Possession Resource Information Database (PRIDE)/Line Of Route (LOR) codes

A (hopefully) comprehensive listing

Codes beginning SO

Last update 5 July 2021

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Code Line Name Route Availability (RA)
SO000 All lines n/a
SO110 Victoria Eastern to Ramsgate (via Herne Hill and Chatham) 8
SO110A Bickley Junction to Petts Wood Junction 8
SO110B Gillingham to Chatham Dockyard 8 presumed
SO115 Bickley Junction to Petts Wood Junction 8
SO118 Gillingham to Chatham Dockyard 8 presumed
SO120 London Cannon Street to London Bridge 8
SO125 London Cannon Street to Metropolitan Junction 8 presumed
SO130 Charing Cross/Cannon Street to Dover Priory/Eurotunnel interface (via Tonbridge) 8 To 16 April 2011: Charing Cross bridge down and up slow lines and middle road RA7. From 16 April 2011: Charing Cross - Metropolitan Junction RA4 (some individual lines London Bridge - New Cross also RA4); also from 22 March 2014 to 5 June 2021 Folkestone Central - Folkestone East Staff Halt RA4
SO130A London Cannon Street to Metropolitan Junction 8 presumed
SO130B London Cannon Street to London Bridge 8
SO130C Tanners Hill Junction to Lewisham Vale Junction ?
SO130D St Johns Junction to Lewisham Junction ?
SO130E Parks Bridge Junction to Ladywell Junction 8
SO130F Courthill Loop North Junction to Courthill Loop South Junction ?
SO130G Chiselhurst Junction to St Mary Cray Junction 8
SO130H Saltwood Junction to Dollands Moor 8
SO130J Continental Junction to Network Rail/Eurotunnel boundary 8
SO130K Sevington Loop to Sevington Sidings ?
SO132 Chiselhurst Junction to St Mary Cray Junction 8
SO135 Saltwood Junction to Dollands Moor 8
SO137 Continental Junction to Network Rail/Eurotunnel boundary 8
SO140 Swanley to Ashford/Sevenoaks 8
SO140A Otford Junction to Sevenoaks 8
SO145 Otford Junction to Sevenoaks 8
SO150 Sittingbourne Western Junction to Sheerness-on-Sea 8
SO150A Sittingbourne Eastern Junction to Sittingbourne Middle Junction 8
SO155 Sittingbourne Eastern Junction to Sittingbourne Middle Junction 8
SO160 Faversham to Dover Priory 8
SO170 Tonbridge to Bo Peep Junction 8
SO180 Paddock Wood to Strood 8
SO190 Not allocated but briefly used in 2015 for New Malden to Shepperton in error (SW190)
SO200 Ashford to Hastings 7
SO210 Appledore to Lydd Town (Goods Line) 6
SO220 Ashford to Ramsgate (via Canterbury West) 8
SO230 Folkestone East to Folkestone Harbour 8
SO240 Buckland Junction to Minster East Junction 8 Sandwich - Minster South Junction RA4 from 31 August 2013
SO240A Minster South Junction to Minster West Junction 8
SO245 Minster South Junction to Minster West Junction 8
SO250 Factory Junction/Battersea Pier Junction/Clapham Junction to Wembley Central 8
SO250A Grosvenor Bridge Junction to Factory Junction 8
SO250B Battersea Pier Junction to Longhedge Junction 8
SO250C Pouparts Junction to Longhedge Junction 8
SO250D Falcon Junction to Latchmere Junction (No 1) 8
SO252 Pouparts Junction to Longhedge Junction 8
SO255 Battersea Pier Junction to Longhedge Junction 8
SO257 Falcon Junction to Latchmere Junction (No 1) 8
SO259 Grosvenor Bridge Junction to Factory Junction 8
SO260 Brixton Junction to Shortlands Junction (Catford Loop) 8
SO270 Nunhead to Lewisham Merged into SO330 8
SO280 Farringdon to Herne Hill 4
SO280A London Blackfriars to Metropolitan Junction 4
SO280B Loughborough Junction to Cambria Junction 7
SO280C Loughborough Junction to Canterbury Road Junction 8
SO282 London Blackfriars to Metropolitan Junction 4
SO284 Loughborough Junction to Cambria Junction 7
SO286 Loughborough Junction to Canterbury Road Junction 8
SO290 North Kent East Junction to Dartford Junction (via Greenwich) 8 North Kent East Junction - Charlton RA6
SO290A Blackheath Junction to Charlton Junction 8
SO290B Angerstein Junction to Angerstein Wharf 8
SO300 Lewisham Junction to Crayford Creek Junction (via Bexleyheath) 8
SO300A Slade Green Junction to Perry Street Fork Junction 8
SO302 Slade Green Junction to Perry Street Fork Junction 8
SO305 Blackheath Junction to Charlton Junction 8
SO307 Angerstein Junction to Angerstein Wharf 8
SO310 Hither Green to Rochester Bridge Junction (via Sidcup) 8
SO310A Lee Spur Junction to Lee Loop Junction 8
SO310B Crayford Spur 'A' Junction to Crayford Spur 'B' Junction 8
SO312 Lee Spur Junction to Lee Loop Junction 8
SO315 Crayford Spur 'A' Junction to Crayford Spur 'B' Junction 8
SO320 Hoo Junction to Grain (Goods Line) 8
SO330 Nunhead to Hayes 8 From 16 April 2011 New Beckenham - Hayes RA4
