Engineer's Line References (ELRs)

A (hopefully) comprehensive listing

Codes beginning R

Last update 24 July 2021

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ELR Line name Mileages Datum Notes
RAC Radford Junction to Linby Colliery Branch 125.56 - 136.66 St Pancras via Corby
RAD Radyr Branch 0.26 - 4.41 Cardiff Central
RAM Ramp Line (Port Talbot) 0.00 - 0.74 Ramp Line (Overbridge) Junction
RAN Ramsey North Branch 69.29 - 75.14/ 0.00 - 5.65 Kings Cross/Holme
RAV Ravenscraig No 1 Branch 87.68 - 88.39 Carlisle To 89.14??
RAZ Rassa Tramroad 20.27 - 22.72 Courtybella
RBF Redheugh Bank Foot Line see separate portions
RBF1 Swalwell Junction to mileage change 3.15 - 3.79 Newcastle Part of NEC1 formation
RBF2 Mileage change to West Dunston 0.00 - 0.63 Wickham Junction
RBF3 Redheugh Branch 0.63 - 1.67 Whickham Junction
RBG Raebog Branch 0.00 - 0.62 Raebog Junction
RBJ Brownieside Branch 0.00 - 1.46 Rawyards
RBS Rugby Birmingham and Stafford Line see separate portions
RBS1 Rugby to Birmingham 83.18 - 112.73 Euston
RBS2 Birmingham to Bushbury Junction 0.05 - 14.43 Birmingham New Street
RBS3 Bushbury Junction to Stafford 15.32 - 28.50 Birmingham Curzon Street via Bescot
RBY Reedham Berney Arms and Yarmouth Line 12.28 - 19.35 Norwich
RBZ Riverside Branch (Llanelly) 224.66 - 225.20 Paddington via Stroud
RCB Rutherglen and Coatbridge Branch 0.00 - 7.04 Rutherglen East Junction
RCD Rossington Colliery Branch 71.58 - 72.63 Manchester Victoria via Wakefield Black Carr East junction - Rossington Colliery, constructed by LNER but continued Dearne Valley mileage. Also listed as RCB
RCH Ringwood to Christchurch Line 103.72 - 112.23 Waterloo
RCL Riddochill Branch 0.00 - 0.23 Bathgate
RCM Ramcroft Colliery Branch 0.00 - 0.45 Ramcroft Colliery Junction
RDB Runcorn Dukes Dock Branch 0.00 - 1.18 Runcorn Junction
RDG Reading Line see separate portions
RDG1 Waterloo to Wokingham Junction 0.05 - 36.35 Waterloo
RDG2 Wokingham Junction to Reading 61.72 - 68.68 Charing Cross via Redhill Formerly part GRG2
RDK Ramsden Dock Branch (Barrow in Furness) see separate portions
RDK1 Salthouse Junction to Ramsden Dock 27.59 - 29.69 Carnforth
RDK2 Buccleuch Junction to Hindpool North 28.14 - 30.28 Carnforth
RDL Renfrew and District Line 1.62 - 3.71 Cardonald Junction
RDO St Pancras High Speed 0.228km - 1.409km St Pancras Exact name and derivation of letters unclear
RDR Redcar 20.09 - 22.16 Darlington
RDW Red Wharf Bay and Benllech Branch 0.00 - 6.60 Holland Arms Junction
RDY Radyr Down Yard 3.76 - 4.35 Cardiff Central
REB Redmire Branch see separate portions
REB1 Northallerton Low Junction to Castle Hills Inner Junction 0.00 - 0.48 Northallerton Low Junction
REB2 Castle Hills Inner Junction to Redmire 0.48 - 22.34 Northallerton Low Junction
REB3 Redmire to Hawes 22.34 - 33.48 Northallerton Low Junction
REB4 Castle Hill Junction to Castle Hills Inner Junction 0.00 - 0.28 Castle Hills Junction
RED Redhill Line see separate portions
RED1 Stoats Nest Junction to Coulsdon mileage change 14.24 - 15.02 London Bridge
RED2 Coulsdon mileage change to Earlswood Junction 16.66 - 23.16 Charing Cross
REN Renfrew Branch see separate portions
REN1 Waps to Porterfield Road 0.39 - 2.00 Green Law Junction
REN2 Paisley Green Law Junction to Cart Harbour 0.00 - 0.75 Green Law Junction
RET Retew Branch 0.07 - 4.02 St Dennis Junction
REX Rexco Sidings see separate portions
REX1 Ollerton West Junction to mileage change 0.00 - 0.60 Ollerton West Junction
REX2 Mileage change to Rexco Sidings 4.78 - 5.20 Farnsfield Junction Off MFD2
REY Ramsgate Yards see separate portions
REY1 Sidings 1 to 5 0.00 - 1.00
REY2 Sidings 6 to 25 -0.01 - 1.00
RFF Rheilffordd Ffestiniog [Ffestiniog Railway] 0.00 - 13.75 Porthmadog
RFL Preston Ribble Fork Line 0.00 - 0.22 Middleforth Junction
RFM Reading Feeder Main Line 36.13 - 36.73 Paddington
RFO Rotherham Forge ?? - ??
