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Codes beginning L

Last update 16 August 2018

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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 Langloan Ironworks Branch, NB, near Coatbridge
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 - 6.49 Holbeck West Junction  
    LBE2 Laisterdyke East Junction to Laisterdyke West Junction 190.24 - 190.50 King's Cross via Birkenshaw Line  
    LBE3 Laisterdyke West Junction to Hammerton Street Junction 190.50 - 191.30 King's Cross via Birkenshaw Line  
    LBE4 Hammerton Street Junction to Mill Lane Junction 191.30 - 191.78 King's 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 King's 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 King's 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 To Wanlockhead
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 - 15.20 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 - 14.52 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 - 3.00 + docks Portobello Junction  
    LHS2 Seafield Junction to South Depot 2.22 - 2.54 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 - 1.53 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  
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 Curve to Lumphinnans East Junction
LKY Lumphinnans to Kelty 27.00 - 28.30 Stirling via Cowdenbeath Old Lumphinnans Central Junction to Kelty
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  
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 King's Cross  
    LNL2 Boston, East Lincs Junction to sewer no 38A 107.61 - 137.54 King's Cross  
    LNL3 Sewer no 38A to Lincoln, Pelham Street Junction 137.54 - 138.13 King's Cross  
LNR Rutherglen Sidings (London Road Branch) 0.05 - 1.20 Rutherglen Central Junction  
LOB Louth to Bardney Line 129.10 - 150.13 King's 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
King's 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 - 178.61 King's 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  
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 King's 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 King's Cross Listed as 138.35 - 145.10
LVY Leen Valley Railway 129.76 - 137.03 King's 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  

 

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