SO330A New Beckenham to New Beckenham Junction 8
SO331 Courthill Loop North Junction to Courthill Loop South Junction 8
SO332 Tanners Hill Junction to Lewisham Vale Junction 8
SO333 St Johns Junction to Lewisham Junction 8
SO334 Parks Bridge Junction to Ladywell Junction 8
SO335 New Beckenham to New Beckenham Junction 8
SO350 Grove Park to Bromley North 8
SO400 Southfleet Junction to Eurotunnel Interface Replaced by new SO400 ?
SO400 St Pancras to Eurotunnel Interface ?
SO410 Stratford International West Junction to Temple Mills International Depot There is some confusion with this code's designation ?
SO410A Regents Canal Junction to York Way North Junction There is some confusion with this code's designation ?
SO410B Regents Canal Junction to Cedar Junction There is some confusion with this code's designation ?
SO420 Ripple Lane CTRL connecting lines There is some confusion with this code's designation ?
SO420 York Way South Junction to Camden Road Incline Junction There is some confusion with this code's designation ?
SO430 Ebbsfleet to Springhead Junction There is some confusion with this code's designation ?
SO430 Stratford International West Junction to Temple Mills International Depot There is some confusion with this code's designation ?
SO440 Ripple Lane Exchange Lines to Dagenham Junction ?
SO450 Ebbsfleet West Junction to Springhead Road Junction ?
SO460 Fawkham Junction to Southfleet Junction 8
SO470 Ashford West Junction (AD947 and AD949 Signals) to Ashford International ?
SO480 Ashford International to Ashford East Junction (AD954 and AD956) ?
SO490 Dollands Moor West Junction to Dollands Moor Yard (AD759 Signal and AF342 Marker) ?
SO500 Victoria to Brighton 8
SO500A Selhurst Junction to Gloucester Road Junction 8
SO500B Copyhold Junction to Ardingly 8
SO500C Preston Park to Hove 8
SO510 London Bridge to Epsom Downs 8
SO510A Sydenham to Crystal Palace 8
SO510B Norwood Junction to Windmill Bridge Junction 8
SO512 Norwood Junction to Windmill Bridge Junction 8
SO515 Selhurst Junction to Gloucester Road Junction 8
SO520 Three Bridges to Portsmouth Harbour (via Horsham) 8 Blackfriars Junction - Portsmouth Harbour platforms 4/5 RA7; Portsmouth Harbour platforms 1/3 RA4
SO520A Ford Junction to Littlehampton Junction 8
SO530 South Croydon Junction to East Grinstead 6 To 16 April 2011: South Croydon - Selsdon RA8. From 16 April 2011: South Croydon - 12m 40ch RA8; 12m 40ch - Hurst Green RA4
SO540 Hurst Green Junction to Uckfield 4 RA6 to 16 April 2011
SO550 Redhill to Tonbridge 8
SO560 Redhill to Guildford 8
SO570 Believed not allocated but briefly used for Woking to Guildford in 1999
SO580 Copyhold Junction to Ardingly 8
SO590 Keymer Junction to Eastbourne 8
SO600 Willingdon Junction to Ashford 7 To 16 April 2011: Willingdon Junction - Hastings RA8. From 16 April 2011: St Leonards - Hastings RA8; Ore - Ashford RA7; remainder RA4. From 20 June 2015: St Leonards - Hastings RA8; Hastings - Ashford RA7; remainder RA4. From 18 August 2018: Willington Junction-Hastings RA8; remainder RA7
SO610 Southerham Junction to Seaford Considered part of extended SO620 in some documents 7
SO620 Brighton to Lewes Considered part of extended SO620 in some documents 8
SO620 Brighton to Seaford Considered to include 'old' SO610, SO620 and SO625 in some documents 8
SO620A Newhaven Harbour Junction to Newhaven Marine 7
SO625 Newhaven Harbour Junction to Newhaven Marine Considered part of extended SO620 in some documents 7
SO630 Brighton/Preston Park to Littlehampton 8
SO632 Ford Junction to Littlehampton Junction 8
SO635 Preston Park to Hove 8
SO640 Barnham to Bognor Regis 8
SO645 Battersea Park to Peckham Rye (Atlantic Lines) 8
SO650 Balham Junction to Beckenham Junction/Norwood Junction 8
SO650A Bromley Junction to Norwood Junction 8
SO653 Tulse Hill to Leighham Junction 8
SO655 Bromley Junction to Norwood Junction 8
SO658 Tulse Hill to West Norwood Junction 8
SO660 Purley to Caterham 8
SO660A Chipstead Line Junction to Tattenham Corner 8
SO670 Purley to Tattenham Corner 8
SO680 South Bermondsey Junction to Horsham 8
SO680A Herne Hill to Tulse Hill 8
SO680B Tulse Hill to Leighham Junction 8
SO680C Tulse Hill to West Norwood Junction 8
SO680D Streatham Junction to Streatham Common 8
SO680E Streatham North Junction to Streatham South Junction 8
SO682 Streatham Junction to Streatham Common 8
SO685 Streatham North Junction to Streatham South Junction 8
SO690 Herne Hill to Tulse Hill 8
SO700 Streatham South Junction to Sutton (via Wimbledon) 8
SO710 Sydenham to Crystal Palace 8