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RailRef Line Codes CL

Cheshire Lines Committee Railway (GCR, GNR & MR)


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RailRef Line Detail SBR ELR
CL001
GC376
GN390
MR464
Godley Junction GCR - Apethorne Junction GCR/MR,
datum Liverpool Central via Warrington
43m21c Godley Junction GC370
43m14c Godley
41m05c Apethorne Junction GC416
  WJP2
CL002
GC420
GN391
MR480
Woodley Junction GCR/MR - Glazebrook East Junction via original alignment,
datum Liverpool Central via Warrington
40m56c Woodley Junction GC415
40m14c GMC Branch Junction CL002c
39m46c Bredbury Junction GC413
38m26c Brinnington Junction GC414
38m11c Portwood Goods
37m53c Teviot Dale
37m03c Georges Road Junction CL002f CL003
36m33c Heaton Mersey East Junction
  Heaton Mersey West Junction CL003
35m67c Cheadle Junction
35m32c Cheadle Junction West
35m03c Cheadle
33m55c Northenden Junction NW750
33m41c Northenden
31m21c Baguley
30m14c Skelton East Junction CL004
30m10c Skelton West Junction CL006
29m31c West Timperley
  Carrington Sidings
27m19c Partington Junction CL007
26m36c Partington (2nd)
25m37c Cadishead
24m58c Glazebrook East Junction CL050 CL060
  WJP1
CL002c Greater Manchester Waste Branch
datum Liverpool Central
39m64c Refuse Destructor
40m14c GMC Branch Junction CL002
  GMC
CL002f
GC420c
GN391c
MR480c
Wellington Road Branch
datum Liverpool Central
37m23c Wellington Road Goods
37m03c Georges Road Junction CL002
   
CL003
GC421
GN392
MR481
Didsbury Junction - Heaton Mersey West Junction v goods lines,
datum Liverpool Central via Warrington
37m03c Georges Road Junction / Didsbury Junction CL002
Heaton Mersey West Junction CL002
   
CL004
GC423
GN393
MR482
Skelton East Junction - Deansgate Junction
0m00c Skelton East Junction CL002
  Skelton North Junction CL005
0m33c Deansgate Junction MA001
  SJD
CL005
GC424
GN394
MR483
Skelton North Junction - Timperley Junction MSJ&A
Skelton North Junction CL004
Timperley Junction MA002
   
CL006
GC425
GN395
MR484
Skelton East Junction - Broadheath Junction,
datum Liverpool Central via Warrington
30m14c Skelton East Junction CL002
30m10c Skelton West Junction CL004
  Broadheath No.1 Junction NW
  SDJ1
CL007
GC426
GN396
MR485
Partington Junction - Glazebrook East Junction via new deviation line
27m19c Partington Junction CL002
  Partington (1st)
25m37c Cadishead
24m58c Glazebrook East Junction CL050 CL060
   