RFR Reading Feeder Relief Line 36.25 - 36.68 Paddington
RFW Renfrew Branch 2.00 - 3.20 Green Law Junction
RGH Rough Castle Branch 0.00 - 2.40 Rough Castle Branch Junction
RGW Romford Gas Works and Lower Yard 12.00 - 12.27 Liverpool Street
RGY Rugby Goods Yards see separate portions
RGY1 South TMD and Carriage Sidings 81.75 - 82.44 Euston via Kilsby
RGY2 North and Stabling Sidings 82.49 - 83.14 Euston via Kilsby
RHB Ramsgate Harbour Branch 0.00 - 1.19/ 77.73 - 79.12 Harbour Junction/ Victoria via Herne Hill
RHD Rosyth Royal Dockyard Branch see separate portions
RHD1 Inverkeithing South Junction to mile post 1 0.02 - 1.00 Inverkeithing South Junction
RHD2 Mile post 1 to Rosyth Dock 1.00 - 2.25 + sidings Inverkeithing South Junction
RHE Ripley and Heanor Railway see separate portions
RHE1 Extension No 1 129.71 - 133.37 St Pancras
RHE2 Extension No 2 133.37 - 135.30 St Pancras
RHN Robin Hood - Newmarket Colliery (Bottom Boat) 0.00 - 2.55 Robin Hood Junction
RHO Rhos Branch 0.00 - 3.19 Rhos Junction
RHS Roundhouse Branch 0.00 - 0.49 Roundhouse Junction
RHY Rothesay Dock Lines see separate portions
RHY1 Clydebank Dock Junction to Clydebank Dock West Junction 0.00 - 0.28 Clydebank Dock Junction See also ZZE7
RHY2 Clydebank Dock West Junction to Rothesay Dock Boundary 0.28 - 0.51 Clydebank Dock Junction See also ZZE7
RHY3 Clydebank Dock West Junction to Yoker Junction 0.00 - 0.26 Clydebank Dock West Junction See also ZZE7
RIC Riccarton Branch see separate portions
RIC1 Kay Park Junction to Bellfield Junction 0.00 - 1.06 Kay Park Junction
RIC2 Riccarton to Bellfield Junction 1.75 - 2.20 Thirdpart Junction
RID Richmond Branch 0.00 - 9.69 Eryholme Junction
RIG Renishaw Ironworks Branch (GC) 0.30 - 0.32 Renishaw Central Station
RIK Rickmansworth Branch see separate portions
RIK1 Rickmansworth Branch 0.31 - 3.36 Watford High St Junction
RIK2 Croxley Mills Branch 0.00 - 0.38 Croxley Mills Ground Frame
RIM Renishaw Ironworks Branch (Mid) 0.31 - 0.38 + private portion Renishaw Iron Co's Siding Junction
RIP Ripponden Branch 28.59 - 32.39 Manchester Victoria via Sowerby Bridge Junction (reverse)
RJB Romiley Junction to Bredbury Junction Line (Romiley Curve) 178.30 - 179.59 St Pancras
RJS Roudham Junction to Swaffham Line 0.00 - 18.41 Swaffham station
RKN Rankinston Colliery Branch 0.00 - 0.42 Rankinston Branch Junction
RLB Riddings Junction to Langholm Branch 0.00 - 7.09 Riddings Junction
RLG Rillington Junction to Grosmont Junction 0.00 - 24.44 Rillington Junction
RLL Reading Low Level Goods Lines 68.25 - 68.54 Charing Cross via Redhill Modern route mostly on old RLL2 formation
RLL Reading Low Level Goods Lines see separate portions
RLL1 Kings Meadow to Reading Coal Yard 35.08 - 36.10 Paddington
RLL2 Connecting line from RDG2 to RLL1, passing under MLN1 35.30 - 35.48/ 68.24 - 68.42 Paddington/Charing Cross
RLY Ripple Lane Yards 8.60 - 10.27 Fenchurch Street
RMB Roddymoor Branch ?? - ?? Near Durham
RMC Rotherham Main Colliery Branch ?? - ??
