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RailRef Line Codes FN

Furness Railway

Explanation of column content is here.

Article: Railway Magazine 1898 August (including gradient profiles).


RailRef Line Detail SBR ELR
FN001 Carnforth - Ulverston
datum Carnforth (original) Junction (=5m69c on main line)
0m19c Carnforth North Junction NW890
0m31c Carnforth
0m43c Carnforth Station Junction FN002
0m67c Carnforth F&M Junction FN003
  Carnforth F&M Station
3m11c Silverdale Level Crossing
3m55c Silverdale
4m22c Leaming LC
4m74c Waterslack Quarry Level Crossing
5m57c Black Dyke Level Crossing
6m21c Arnside
  Arnside Junction FN004
  Meathop
9m43c Grange-over-Sands (1)
10m20c Bathing Pool LC
10m59c Cart Lane LC
11m27c Kents Bank
11m30c Kents Bank LC
12m42c Wraysholme LC
  Wraysholme Halt
13m59c Cark & Cartmel (2)
14m24c Crook Wheel LC
  Ravensbarrow
  Leven Junction FN005
17m62c Plumpton Junction FN006 FN007
19m28c Ulverston FN020
(1) originally Grange; later (LMS) Grange and (LMS) reverted to Grange-over-Sands
(2) originally Cark-in-Cartmel; later (BR) Cark
  CBC1
FN002
MR921
Carnforth East Junction - Carnforth Station Junction
datum Carnforth Station
0m25c Carnforth East Junction FN003
0m04c Carnforth Station Junction FN001
  CEC
FN003
MR920
Furness & Midland Railway Joint
datum Carnforth F&M Station
0m02c Carnforth F&M Junction FN001
0m29c Carnforth East Junction FN002
0m48c Engine Shed Sidings
3m10c Borwick
4m55c Keerholme LC
5m47c Bowness LC
6m56c Wards LC
6m75c Arkholme
8m04c Melling
9m45c Wennington Junction MR910
  SJC
FN004 Arnside - Hincaster Junction
0m00c Arnside Junction FN001
  Sandside
  Heversham
5m25c Hincaster Junction NW
  AHR
none Wraysholme Branch
datum
Shown in National Atlas page 45 but status doubtful; may well have been MoD owned.
   
FN005 Leven Junction - Greenodd Junction
Leven Junction FN001
Greenodd Junction FN006
   
FN006 Lakeside Branch
7m72c Lake Side
6m66c Newby Bridge Platform
4m71c Haverthwaite
4m56c end of Haverthwaite & Lakeside Railway
  Greenodd
  Greenodd Junction FN005
0m00c Plumpton Junction FN001 FN007
  LKD
none Blackbeck Works Branch
datum
Blackbeck Works
Blackbeck Works Branch Junction
Status uncertain; probably industrial.
   
none Plumpton Quarries
datum
Status uncertain; probably industrial.
   
FN007 Bardsea Branch (1)
0m00c Plumpton Junction FN001 FN006
  Canal
  North Lonsdale Crossing
2m40c Conishead Priory

(1) aka Bardsea or Glaxo Branch
Shown throughout in 1937 Appendix. Cobb shows section from North Lonsdale to Conishead as closed in 1916.
  GXO
FN020 Ulverston - Barrow Central
datum Carnforth
19m28c Ulverston FN001
  Ulverston Road
  Lindal East
  Lindal West
  Lindal
  Dalton Station Junction FN021
23m67c Dalton
24m38c Dalton Junction FN022
  Millwood Junction FN023
25m20c Furness Abbey
26m08c Park House Farm LC
  Roose North Junction
27m13c Roose
  Roose South Junction FN025 FN032
27m59c Salthouse Junction FN030
  St.Lukes Junction FN041
  Barrow Central South
28m76c Barrow-in-Furness FN050
  CBC1
FN021 Stainton Branch
1m56c Stainton Quarry
  Crown Quarry
0m00c Dalton Station Junction FN020
  SBC
FN022 Dalton Junction - Park South Junction
0m00c Dalton Junction FN020
  Goldmire Junction FN023 FN024
0m61c Goldmire Quarry LC
0m76c Park South Junction FN050
  DAP
FN023 Millwood Junction - Goldmire Junction
Millwood Junction FN020
Goldmire Junction FN022
   
FN024 Goldmire Junction - Oaklea Junction
Goldmire Junction FN022
Oaklea Junction FN050
   
none Roose - Yarlside Mines
Roose North Junction FN020
Yarlside Mines
Status uncertain; probably industrial.
   