CL010
GC450
GN400
MR490
Cheshire Midland Line,
datum Manchester Central via MSJ&A
7m62c Altrincham & Bowden MA001
  Altrincham & Bowden South
8m31c Hale
10m05c Ashley
11m37c Mercer's LC
11m71c Mobberley
11m75c Mobberley LC
  Shaw Heath
  Knutsford East
14m39c Knutsford
  Knutsford West
16m55c Woods Tenement Farm LC
17m17c Plumley
  Plumley West
18m43c Filed House Farm LC
19m15c Lostock Gralam
20m00c Northwich East Junction CL011
20m27c Central Junctions CL013 CL020
  Northwich (1st)
  CDM2
CL011
GC451
GN401
MR491
Northwich Salt Branch No.1
20m00c Northwich East Junction CL010
20m79c No.2 Branch Junction (Wincham) CL012
21m66c Marstonhall Mine
  MSN1
CL012
GC452
GN402
MR492
Northwich Salt Branch No.2
20m79c No.2 Branch Junction CL011
21m36c Ollershaw Lane Junction CL013 21m45c Adelaide Salt Works
  MSN2
CL013
GC454
GN404
MR494
Victoria Salt Works Branch, Northwich
Victoria Salt Works
Ollershaw Lane Junction CL012
  MSN3
CL014
GC453
GN403
MR493
Northwich Salt Branch No.3
Central Junctions CL010
Witton Salt Works
Baronsquay Mine
  MSN3
CL020
GC460
GN410
MR500
West Cheshire Line,
datum Manchester Central via MSJ&A
20m17c Central Junctions CL010
20m47c Northwich (2nd)
20m52c Sandbach Junction NW741
20m74c Northwich West Junction NW742
21m66c Hartford East Junction CL022
22m28c Hartford Station Junction CL021
22m28c Hartford & Greenbank (1)
23m09c Hartford Junction NW533
25m15c Cuddington
25m67c Winsford Junction CL023
26m74c Forest House Farm LC
28m11c Delamere
31m03c Mouldsworth
31m05c Mouldsworth Junction CL025 CL030
(1) Greenbank from 1970.
  CDM2
CL021
GC461
GN411
MR501
Hartford East Junction - Winnington
21m66c Hartford East Junction CL020
22m09c Hartford North Junction CL022
23m39c Winnington & Anderton Goods
May have been remiled from Hertford West.
  HEG
HNO
CL022
GC462
GN412
MR502
Hartford West - Hartford North
0m00c Hartford West Junction CL020
0m34c Hartford North Junction CL021
  HWG
CL023
GC463
GN413
MR503
Winsford Junction - Winsford and Over Station,
datum Manchester Central via MSJ&A
25m67c Winsford Junction CL020
28m64c Whitegate
  Falks Junction CL024
31m79c Winsford and Over
  WFD
CL024
GC464
GN414
MR504
Falk's Junction - Salt Works
Falks Junction CL023
Falks Salt Works
   
CL025
GC465
GN415
MR505
West Cheshire Line
datum Manchester Central
31m05c Mouldsworth Junction CL020 CL030
32m24c Manley Goods
34m09c Helsby Goods Junction CL026
34m76c Helsby West Cheshire Junction BJ003
  MWC
CL026
GC466
GN416
MR506
Helsby Goods Branch
datum
34m09c Helsby Goods Junction CL025
34m27c Helsby Goods
   
CL030
GC470
GN420
MR510
Chester Extension
datum Manchester Central
31m05c Mouldsworth Junction CL025
33m71c Barrow (for Tarvin)
34m06c Farmer Johnson's LC
34m45c Plemstall LC
35m25c Mickle Trafford (1)
35m24c Mickle Trafford East Junction CL032
  Mickle Trafford West Junction CL031
38m12c Chester East Junction GC480
38m34c Chester South Junction GC481
38m50c Chester Northgate
  CDM2
CDM3
CL031
GC471
GN421
MR511
Mickle Trafford BR Link
Mickle Trafford North Junction BJ020
Mickle Trafford West Junction CL030
BR 1969-1992. This should not be joint!
  MTJ1
CL032
GC472
GN422
MR512
Mickle Trafford Wartime Link
35m24c Mickle Trafford East Junction CL030
35m41c Mickle Trafford South Junction BJ020
1942-still open
  MTJ2
CL033
GC473
GN423
MR513
Shore Road Branch, Birkenhead
Shore Road Junction BJ012 GW891
Shore Road Goods
   
CL034
GC474
GN424
MR514
East and West Float Branch, Seacombe
junction with Great Central
Seacombe East & West Float
   
CL040
GC500
GN430
MR530
Manchester Central Goods Station - Main Line Junction
Manchester Central Goods
Goods Junction CL041
   
CL041
GC501
GN432
MR531
Manchester Central Station - Cornbrook West Junction
0m00c Manchester Central
0m22c Goods Junction CL040
0m28c Deansgate Goods Junction CL042 GN431
1m16c Cornbrook West Junction CL043 CL044
   
CL042
GC502
GN433
MR532
Main Line Junction - Deansgate Goods Yard
Deansgate Goods Junction CL041
Deansgate Goods
   
CL043
GC503
GN434
MR533
Cornbrook West Junction - Old Trafford Junction MSJ&A
1m16c Cornbrook West Junction CL041
1m38c Old Trafford Junction MA001
   
CL044
GC504
GN435
MR534
Cornbrook West - Manchester Ship Canal
1m16c Cornbrook West Junction CL041
   