RMJ Rowrah - Marron Junction line 3.49 - 17.77 Mire House Junction
RML Rotherham Maltby and Laughton Railway see separate portions
RML1 Thurcroft Colliery Siding to Braithwell Junction 6.32 - 8.48 Brancliffe East Junction
RML2 Braithwell Junction to Silverwood Colliery 8.48 - 10.39 Brancliffe East Junction
RMS Ramsgate to Margate Sands Line 0.00 - 3.64 Ramsgate Town listed to 5.08
RMY Roath Marshalling Yard 3.77 - 4.43 Roath Branch Junction
RNC Rutherglen West Curve 0.00 - 0.29 Rutherglen West Junction Possibly also known as North Curve
RNH Rosehall North Branch 0.00 - 0.48 Rosehall North Box Serves Rosehall Collieries Nos 3, 12 and 14, NB near Whifflet
RNJ Reading New Junction 67.76 - 68.35 Charing Cross via Redhill
RNR Romney Junction to New Romney Line 72.41 - 75.46 (later 73.64 - 78.16) Charing Cross via Chelsfield
RNS Ramsgate New Sidings 85.53 - 85.78 Charing Cross via Chelsfield and Canterbury West
RNW Runton to North Walsham Line see separate portions
RNW1 Newstead Lane Junction to Runton West Junction 13.12 - 13.63 North Walsham via Mundesley Loop
RNW2 North Walsham to Roughton Road Junction 0.00 - 11.54 North Walsham via Mundesley Loop
ROA Roath Branch 0.00 - 6.29 Roath Branch Junction
ROA9 Roath Branch 3.77 - 4.43 Roath Branch Junction Now part of ROA
ROB Rothes to Orton Branch 0.00 - 3.05 Rothes Junction Opened 23 August 1858, closed 1 August 1866, track removed 1907
ROC Roath Dock Branch 0.00 - ≈1.00/ 168.20 - 168.60 Pengam Junction/Paddington via Stroud Formerly ROD
ROD Roath Dock Branch Now ROC
ROD Rothesay Dock Branch 0.00 - 1.16 Scotstoun West Junction
ROJ Reading Old Junction 68.23 - 68.51 Charing Cross via Redhill
ROK Rock Sidings/Old Llanfyllin Branch 0.00 - 1.30 Llanymynech Old Junction
ROL Rolle Quay Branch (Barnstaple) 0.00 - 0.27 Barnstaple
RON Royton Branch 8.32 - 9.47 Manchester Victoria
ROS Ross to Little Mill Junction 0.02 - 29.30 Ross-on-Wye
ROT Redcar Ore Terminal Branch 20.05 - 20.42 + ?? Darlington
ROU Romford and Upminster Branch 0.00 - 3.30 Romford
ROW Rowrah Branch 0.00 - 6.41 Rowrah Branch Junction
ROY Royston Branch 178.26 - 186.35 St Pancras via Cudworth
ROZ Roath Goods Branch 2.53 - 3.16 Roath Branch Junction
RPD Radyr Pre-assembly Depot 4.04 - 4.33 Cardiff Central
RPE Raynes Park to Epsom Line 8.34 - 14.27 Waterloo
RRC Rathbone Road Coal Yard 0.00 - 0.22 Engine Shed Junction
RRN Rugeley to Ryecroft Line see separate portions
RRN1 Ryecroft Junction to Cannock 0.00 - 7.20 Ryecroft Junction
RRN2 Cannock to Rugeley North Junction 7.20 - 14.69 Ryecroft Junction
RRN3 Rugeley Power Station 13.69 - 15.29 Ryecroft Junction
RRY Robroyston Branch 0.00 - 1.37 Robroyston Branch Junction
RRZ Rhymney and Nantybwch Line 23.66 - 26.63 Cardiff East Dock 23.66 - 23.77 now in CAR. 25.26 - 26.63 = 13.74 - 15.31 ex Abergavenny Junction in MTA
RSB Rhondda and Swansea Bay Line 0.00 - 24.38 R&SB Junction (Treherbert Junction)
RSB1 Rhondda and Swansea Bay Line abandoned 1935 in connection with Briton Ferry alterations 17.20 - 18.28 R&SB Junction (Treherbert Junction)
RSC Roundwood Chord Junction to Silverwood Colliery Line 7.24 - 7.60 Woodburn Junction
RSD Rugby to Stamford Line 0.00 - 35.32 Rugby
RSH Rosehall South Branch 0.00 - 0.27 Rosehall South Box Serves Rosehall Collieries Nos 4, 7 and 13, NB near Whifflet
RSJ Redhill to Shalford Junction Line 22.46 - 41.60 Charing Cross
RSK Roskear Branch 313.17 - 314.10 Paddington via Box, Plymouth Millbay (reverse) and Roskear Junction (reverse)
RSL Rosehall and Langloan Curve see separate portions
RSL1 Langloan Junction to Rosehall Junction 6.34 - 6.59 Rutherglen East Junction
