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TOPS Depot Codes

The following compliments the Locomotive Pool Codes section. Depots recorded with asterisks have an allocation of locomotives although in some cases RSL/TOPS records may not be accurate, e.g. FW and SD. Members are welcome to send any alterations and comments to NH.

02.04.2016

Code Shed Operator/TOC
AC Aberdeen, Clayhills T&RSMD Virgin Trains East Coast
AD Ashford, Hitachi EMUD Hitachi Ltd
AF Ashford, Chart Leacon RML (Closed) Bombardier Transportation
AH Asfordby Technical Centre Alstom
AK Ardwick TMD, Manchester Siemens
AL Aylesbury TMD Chiltern Railways Company Limited
AN Allerton TMD Arriva Rail North Ltd
AO Acton LHS DB Cargo UK
AT Alstom Traincare, Birmingham (WCML) Alstom
AV Avonmouth BHT Freightliner Group Ltd
AW Ardwick West (WCRM) Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
AY Ayr TMD (Closed) ..
AZ Ashford, Balfour Beatty Balfour Beatty PLC
AZ * Alizay, Oissel, Axiom Rail Repair Facility, France (DBS) Axiom Rail
 
BA Basford Hall HS, Crewe Freightliner Group Ltd
BB Billingham, SembCorp Utilities SembCorp Utilities
BB Boulby Freightliner Group Ltd
BC Bicester, MOD Ministry of Defence
BC Birch Coppice Freightliner Group Ltd
BD Birkenhead North T&RSMD Merseyrail
BE Bedford, CS Govia Thameslink Railway Limited
BE Barnetby EA Cattle Wharf FP Freightliner Group Ltd
BF Bedford, Cauldwell Walk CD Govia Thameslink Railway Limited
BG Botinic Gardens (Hull) FP Arriva Rail North Ltd
BH Barrow Hill SD Freightliner Group Ltd
BH * Barrow Hill SD Barrow Hill Ltd
BI * Brighton Lovers Walk T&RSMD Govia Thameslink Railway Limited
BJ Bristol Marsh Junction (Closed) ..
BK Bristol Barton Hill TMD London and North Western Railway Co. Ltd
BK Birkenhead Central CS (Closed) ..
BL Basford Hall FP (Freightliner) Freightliner Group Ltd
BM Bournemouth T&RSMD Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited
BN * Bounds Green T&RSMD Virgin Trains East Coast
BO * Burton on Trent T&RSMD Nemesis Rail Limited
BP Blackpool North CS Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
BQ Bardon Hill Quarry Freightliner Group Ltd
BR Bristol Kingsland Road Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
BR Bristol Bath Road TMD (Closed) ..
BS Bescot TMD DB Cargo UK
BT * Bo'ness, Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway
BU Burngullow (FLHH) Freightliner Group Ltd
BW Barrow-in-Furness SD Arriva Rail North Ltd
BX Buxton (Closed) ..
BY Bletchley TMD London Midland
BZ St. Blazey TMD DB Cargo UK
 
CA Cambridge Coldham Lane T&RSMD London and North Western Railway Co. Ltd
CA Carlisle New Yard DBS Loco Maintenance Point DB Cargo UK
CB * Condor Park, Butterley, Midland Railway Midland Railway Centre
CC Clacton on Sea SD Abellio Greater Anglia Ltd
CD Crewe Diesel TMD Locomotive Storage Ltd
CE * Crewe International Electric TMD DB Cargo UK
CF Cardiff Canton TMD Pullman Rail
CF Cardiff Canton Sidings Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
CG Crewe CSD, LNWR (FLHH)     Freightliner Group Ltd
CH Chester TMD Alstom
CJ Clapham Junction CSD Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited
CJ Chirk Kronospan Colas Rail
CK Corkerhill SD Abellio ScotRail Ltd
CL Carlisle Upperby (Closed) ..
CM Camden CSD London Midland
CM Crewe, Basford Hall Fuel Point Freightliner Group Ltd
CN Chaddesden Derby Freightliner Group Ltd
CN Carnforth, EWS DB Cargo UK
CO Coquelles, France Groupe Eurotunnel S.A.
CO Cranmore, East Somerset Railway East Somerset Railway
CP * Crewe CSD, L&NWR London and North Western Railway Co. Ltd
CQ Crewe Gresty Lane (DRS) Direct Rail Services Ltd
CQ * Crewe, Railway Age Crewe Heritage Centre
CR Crewe Gresty Bridge (DRS) Direct Rail Services Ltd
CR Colchester SD Abellio Greater Anglia Ltd
CS * Carnforth, West Coast Railway Co Ltd West Coast Railway Company
CT Cleethorpes HS First TransPennine Express
CV Cardiff Canton DMUD Arriva Trains Wales
CV Coalville, Mantle Lane (Closed) ..
CW Cricklewood Yard East Midlands Trains Limited
CX Chalmerston Freightliner Group Ltd
CY Crewe Coal Yard & South Yard Direct Rail Services Ltd
CZ * Central Rivers, Barton-under-Needwood CMD Bombardier Transportation
 
