.17 London Docks Junction
LOF Lostwithiel and Fowey Branch 277.42 - 282.65 Paddington via Box and Plymouth Millbay (reverse)
LOM Lofthouse to Methley Branch 178.14 - 183.17/ 0.00 - 5.03 Kings Cross/Methley Line Junction
LOO Liskeard and Looe Railway/Looe and Moorswater Branch 0.00 - 7.29 Looe Quay
LOP Lochend Loop 0.00 - 0.25 Lochend Junction
LOS Lofthouse to Stourton Branch 178.47 - 184.00 Kings Cross
LPJ Lyoncross to Paisley St James Line 108.51 - ?? Carlisle via Motherwell, Larkfield Junction and Terminus Junctions
LPJ2 Barrhead (Paisley & Barrhead District) ?? - ?? Carlisle
LPW Wellingborough Loop 0.00 - 0.63 Wellingborough Junction
LRD Longriggend Branches ?? - ??
LRE Lanridge Branch 0.00 - 0.69 Lenbranock Branch Junction
LRG Lothian Road Goods Branch ≈100.67 - 100.78 Carlisle
LRK Larkhall Branch 0.00 - 3.00 Haughhead Junction
LRY Leeman Road Yard (York) 0.00 - ?? ?? Listed as 0.00 - 1.00
LSB Lincoln Street Crossing to Babbington Colliery (Cinder Hill) Branch 128.15 - 129.01 St Pancras via Corby
LSC Leamington Spa and Coventry Line see separate portions
LSC1 Leamington Spa to Milverton 106.25 - 107.06 Paddington
LSC2 Milverton to Coventry 0.00 - 8.45 Milverton
LSG Lynedoch Street Goods Branch 0.00 - 0.10 Greenock Lynedoch Station
LSN Lenton South to North Junctions Curve 0.00 - 0.27 Lenton South Junction
LSS Landor Street Junction to St Andrews Junction 40.58 - 41.18 Derby Formerly part of SKN
LSY Lincoln St Marks South Yard 32.38 - 32.65 Nottingham London Road Junction
LTC Loughborough Junction and Cambria Junction Line 3.34 - 3.57 Holborn Viaduct
LTG New Cross Gate LUL Lines 2.47 - 2.74 London Bridge
LTH Leigham Spur 6.20 - 6.40 London Bridge
LTN Liverpool Street and Norwich Line see separate portions
LTN1 Liverpool Street to Trowse Lower Junction 0.00 - 113.68 Liverpool Street via Ipswich
LTN2 Trowse Lower Junction to Norwich 123.00 - 124.09 Liverpool Street via Cambridge
LTO Llantrisant No. 1 Branch 2.70 - 9.71 Cardiff Central
LTR Llantrisant Branch 1.04 - 5.28 Mwyndy Junction
LTV Lichfield Trent Valley Curve 0.00 - 0.22 Lichfield High Level Goods Loop Junction
LTX New Cross LUL Lines 4.38 - 4.70 Charing Cross
LUD Lydney Upper Dock Branch Now LUK
LUD Ludgershall Branch see separate portions
LUD1 Andover Junction to Red Post Junction 66.26 - 67.61 Waterloo
LUD2 Red Post Junction to Ludgershall 0.00 - 5.71 Red Post Junction Formerly part of AND
LUK Lydney Upper Dock Branch 8.60 - 9.50 Berkeley Road Junction via Docks Branch Junction (reverse)
LVE Leen Valley Extension Line 145.68 - 147.55 Kings Cross
LVN Leven Shipyard Branch 115.24 - 115.52 Carlisle via Rutherglen, Glasgow Central Low Level and Old Kilpatrick
LVS Liverpool Street platforms 11 to 18 0.02 - 0.23 Liverpool Street
LVT Lewisham Vale and Tanners Hill Line 5.29 - 5.57 Charing Cross
LVX Leen Valley Extension 138.45 - 148.09 Kings Cross Listed as 138.35 - 145.10
LVY Leen Valley Railway 129.76 - 137.03 Kings Cross
LWA Remote Structures ('Long Way Away') n/a n/a Supersedes individual portions of LWA
LWA Remote Structures ('Long Way Away') see separate portions
LWA1 BR Eastern Region n/a n/a Listed as 0.00 - 0.01
LWA2 BR Midland Region n/a n/a Listed as 0.10 - 1.00
LWA3 BR Scottish Region n/a n/a Listed as 0.00 - 0.02
LWA4 BR Southern Region n/a n/a Listed as 0.00 - 0.00; later LWAC
LWA5 BR Western Region n/a n/a Listed as 0.00 - 0.36
LWAC Remote Structures ('Long Way Away') n/a n/a Formerly LWA4
LWB Leighswood Branch 0.00 - 1.79 Leighs Wood Branch Junction
LWE Lenwade Estates Branch ?? - ?? Possible branch from Lenwade Station M&GN
LWG Leith Walk Goods Branch 1.29 - 1.52 Edinburgh Waverley
LWL Lydney West Loop 8.22 - 8.47 Berkeley Road Junction via Lydney Junction (reverse)
LWW Leeds West to Whitehall Junction Line see separate portions
LWW1 Leeds Station to Leeds West Junction 20.47 - 20.70 Selby South Junction Now in DOL2
LWW2 Leeds West Junction to Whitehall East Junction 0.00 - 0.22 Leeds West Junction Now in DOL2
LWY Lincoln West Yard 0.00 - 0.47 West Holmes Junction
LWZ Llangurig Branch 0.12 - 4.68 Penpontbren Junction
LXC Lennox Colliery Branch ?? - ??
LXG Lennoxtown Goods Branch 0.00 - 0.20 Blane Valley Junction
LXJ Liverpool Exchange Junction to Liverpool Exchange Station Line 35.57 - 36.52 Manchester Victoria
LYD Lydford Junction 207.19 - 207.28 Waterloo
LYE Smithy Lye Sidings (Glasgow Central) 0.18 - 0.45 Bridge Street Junction
LYM Lyme Regis Branch 0.09 - 6.59 Axminster