FN025 pre-1870 alignment Roose - Barrow
Roose South Junction FN020
Rabbit Hill
Strand
   
FN030 Piel - Salthouse Junction
2m73c Piel
  Concle / Rampside
  Parrock Hall Junction FN032
0m00c Salthouse Junction FN020
  PIE
FN031 Parrock Hall Junction - South Side
Parrock Hall Junction
Cavendish Dock Junction FN044
Ramsden Dock (South Side)
   
none Roosecote Branch
datum
Roosecote Power Station
Parrock Hall Junction FN030 FN032
Status uncertain; probably industrial.
   
FN032 Parrock Hall Junction - Roose
Parrock Hall Junction FN030
Roose South Junction FN020
1846 - 1882
   
FN033 Salthouse Junction - Stank Mines
0m00c Salthouse Junction FN020 FN030
1m74c Stank Mines
  STK
FN040 Salthouse Junction - Ormsgill Junction v Hindpool
Salthouse Junction FN020
Buccleuch Junction FN041
Strand
Cornmill Crossing
Devonshire Bridge Junction FN045
Hindpool
Ormsgill Junction FN050
  RDK1
RDK2
FN041 St. Lukes Junction - Buccleuch Junction
St.Lukes Junction FN020
Loco Junction
Buccleuch Junction
  DLB
FN042 Buccleuch Junction - Ramsden Dock
Buccleuch Junction
Shipyard Junction FN045
Dockyard Junction
Ramsden Dock (North Side)
  RDK1
FN043 South - East curve at Buccleuch Junction
1899 - 1901
   
FN044 South Side - Buccleuch Bridge Junction
Buccleuch Junction
Cavendish Dock Junction FN031
   
FN045 Shipyard Junction - Hindpool South v Island Road
Shipyard Junction FN042
Island Road
Walney Ferry
Devonshire Bridge Junction FN040
IAO: Shipyard Junction - Island Road GF
  IAO
none Channel Pier ?
Dockyard Junction FN042
Channel Pier
Status uncertain; probably industrial.
   
FN050 Barrow Central - Whitehaven Bransty
datum Carnforth
28m76c Barrow-in-Furness FN020
  Barrow Central North
  Cocken Junction
  Haycoat Branch GF
  Ormsgill Junction FN040 FN051
31m44c Sandscale LC
  Sandscale Junction FN053
32m77c Park South Junction FN022
33m46c Park North LC
  Askam Iron Works
35m03c Askam LC
35m06c Askam (1)
36m21c Dunnerholme LC
  Dunnerholme Gate
38m19c Kirkby-in-Furness
  Kirkby Junction
40m24c Skelly Crag LC
40m37c Foxfield
40m41c Foxfield LC
  Foxfield South Junction FN054
  Foxfield West Junction FN055
42m34c Green Road LC
42m37c Green Road
42m62c Waltham Nurseries LC
43m12c Underhill LC
44m46c Salthouse No.1 LC
  Millom Junction FN056
45m01c Millom
45m27c Moor Farm 1 LC
46m05c Haverigg Level Crossing
46m32c Hestham Hall LC
47m08c Kirksanton Crossing
47m49c Limestone Hall Level Crossing
48m12c Silecroft LC
48m16c Silecroft
49m55c Whitbeck Crossing
53m34c Bootle
53m37c Bootle LC
55m15c Middleton Place LC
  Monkmoors
  Vickers' Gun Range Siding
56m41c Eskmeals
57m79c Ravenglass for Eskdale
58m49c Saltcoats LC
59m25c Hall Carleton LC
59m79c Drigg LC
60m02c Drigg
62m12c Seascale
63m72c Sellafield
  Sellafield Junction FN070
65m76c Braystones
67m35c Nethertown
70m18c St.Bees
73m30c Mirehouse Junction FN090
  Corkickle No.1 Junction Ladysmith
  Corkickle No.2 Junction FN057
73m78c Corkickle (2nd)
  Bransty No.1
74m76c Whitehaven
  Bransty No.2 NW940
(1) Ireleth Gate until 1857, then Ireleth until 1868.

CBC1 applies to whole line; MRC is the parallel single line between Mirehouse Junction and Corkickle No.2, operationally part of the line to Moor Row.
  CBC1
MRC
FN051 Haycoat Branch
0m00c Ormsgill Junction FN050 FN051
0m52c Haycoat Quarry
  HWT
FN052 Connection between Hidpool and Haycoat Lines
datum
   
FN053 Sandscale Junction - Sandscale Mines
Sandscale Junction FN050
Sandscale Mines
   
none Kirkby - Slate Quarries
Kirkby Junction FN050
Kirkby Quarry
Status uncertain; probably industrial.
   