DA Darnall, Sheffield (Closed) ..
DC Dairycoates, Hull (Closed) ..
DD Doncaster Wood Yard DB Cargo UK
DF * Derby, Rail Vehicle Engineering RVE
DI * Didcot, GWS Great Western Society
DL Dollands Moor SD DB Cargo UK
DM Dagenham (FLHH) Freightliner Group Ltd
DM Dagenham HS (Closed) ..
DP Devonport Devonport Management Ltd
DR Doncaster Carr TMD (Closed) DB Cargo UK
DT Didcot Triangle SD DB Cargo UK
DU Doncaster Up Decoy LMD   DB Cargo UK
DV Dover Priory Sidings London & South Eastern Railway Limited
DW Doncaster West Yard Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
DY Derby Etches Park HST East Midlands Trains Limited
DY * Derby Etches Park T&RSMD East Midlands Trains Limited
 
EA East Anglian Railway Museum East Anglia Railway Museum
EC * Edinburgh Craigentinny T&RSMD Virgin Trains East Coast
EC Edinburgh Craigentinny T&RSMD (Freightliner) Freightliner Group Ltd
ED Eastfield HS Abellio ScotRail Ltd
EE Exeter St.Davids CS FP Great Western Rail Limited
EH * Eastleigh T&RSMD London and North Western Railway Co. Ltd
EI Edinburgh Craigentinny CS Virgin Trains East Coast
EJ Leith South Freightliner Group Ltd
EL East Lancashire Railway, Heywood, East Lancashire Railway
EM East Ham EMUD c2c Rail Ltd
EN Euston Downside CARMD (Closed) ..
EP Edinburgh Portobello Wheel Lathe Virgin Trains East Coast
ER Eurre, SNCF, France SNCF
ES Earles Sdgs (FLTT) Freightliner Group Ltd
ET Eastleigh T&RSMD (Freightliner) Freightliner Group Ltd
EU Euston LHS West Coast Trains Limited
EU East Usk Servicing Road DB Cargo UK
EX Exeter St.Davids SD Great Western Rail Limited
 
FA Fairwater (FLHH) Freightliner Group Ltd
FB Ferrybridge T&RSMD DB Cargo UK
FD * Freightliner Nationwide, Diesel Locos Freightliner Group Ltd
FE * Freightliner Nationwide, Electric Locos Freightliner Group Ltd
FF Forest, Brussels T&RSMD SNCB
FH Frodingham (Scunthorpe) SD Grant Rail
FN Felixstowe North Docks (GBRf) GB Railfreight
FP Ferme Park FP Virgin Trains East Coast
FP Ferme Park FP (GBRf) GB Railfreight
FR Fratton SD Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited
FT Frethun, Calais (Depot), France SNCF
FT Frethun, Calais (Tunnel), France SNCF
FW * Fort William SD DB Cargo UK
FX Felixstowe Dock & Harbour Company Felixstowe Dock & Harbour Company
FZ Fort William Yard DB Cargo UK
 
GB Guide Bridge (WCRM) ISU (CE)
GB Guide Bridge (FLHH) Freightliner Group Ltd
GF South Gosforth (Closed) ..
GI Gillingham EMUD London & South Eastern Railway Limited
GL Gloucester SD ISU (CE)
GM Grangemouth, Freight Depot Direct Rail Services Ltd
GO Gulf Oil, Waterston (Closed) ..
GP Grove Park EMUD London & South Eastern Railway Limited
GS Glasgow Salkeld Street (Closed) ..
GW Glasgow Shields TMD Abellio ScotRail Ltd
 
HA Haymarket (Edinburgh) TMD Abellio ScotRail Ltd
HB Horbury (Wakefield), Axiom Rail (Closed) Axiom Rail
HC Holyhead CS Arriva Trains Wales
HD Holyhead SD Arriva Trains Wales
HE Hornsey TMD Govia Thameslink Railway Limited
HE Hornsey Wheel Lathe Govia Thameslink Railway Limited
HF Hereford FP DB Cargo UK
HG Hither Green TMD DB Cargo UK
HH Haworth, K&WVR Keigthley & Worth Valley Railway
HH Hams Hall (GBRf) GB Railfreight
HI Hitchin Balfour Beatty PLC
HM Healey Mills TMD (Closed) DB Cargo UK
HN Hoo Junction DB Cargo UK
HO Holbeck, Leeds ISU (CE)
HP Hope Blue Circle (FLHH) Freightliner Maintenance Limited
HQ * HQ Locos ..
HR Hall Road Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
HT * Heaton T&RSMD Arriva Rail North Ltd
HU Hunterston High Level DB Cargo UK
HV Hunterston High Level (FLHH) Freightliner Group Ltd
HY Hinksey Yard, Oxford Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
 
