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Signalling Record Society - 50 Years

RailRef Line Codes MD

Metropolitan District Railway

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RailRef Line Detail SBR ELR
MD001
MR031
WB001
Whitechapel - Campbell Road
See Whitechapel & Bow Joint Railway WB001 for detail.
   
MD002
MT010
Vallance Road Junction - Mansion House Junction
Vallance Road Junction WB001
St Mary's Junction MD003
St Mary's
Aldgate East
Aldgate East Junction MT012
Minories Junction MD011
Tower Hill
The Monument (3)
Cannon Street
Mansion House Junction MD010
Article: RAilway Magazine January 1966 (Tower Hill).
   
MD003
MT011
Opened 1884
Closed
Whitechapel Junction - St Mary's Junction
Whitechapel Junction EL001
St Mary's Junction MD002
   
MD010 Mansion House Junction - Studland Road Junction
Mansion House Junction MD002
Mansion House
Blackfriars
The Temple
Charing Cross
Westminster Bridge
St James's Park
Victoria
Sloane Square
South Kensington Junction MT005
South Kensington
Gloucester Road (4)
Cromwell Curve East Junction
Cromwell Road Junction MD012 MD013
Earls Court
Warwick Road Junction MD014
West Kensington East Junction MD010
West Kensington (2)
Midland Junction MR065
Baron's Court
Hammersmith
Studland Road Junction SW035
(1) Brompton (Gloucester Road) until 1864
(2) North End (Fulham) until 1877
(3) Eastcheap until 1884
(4) Gloucester Road (Brompton) until 1907

A diagram in The Engineer for 4 October 1895 marks the down direction running from South Kensington to Sloane Square.
   
MD011
MT003
Aldgate Branch
Aldgate boundary with MetR MT001
Minories Junction MD002
   
MD012 Kensington Branch
High Street Kensington (Bay)
Cromwell Curve North Junction
Cromwell Road Junction MD010
   
MD013 Cromwell Road Dive Under
datum
Cromwell Curve North Junction MD012
Cromwell Road Junction MD010
Kensington Branch, westbound, following remodelling of the area
   
MD014 Putney Branch
datum Mansion House
  Warwick Road Junction MD010
  West Brompton
  Walham Green
  Parsons Green
  Putney Bridge & Fulham (1)
7m15c MDR-LSWR boundary SW031
(1) Putney Bridge & Hurlingham until 1902
   
MD015 Earls Court Flying Junction
Into use 1914, replacing original up Putney line at Earls Court Junction. See MD Signal Notice W105 of 1913.
   
MD016 Pre 1914 alignment of down line, Earls Court Junction to West Kensington East Junction
Moved to allow Putney flying junction. See MD Signal Notice W105 of 1913.
   
MD017 Addison Road Branch
West Kensington East Junction MD010
Kensington Addison Road (1)
(1) Kensington Olympia from 1946
   
MD020 Turnham Green - Ealing Broadway
Turnham Green Junction SW036
Fisher's Lane Junction MD022
Chiswick Park (1)
Acton Town South Junction MD023
Acton Town (2)
Acton Town North Junction MD024
Ealing Common
Hanger Lane Junction MD030
Ealing Broadway
(1) Acton Green until 1887
(2) Mill Hill Park until 1910
   
MD021 Turnham Green Junction South Side Tracks
See RCH Junction book, 1913 map. South side tracks only, north side tracks included in SW036.
   
MD022 Fisher's Lane Junction - Acton Lane East Junction
Fisher's Lane Junction MD020
Acton Lane East Junction SW036 SW037
   
MD023 South Acton Branch
South Acton North Junction NW100
South Acton
Acton Town South Junction MD020
   
MD024 Acton - Hounslow Barracks
Acton Town North Junction MD020
South Ealing
Northfields (2nd)
Northfields (1st)
Boston Manor (1)
Osterley & Spring Grove (1st)
Osterley (2nd)
Lampton Junction MD027
Kingsley Road Junction MD028
Hounslow Town (2nd) (2)
Heston - Hounslow (3)
Hounslow Junction LE023
Hounslow Barracks (4)
(1) Boston Road until 1911
(2) Hounslow East from 1925
(3) Hounslow Central from 1925
(4) Hounslow West from 1925
   
MD025 Latimer Road & Acton Railway
Construction work started but lines never completed.
   
MD027 Hounslow Town Branch
Lampton Junction MD024
Hounslow Town Junction MD028
Hounslow Town (1st)
1883-1886 and 1903-1909
   
MD028 Hounslow Curve
Hounslow Town Junction MD027
Kingsley Road Junction MD024
   
MD030 Rayners Lane Branch
Hanger Lane Junction MD020
North Ealing
Park Royal
North Ealing
Alperton (1)
Sudbury Town
Sudbury Hill
South Harrow (1st)
South Harrow (2nd)
Rayners Lane Junction MT034
(1) Perivale & Alperton until 1910