FN054 Foxfield - Coniston
0m00c Foxfield South Junction FN050
  Foxfield North Junction FN055
  Broughton (1st)
  Broughton-in-Furness (2nd)
  Woodland
  Torver
  Parkgate Level Crossing
10m20c Coniston
  Coniston Mines
  FOX
FN055 Foxfield West Curve
datum
Foxfield North Junction FN054
Foxfield West Junction FN050
   
FN056 Millom - Hodbarrow Branch
0m00c Millom Junction FN050
  Ironworks and Mineral Agent's Office
1m50c Hodbarrow Mines
  HOD
FN057 Preston Street Goods Branch
Corkickle No.2 Junction FN050
Coach Road Level Crossing
Preston Street Goods
   
FN070
NW910
WH020
Sellafield - Moor Row
datum Mirehouse Junction
9m44c Sellafield Junction FN050
  Beckermet
  Beckermet Mines Junction FN071
  Ullcoates Junction FN073
  Egremont
  Clintz Junction FN074
  Woodend
2m50c Bigrigg Junction FN075
2m13c Moor Row No.2 Junction
  MHS
FN071
NW911
WH021
Beckermet Branch
datum
1m28c Beckermet Mines No.2 Pit
  Beckermet Mines Weigh House
0m00c Beckermet Junction FN070
  BEK
FN072
NW912
WH022
Beckermet Mines Extension
datum
   
FN073
NW913
WH023
Ullcoates Branch
1m16c Ullcoates Mines No.7 Pit
  Ullcoates Nos 1 & 2 Pits
0m00c Ullcoates Junction FN070
  ULC
FN074
NW914
WH024
Ehen Valley Branch
0m23c Gillfoot Quarry
0m00c Clintz Junction FN070
  EVA
FN075
NW915
WH025
Bigrigg Branch
datum Mirehouse Junction
3m40c Bigrigg
2m50c Bigrigg Junction FN070
  BIG
FN076
NW916
WH026
Pallaflat Branch
datum
   
FN080
NW930
WH001
Marron - Rowrah
datum Mirehouse Junction
15m69c Marron West Junction NW944
  Marron South Junction FN081
  Bridgefoot
  Branthwaite
  Ullock Junction FN083
  Ullock
  Lamplugh (1)
  Rowrah FN090
(1) Wright Green until 1901.

RMJ and WET both claim this line
  RMJ
WET
FN081
NW931
WH002
Marron Curve
datum
Marron East Junction NW944
Marron South Junction FN080
   
FN082
NW947
WH003
Gillgarran Branch (west)
datum Ullock Junction
7m33c Parton Junction NW940
  United Steel Co.'s No.4 Pit
  Distington Branch Junction CW010
Article: Railway Magazine 1951 July.
  GGN
FN083
NW932
WH004
Gilgarran Branch
  Distington Rowrah Branch Junction CW010 CW015
  Distington Iron Works
0m00c Ullock Junction FN080
Article: Railway Magazine 1951 July.
  GGN
FN084
NW933
WH005
Distington Iron Works Branch
datum
There is a possibility this is part of FN083
   
FN085
NW934
WH006
Rowrah East Curve
datum
   
FN086
CW016
RK001
Kelton Fell Railway
See Rowrah & Kelton Fell Railway RK001 for detail.
   
FN090
NW920
WH010
Rowrah - Mirehouse Junction
  Rowrah FN080
  Rowrah No.2   Kelton Fell Junction RK001
  Winder
  Yeathouse Junction FN091
  Yeathouse
  Eskett Junction FN091 FN092
  Frizington
3m49c Birks Bridge Junction FN093
  Cleator Moor (1st)
2m14c Moor Row No.1 Junction FN093
2m13c Moor Row No.2 Junction
  Moor Row
0m00c Mirehouse Junction FN050
WET: Rowrah - Birks Bridge Junction
CRO: 2m24c - 3m38c
MBE: Birks Bridge Junction - Moor Row No.2 Junction
  WET
CRO
MBE
FN091
NW921
WH011
Original Line via Eskett
datum
Yeathouse Junction FN090
Eskett
Eskett Junction FN090 FN092
  ECK
FN092
NW922
WH012
Mowbray Branch
0m00c Eskett Junction FN090 FN091
0m58c Mowbray Colliery No.3 Pit
  MOW
FN093
NW923
WH013
Cleator Moor Deviation
datum
Birks Bridge Junction FN090
Cleator Moor (2nd) (1)
Cleator Moor Junction CW010 WH
Moor Row No.1 Junction CW090
(1) Cleator Moor East from 1924.

CRB Cleator Moor Junction - Moor Row No.1 Junction
  CRB