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Mersey Docks & Harbour Railway

Explanation of column content is here.

The trunk route of the Dock lines ran for the most part beneath "The Docker's Umbrella", otherwise known as the Liverpool Overhead Railway. For that reason much of the route is 'invisible' on OS maps.


RailRef Line Detail SBR ELR
Junctions off main route, Docks side unless otherwise indicated.
datum
Herculaneum Dock (end of line)
Harrington Dock (south connection)
Harrington Dock (north connection)
Brunswick Goods (landward) CL
South Docks Goods (landward) LY
Queens Dock No.2 north side / Kings Dock No.1 south side
Park Lane Goods (landward) NW
Wapping Goods (landward) LY
(Pier Head - Mann Island)
Riverside Branch Junction
Waterloo Dock Goods (Landward) NW
Victoria Dock south side
Clarence Dock north side
Nelson Dock south side
North Docks Goods (landward) LY
Nelson Dock north side
(LYR high level coal railway crosses above)
Sandon Dock south side
Sandon Dock Goods (landward) MR
Sandon Dock north side / Huskisson Dock No.1 south side
Huskisson Dock No.1 north side / No.2 Dock south side
Huskisson Dock No.2 north side / No.3 Dock south side
Huskisson Goods (landward)) NW
Canada Dock No.1 north side / Graving Dock south side
Graving Dock north side
Canad Dock No.2 south side
Bankfield Goods (landward) LY
Canada Dock No.3 south side / Dock No.2 north side
GCR Goods (landward)
Back Street Goods (landward)
Canada Dock No.3 north side
Brocklebank Dock (North Carriers)
Langton Dock south side / Brocklebank Dock
Langton Dock middle
Alexandra Dock No.1 south side / Langton Dock north side
Alexandra Dock No.2 south side
Connection to LNWR Alexandra Dock Goods (landward) NW
Connection to MR Alexandra Dock Goods (landward) MR
Alexandra Dock No.3 south side / Dock No.2 north side
Alexandra Dock No.3 north side
Hornby Dock south side
Hornby Dock Goods
Connection to LYR Alexandra Dock Goods (landward) LY
Hornby Dock north side
Gladstone Branch Dock No.1 south side
Gladstone Engraving Dock (end of line)
Set out from south to north to match the 'down' direction of the Liverpool Overhead Railway. Other docks were served by sidings parallel to main line of route.
   
Harrington Dock Loop
datum
Harrington Dock (south connection)
Swing Bridge
Harrington Dock Wall
Swing Bridge
Harrington Dock (north connection)
   
Riverside Branch
datum
Riverside Station
Riverside Branch Junction
   
Alexandra Dock Loop
datum
Alexandra Dock No.1 south side
Swing Bridges
North Wall
Alexandra Dock No.3 north side