The Signalling Record Society
RailRef Line Codes BP
Burry Port & Gwendraeth Valley Railway
Signal Fact 52
In 1932 the line from Coulsdon to Brighton (via Quarry) became the longest section of main line to be fully signalled by colour light signalling.
A length of 36 miles with many signals functioning automatically.
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In the list below the information is set out in tabular form, spread over four columns. The column entries are -
|The Line Code used in RailRef system.
|The principal locations included within the Line Code. They are arranged in 'down' direction order. Locations shown are primarily stations and junctions to allow easy cross check against published atlases. Signal box names appear in italics where these are 'intermediate' to stations or have been shown to facilitate links from other pages on this web site. The inclusion of a station or junction name does not imply that there was always a signal box of that same name!
|The section reference used in the relevant Signal Box Register published by the Society.
|The corresponding Engineer's Line Reference(s). This will be blank for railways that never came within British Railways terms of reference. It will also be blank where British Railways had no surviving responsibility for infrastructure at the time the ELR system came into use.
|Cwmmawr - Burry Port Station
|Old Carway Branch
0m00c Carway Colliery Junction BP001
|Kidwelly Junction - Kidwelly Quay
0m00c Kidwelly Branch Junction BP001KID1: Kidwelly Branch Junction - Tycoch Junction
KID3: Tycoch Junction - Kidwelly Quay
|Tycoch Junction - Kidwelly GWR (Tycoch Loop)
GWE: Tycoch Loop Junction - Kidwelly Junction
|Gwendraeth Valley Branch
datum Burry Port
5m27c BP&G - Colliery boundary
|Ashburton Tinplate Works Branch
0m00c Dock Junction BP001
|Dock Junction - Sandygate Junction L&MM
|Gravel Bridge Loop
0m00c Gravel Bridge Loop Junction BP010
|Burry Port Canal Branch
|Burry Port Engine Shed Line
0m00c - 0m18c
|Cwm Capel Colliery Branch
0m11c Burry Port Docks
|Connection to GWR at Pembrey & Burry Port East