RSL2 Whifflet North Junction to Rosehall Junction 0.00 - 0.34 Whifflet North Junction
RST Regent Street Branch 0.00 - 0.09 Greenock Central
RSW Rose Street Curve (Inverness) 117.56 - 118.01 Perth
RSY Rothesay Dock Branch (also Yoker Depot) 0.00 - 0.74 + dock Clydebank Dock Junction Now ZZE7
RSZ Swansea Riverside Branch/Swansea Harbour Branch 24.28 - 24.34 R&SB Junction
RTB Radcliffe South Junction to Bradley Fold Junction Line 7.17 - 8.56 Manchester Victoria via Cheetham Hill Junction
RTC Reading Traincare Depot 36.14 - 37.40 London Paddington
RTJ Redbridge to Tunnel Junction (Salisbury) Line see separate portions
RTJ1 Romsey to Redbridge Junction 18.16 - 23.31 Andover Junction via Stockbridge
RTJ2 Romsey to Tunnel Junction 80.35 - 96.05 Waterloo via Eastleigh (reverse)
RTR Reading Triangle Sidings see separate portions
RTR1 Reading Triangle DMU Sidings 36.36 - 36.64 Paddington
RTR2 Reading Triangle Loco Sidings 36.27 - 36.71 Paddington
RTS Rugby and Leamington Line -0.09 - 14.37 Leamington Branch Junction Note: culvert listed at 14.52
RTT Redhill To Tonbridge Line 22.51 - 42.09 Charing Cross
RUA Ruabon and Barmouth Line 0.00 - 52.23 Llangollen Line Junction
RUB Rufford Junction to Bilsthorpe Colliery Branch (Mansfield) see separate portions
RUB1 Rufford Junction to Bilsthorpe Colliery Junction 0.00 - 1.08 Rufford Colliery Junction
RUB2 Bilsthorpe Colliery Junction to Bilsthorpe Colliery 1.08 - 4.39 Rufford Colliery Junction
RUC Rufford Colliery Branch see separate portions
RUC1 Rufford Colliery Junction to Rufford Colliery Headshunt 0.00 - 2.15 Rufford Colliery Junction
RUC2 Rufford Colliery to Junction for Rufford Colliery 1.50 - 1.70 Rufford Colliery Junction This route unclear at present
RUC3 Clipstone Colliery Branch No 1 144.19 - 147.35 St Pancras via Corby and Newstead
RUC4 Clipstone Colliery Branch No 2 146.55 - 147.33 St Pancras via Corby and Newstead
RUC5 Rufford Colliery Branch 143.60 - 145.10 St Pancras via Corby and Newstead
RUD Ruddington Chord (Loughborough) 92.23 - 92.49 Manchester via Penistone
RUM Ruchill Branch 0.00 - ?? Possil Junction LM&SR route
RUN Ruchill Branch 0.00 - 0.67 Possilpark L&NER route. To Ruchill Goods
RUS Rushey Platt Curve 32.30 - 32.61 Red Post Junction
RUZ Ruthern Bridge Branch 3.09 - 4.49 Wadebridge
RVC Ravensbourne Chord 0.00 - 0.48 Ravensbourne Junction
RVE Riverside Branch see separate portions
RVE1 Riverside Junction to Carville 0.00 - 4.27 Riverside Junction
RVE2 Carville to Willington 4.27 - 6.43 Riverside Junction
RVS Old Kilpatrick Branch see separate portions
RVS1 Clydebank Junction to mileage change 0.00 - 0.04 Clydebank Junction
RVS2 Mileage change to Old Kilpatrick 109.05 - 113.46 Carlisle via Rutherglen and Glasgow Central Low Level
RWB Radiator Works Branch (Ella Street Loop) 3.09 - 4.02 Alexandra Dock
RWC Reading West Curve 0.00 - 0.43 Reading West Junction
RWD River Witham (South Delph/Fiskerton) Branch 1.00 - 2.00 Bridges only
RWF Radcliffe West Fork 0.00 - 0.43 Radcliffe West Junction
RWJ Rugby to Wigston Junction (Leicester) Line 0.00 - 16.61 Wigston North Junction
RWR Ravenswood Junction to Reston Branch 0.00 - 29.26 Reston
RWS Sunderland South Dock Branch (River Wear Commisioners) 1.53 - 2.44 Ryhope Grange Junction
RWT Rolleston West Curve 0.00 - 1.05 Fiskerton Junction Rolleston Junction and Southwell
RYE Rye Harbour Branch 73.07 - 75.01 Charing Cross via Chelsfield (mileage reversal at junction with RYE)
RYH Romiley and Hyde Branch see separate portions
RYH1 Romiley to Woodley Junction 178.33 - 179.44 St Pancras via Toton
RYH2 Hyde Junction to Woodley Junction 6.16 - 8.74 Manchester Piccadilly via Guide Bridge