Engineer's Line References (ELRs)

A (hopefully) comprehensive listing

Codes beginning Y

Last update 26 May 2021

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ELR Line name Mileages Datum Notes
YAL Yarmouth to Lowestoft Line 0.00 - 9.30 Lowestoft Coke Ovens Junction
YAQ Yarmouth North Quay Branch 18.09 - 19.71 Norwich via Acle
YAT Yate Branch 119.75 - 121.28 Derby Remiled 1970: formerly 0.00 - 1.34 ex Westerleigh West Junction. Sometimes included in BGL2
YBZ Yate Branch (Down Loop Line) 0.38 - 1.34 Westerleigh West Junction
YCI Yniscedwyn Ironworks Branch 13.21 - 13.44 Swansea St Thomas Station
YDS St Catherine's Junction to Decoy South Junction Curve 15.14 - 15.71 Brancliffe East Junction
YDZ Ynysydwr Loop Now YZD
YEA Yealmpton Branch 0.00 - 6.48 Plymstock Station
YEG Yarmouth Beach to Gorleston North Line 0.00 - 2.53 Lowestoft Line Junction Formerly 72.63 - 75.36
YEO Yeovil Branch 141.34 - 155.03 Paddington via Melksham and Yeovil
YFZ Ynysfach Loop Now YNF
YJP Yeovil Junction to Pen Mill 0.00 - 1.42 Yeovil Junction 0.00 - 1.06 formerly part of YVT, 1.06 - 1.11 formerly YSJ
YKR Yoker Line 0.00 - 4.73 Hyndland East Junction
YMC Yorkshire Main Colliery Branch 68.07 - 71.57 Manchester Victoria via Wakefield
YMS York Malton and Scarborough Line 0.09 - 42.06 York
YMW York to Market Weighton Line 1.55 - 22.56 York
YNC Yniscedwyn Branch 12.58 - 13.64 Swansea St Thomas Station
YNF Ynysfach Loop (includes part of Low Level Loop) 0.00 - 0.35 Ynysfach Junction Formerly YFZ
YNL Ynysybwl Loop 0.00 - 1.29 Stormstown Junction No 1
YNY Ynysybwl Branch 14.61 - 19.30 Cardiff Bute Road 15.72 - 16.04 now 1.29 - 1.41 (YNL mileage)
YNZ Ynysfach Branch 24.19 - 24.60 Cardiff Bute Road
YRC York Road Curve 1.57 - 2.13 Moorgate
YRG Doncaster York Road Goods 0.00 - 0.58 Doncaster Junction
YSG Ystradgynlais Branch 0.00 - 7.22 Colbren Junction
YSJ Yeovil South Junction 1.06 - 1.11 Yeovil Junction Now part of YJP
YST Ystrad Branch 0.00 - 0.47 Ystrad Branch Junction
YSZ Yspitty Branch 0.00 - 0.34 Yspitty Branch Junction
YTT Test Codes see separate portions
YTT1 Tony's ELR n/a n/a
YTT2 George's ELR n/a n/a
YVT Yeovil Town Branch 0.00 - 1.61 Yeovil Junction Listed to 1.51. 0.00 - 1.06 now in YJP
YZD Ynysydwr Loop 15.46 - 16.01 Cardiff Bute Road Formerly YDZ. 15.46 - 15.50 now DPB