Engineer's Line References (ELRs)

A (hopefully) comprehensive listing

Codes beginning Z

Last update 26 May 2021

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ELR Line name Mileages Datum Notes
ZDEL See System administration codes
ZGW1 See System administration codes
ZGW2 See System administration codes
ZIG Zig Zag Branch see separate portions
ZIG1 Zig Zag Junction to reversing spur 0.00 - 0.56 Zig Zag Lines Junction
ZIG2 Ffosyfran Junction to end of branch 0.51 - 1.32 Zig Zag Lines Junction via Ffosyfran Junction (reverse)
ZZA Various sidings see separate portions
ZZA1 Mauchline Junction Sidings 0.00 - 0.19 junction with ANN
ZZA2 Ayr Motive Power Depot 39.45 - 39.70 Bridge Street Station
ZZA3 Dalry Roche Sidings 0.00 - 0.28 Swinlees Junction
ZZA4 Barassie Overhead Line Depot 33.06 - 35.05 Bridge Street Station
ZZA5 Irvine Meadowhead Paper Mill Sidings 0.00 - 0.37 Junction with BAK
ZZA6 Shewalton Engineers Coup Sidings 5.71 - 6.28 Kilmarnock Junction
ZZA7 Hunslet Barclay Sidings 0.00 - 0.24 Junction with BAK
ZZA8 Kilmarnock Engineers Plant Depot 0.00 - 0.16 Kilmarnock Junction
ZZA9 Springburn Works Sidings 0.00 - 0.50
ZZB Various sidings see separate portions
ZZB1 Shields Depot Sidings 0.00 - 0.59
ZZB2 Corkerhill CSMD Sidings 2.27 - 3.13 Port Eglinton Junction
ZZB3 Haymarket Sprinter Depot 1.43 - 2.31 Edinburgh Waverley
ZZB4 Eastfield Sidings 1.71 - 2.28 Glasgow Queen Street Also shown as 0.00 - 0.37 from Cowlairs West Junction
ZZB5 Cowlairs Carriage Sidings 1.25 - 1.67 Glasgow Queen Street
ZZB6 Springburn Turkey Yard Sidings 0.00 - 0.24 Cowlairs West Junction
ZZB7 Kilmarnock Long Lyes Sidings 23.05 - 23.42 Gorbals Junction
ZZB8 Grangemouth Fouldubs Motive Power Depot 0.00 - 0.16 Fouldubs Junction
ZZB9 Slateford Yard 0.11 - 0.36 Craiglockhart Junction
ZZC Various sidings see separate portions
ZZC1 Coatbridge Gunnie Cement Works 0.00 - 0.46
ZZC2 Hunterston High Level Sidings 36.47 - 37.48 Bridge Street Station
ZZC3 ICI Drongans Sidings 0.00 - 0.55 Junction with MAX/CJD
ZZC4 Not allocated n/a n/a
ZZC5 Shettleston Plant Depot Sidings 3.17 - 3.25 High Street
ZZC6 Grangemouth Blue Circle Cement Sidings 0.00 - 0.24 Fouldubs Junction
ZZC7 Rutherglen Training School Sidings 0.00 - 0.37 Rutherglen West Junction
ZZC8 Motherwell Motive Power Depot Sidings 89.75 - 90.25 Carlisle
ZZC9 Mossend Up Yard 91.46 - 92.13 Carlisle via Ravenscraig No 1 and Jerviston Branch Formerly MYP. Also shown as 0.00 - 0.62 from Mossend North Junction
ZZD Various sidings see separate portions
ZZD1 Mossend Down Yard 91.43 - 92.47 Carlisle via Ravenscraig No 1 and Jerviston Branch Formerly MYO. Remainder now 0.00 - 0.78 from Burnhouse Junction
ZZD2 Gartsherrie Freightliner Depot Sidings 95.16 - 95.59 Carlisle via Ravenscraig No 1 and Jerviston Branch Remainder now 0.00 - 0.40 from south end (?) junction with SCM3
ZZD3 Stirling Middle Sidings -0.01 - 0.24 Stirling Middle Junction
ZZD4 Rutherglen Permanent Way Depot Sidings 0.00 - 0.43 Rutherglen Central Junction
ZZD5 Polmadie Carriage Servicing Depot Sidings 99.46 - 100.27 Carlisle Also shown as 0.00 - 0.73 from east end (?) junction with WCM2
ZZD6 Gushetfaulds Freightliner Terminal Sidings 0.00 - 0.37
ZZD7 Fort William British Aluminium Co Sidings 0.00 - 0.19 junction with WHL
ZZD8 Fort William Yard 0.02 - 0.46 Fort William Junction
ZZD9 Not allocated n/a n/a
ZZE Various sidings see separate portions
ZZE1 Ravenscraig No 2 Coal Dapot Sidings 0.00 - 0.64
ZZE2 Ravenscraig No 4 Iron Ore Terminal Sidings 0.00 - 0.57
ZZE3 Not allocated n/a n/a
ZZE4 Uddingston Blue Circle Cement Sidings 0.20 - 0.53 Uddingston Junction Remains now 0.00 - 0.24 from junction with EGS1
ZZE5 Plean Junction Caperboard Sidings 0.00 - 0.14
ZZE6 Muirhouse Workshops Sidings 0.19 - 0.35 Muirhouse South Junction Remainder now 0.00 - 0.21 from Muirhouse Central Junction
ZZE7 Rothsay Dock Siding to Yoker Yard 0.00 - 0.74 Clydebank Dock Junction
ZZE8 Not allocated n/a n/a
ZZE9 Kilwinning Station Up Sidings 25.55 - 25.71 Bridge Street Station Also shown as 0.00 - 0.16 from junction with AYR4
ZZF Various sidings see separate portions
ZZF1 BP Chemical Sidings (Grangemouth Branch) 2.67 - 3.70 Grangemouth Junction Remainder now 0.00 - 0.61 from junction with GMH
ZZF2 Dumbarton Engineers Sidings 0.00 - 0.45
ZZF3 Ayr Townhead EMU Sidings 40.53 - 41.19 Bridge Street Station Also shown as 0.00 - 0.35 from junction with STR1
ZZF4 Sighthill Junction to Springburn Works Boundary 102.58 - 103.46 Carlisle via Whifflet Remainder now 0.00 - 0.58 from Sighthill East Junction (?)
ZZF5 Stevenson ICI Sidings 26.76 - 27.73 Bridge Street Station
System administration codes see separate portions
ZDEL Deleted items not a real ELR! -999.9999 - 999.9999
ZDEL New delete ELR 0.00 - 999.9999
ZGW1 Records to be deleted 0.00 - 999.9999
ZGW2 Records for comparison if required 0.00 - 999.9999
ZZY Deleted record n/a n/a
ZZZ Record to be deleted n/a n/a
ZZZ9 Dummy ELR for demonstrations and testing n/a n/a