CL050
GC510
GN440
MR540
Cornbrook East Junction - Glazebrook East Junction v Irlam / Flixton deviation alignment,
datum Liverpool Central via Warrington
33m57c Castlefield Junction
32m77c Cornbrook East Junction MA001
32m70c Cornbrook West Junction CL041
32m69c Cornbrook West Junction CL043
32m45c Throstle Nest East Junction CL052
31m69c Trafford Park Junction CL053
31m68c Trafford Park Junction CL054
30m71c Trafford Park
29m07c Urmston
27m67c Flixton
25m53c Irlam
24m58c Glazebrook East Junction CL002 CL060
CCA: Castlefield Junction - Cornbrook Junction
MAJ: Cornbrook Junction - Glazebrook East Junction (extended back to Castlefield Junction following track rationalisation and closure of CCA to build Metrolink).

CL050 and MA002 were originally separate, parallel routes between Castlefield and Cornbrook Junctions.
  CCA
MAJ
CL051
GC511
GN441
MR546
Flixton - Irlam v original alignment
   
CL052
GC512
GN442
MR541
Chorlton Junction MR - Throstle Nest (East) Junction,
datum Manchester Central
3m44c Chorlton Junction GC430
3m12c Chorlton-cum-Hardy
1m63c Throstle Nest South Junction CL053
1m41c Throstle Nest East Junction CL050
  GTP3
CL053
GC513
GN443
MR542
Throstle Nest South Junction - Trafford Park Junction
Throstle Nest South Junction CL052
Trafford Park Junction CL050
  GTP4
CL054
GC514
GN444
MR543
Trafford Park Junction - Trafford Park Estate
  TPS3
CL055
GC515
GN445
MR544
Trafford Park Engine Shed Spur
  GTP3
CL056
GC516
GN446
MR545
Trafford Park Sidings - Trafford Park Station
  GTP4
CL060
GC520
GN450
MR550
Glazebrook East Junction - Cressington Junction v Warrington Loop,
datum Liverpool Central
24m58c Glazebrook East Junction CL002 CL050
24m38c Glazebrook
24m24c Glazebrook West Junction GC540
23m63c Dam Lane Junction CL062
21m44c Birchwood
20m14c Padgate
19m67c Padgate Junction CL061
19m22c Workshops Junction CL062c
18m31c Warrington Central
18m02c Dallam Forge Branch Junction CL062f
  Bewsey
17m51c Whitecross Branch Junction CL062
17m21c Sankey Junction CL061i
15m68c Sankey for Penketh
14m08c Widnes East Junction CL064
Widnes West Junction CL063
12m21c Farnworth (now called Widnes)
10m58c Hough Green Junction CL063
10m42c Hough Green
8m34c Halewood
8m27c Halewood Junction East CL081
7m28c Hunts Cross Junction East CL080
7m08c Hunts Cross
6m22c Hunts Cross Junction West CL067
5m37c Garston
4m63c Cressington Junction CL070
MAJ: Glazebrook - Hunts Cross West
HXS1: Hunts Cross West - Cressington
  MAJ
HXS1
CL061
GC521
GN451
MR552
Padgate Junction - Sankey Junction Direct Line,
datum Liverpool Central
19m39c Padgate Junction CL060
17m21c Sankey Junction CL060
  CLC
CL062
GC522
GN452
MR551
Dam Lane Junction - Glazebrook Moss Junction GCR
23m63c Dam Lane Junction CL060
24m20c Glazebrook Moss Junction GC540
   
CL062c
GC522c
GN452c
MR551c
Workshops Branch
datum
  Warrington Workshops
19m22c Workshops Junction CL060
   
CL062f
GC522f
GN452f
MR551f
Dallam Forge Branch
datum
18m02c Dallam Forge Branch Junction CL060
18m31c Dallam & Bewsey Forges
   
CL062i
GC522i
GN452i
MR551i
Whitecross Branch
datum
0m26c Whitecross Wire & Iron Works
0m17c Whitecross Wharf
0m00c Whitecross Branch Junction CL060
   
CL063
GC523
MR553
Widnes East Junction - Hough Green Junction
0m00c Widnes East Junction CL060
  Widnes South Junction CL064
2m06c Tanhouse Lane
2m28c Widnes Goods
3m12c Widnes Central
3m46c Moor Lane Junction CL065 CL066
5m02c Hough Green Junction CL060
This is GCR/MR Joint and NOT part of the CLC. To be removed from the CLC list in due course.
  WIB
CL064
GC524
MR554
Widnes West Junction - Widnes South Junction
Widnes West Junction CL060
Widnes South Junction CL063
   
CL065
GC525
MR559
Moor Lane Junction - Broughton Copper Works & Liver Alkali
Moor Lane Junction CL063
Landowners Branches
   
CL066
GC526
MR557
Moor Lane Junction - Ditton Brook
Moor Lane Junction CL063
Ditton Brook
   
CL067
GC527
GN453
MR561
Hunts Cross Chord
0m37c Hunts Cross Junction West CL060
0m00c Allerton Junction NW
  AHX
CL068
GC528
GN454
MR562
Wavertree Road Cattle Dock
  WMO
CL070
GC550
GN460
MR570
Garston Gates LNWR - Brunswick,
datum Liverpool Central
5m11c Garston Junction (end on to LNWR)
5m02c Garston Goods Junction CL073
4m63c Cressington Junction CL060
3m79c Mersey Road & Aigburth
3m41c Otterspool
2m48c St.Michael's
1m44c Egerton Street Junction CL073
  Brunswick Goods
HXS1: Cressington Junction - Egerton Street Junction
  HXS1
CL071
GC551
GN461
MR571
Garston Central Goods Branch,
datum Liverpool Central
5m02c Garston Goods Junction CL070
5m10c Garston Goods
   
CL072
GC552
GN462
MR572
Otterspool and Jericho Estate Lines
   
CL073
GC553
GN463
MR573
Egerton Street Junction, Brunswick - Liverpool Central Station
1m44c Egerton Street Junction CL070
1m43c Brunswick
0m61c St.James
0m28c diversion point CL074
0m00c Liverpool Central
HXS1: Egerton Street Junction - diversion point
CLV: 0m28c - Liverpool Central
  HXS1
CLV
CL074 Liverpool Central Low Level Link
datum Liverpool Central (High Level)
0m28c diversion point CL073
0m02c Liverpool Central Low Level LY161
  HXS1
CL080
GC560
GN470
MR580
Hunts Cross East Junction - Huskisson Station,
datum Liverpool Central
7m28c Hunts Cross Junction East CL060
8m06c Halewood Junction North CL081
9m22c Gatacre
10m30c Childwall
12m11c Knotty Ash & Stanley
13m04c West Derby
14m76c Fazakerley South Junction CL084
15m59c Fazakerley West Junction CL083
16m02c Walton-on-the-Hill
17m79c Huskisson CLC Goods
HUS: Fazakerley South Junction - Huskisson Goods
  HUS
CL081
GC561
GN471
MR581
Halewood West Junction - Halewood North Junction v original alignment
Halewood Junction East CL060
Halewood Junction North CL080
   
CL082
GC562
GN472
MR582
Huskisson Yard - Sandon and Canada Docks
This is not a joint line, Midland Railway only. To be removed from the CLC, GC and GN lists in due course.
   
CL083
GC563
GN473
MR583
Fazakerley West - Fazakerley North
Fazakerley West Junction CL080
Fazakerley North Junction CL084
   
CL084
GC564
GN474
MR584
Fazakerley South Junction - Southport Lord Street
datum Liverpool Central
14m76c Fazakerley South Junction CL080
15m62c Fazakerley North Junction
15m63c Bootle Branch Junction CL085
16m16c Aintree
17m11c Aintree Junction CL087
19m34c Sefton
21m18c Lydiate
22m26c Altcar and Hillhouse
23m12c Hillhouse Junction LY152
24m14c Mossbridge
26m06c Woodvale
27m52c Ainsdale Beach
30m13c Birkdale Palace
30m65c Goods Junction CL088
31m14c Southport Lord Street
Article: Backtrack June 2013
  HTS
CL087
GC565
GN475
MR591
Southport Junction, Aintree - Aintree Junction
17m11c Aintree Junction CL084
17m22c Aintree Junction LY180
   
CL088
GC566
GN476
MR592
Southport Goods Branch
datum Liverpool Central
30m65c Goods Junction CL084
31m05c Southport Goods