IG Isle of Grain Freightliner Group Ltd
IG Isle of Grain (Fastline) Fastline
IL Ilford T&RSMD Abellio Greater Anglia Ltd
IM Immingham TMD DB Cargo UK
IM Immingham Rec DB Cargo UK
IN Immingham TMD (Freightliner) Freightliner Group Ltd
IO Immingham Reception (FLHH) Freightliner Group Ltd
IP Ipswich LHS Freightliner Group Ltd
IS Inverness T&RSMD Abellio ScotRail Ltd
IS Inverness CS Abellio ScotRail Ltd
 
KC Carlisle Currock WRD (Closed) DB Cargo UK
KG Knottingley TMD (Freightliner) Freightliner Group Ltd
KK Kirkdale EMUD Merseyrail
KM * Kingmoor, Carlisle, TMD Direct Rail Services Ltd
KR * Bridgenorth, Severn Valley Rly Severn Valley Railway
KT Kineton, MOD Ministry of Defence
KY Knottingley TMD DB Cargo UK
KZ Killoch Colliery Freightliner Group Ltd
 
LA Laira (Plymouth) CEM Great Western Rail Limited
LA * Laira (Plymouth) T&RSMD Great Western Rail Limited
LB Loughborough, Brush Traction Brush Traction, Wabtec Corporation
LC Longslght International Alstom
LD * Leeds, Midland Road TMD Freightliner Maintenance Limited
LD Leeds, FLT Freightliner Group Ltd
LE * Landore (Swansea) T&RSMD Great Western Rail Limited
LF Leeds, Midland Road Wheel Lathe Freightliner Maintenance Limited
LG Longsight, Manchester Electric TMD Arriva Rail North Ltd
LJ Llandudno Junction FP (Closed) ..
LK South Bank Lackenby Corus
LL Liverpool Edge Hill CARMD Alstom
LM * Long Marston, Motorail Logistics Motorail Logistics
LO * Longsight, Manchester Diesel TMD Arriva Rail North Ltd
LR * Leicester SD UK Rail Leasing
LS Longsight Wheel Lathe Alstom
LT Longtown, MOD Ministry of Defence
LT Longport Pinnox Branch DB Cargo UK
LT Longport Freight Depot DB Cargo UK
LW Lawley Street, Birmingham FLT Freightliner Group Ltd
LY Le Landy, Paris T&RSMD SNCF
 
MA Manchester Traincare, Longsight CARMD Alstom
MD * Merehead Quarry, Foster Yeoman Mendip Rail
ME Manchester International Siemens
ME Mossend TMD DB Cargo UK
ME Marylebone CS (Closed) ..
MG Margam LIP (Closed) DB Cargo UK
MH Millerhill FP DB Cargo UK
MI Motherwell TMD (DRS) Direct Rail Services Ltd
MK Markinch (Charter/PO) Abellio ScotRail Ltd
ML Motherwell TMD Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
MM Moreton-in-Marsh (Closed) Cotswold Rail
MN Machynlleth LMD Arriva Trains Wales
MO Morris Cowley Mat Transport (Closed) ..
MO Morris Cowley FD (Closed) ..
MQ Meldon Quarry Dartmoor Railway
MR March TMD (Closed) ..
MS Malaga, Spain RENFE
MS Mountsorrell Loco Servicing Road DB Cargo UK
MY Mossend Yard LHS Freightliner Group Ltd
 
NB New Brighton Merseyrail
NB New Biggin (GBRf) GB Railfreight
NC * Norwich Crown Point T&RSMD Abellio Greater Anglia Ltd
ND Neasden Depot (LUL)             London Underground Ltd
NG New Cross Gate CSD London Overground
NH Newton Heath, Manchester T&RSMD Arriva Rail North Ltd
NJ Norwood Down Sorting Sidings (Closed) ..
NL * Neville Hill, Leeds TMD East Midlands Trains Limited
NM Nottingham, Eastcroft SD East Midlands Trains Limited
NN Northampton, Kings Heath EMD Siemens
NP North Pole International (Closed) ..
NR Norwich Crown Point CS (GBRf) GB Railfreight
NT Northam, Southampton CSD Siemens
NV Neville Hill TMD (FLHH) Freightliner Group Ltd
NW Northwich, Brunner Mond Brunner Mond
NY North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Grosmont North Yorkshire Moors Railway
 
OC Old Oak Common Diesel TMD (Closed) DB Cargo UK
OD Old Dalby, Asfordby, Alstom Test Centre Bombardier Transportation
OH Old Oak Common EMUD Siemens
OK Okehamptom Dartmoor Railway
OM Old Oak Common CARMD Great Western Rail Limited
ON Orpington CS London & South Eastern Railway Limited
OO * Old Oak Common HST TMD Great Western Rail Limited
OX Oxford SD Great Western Rail Limited
OY Oxley CARMD Alstom
 
PB Peterborough LIP DB Cargo UK
PC Polmadie CARMD Alstom
PE Peterborough Crescent Wharf, Nene Sidings Govia Thameslink Railway Limited
PE Peak Forest (FLHH) Freightliner Group Ltd
PF Peak Forest DB Cargo UK
PG * Peterborough SD, GBRF Electro-Motive Services International Ltd
PH Perth Station LIP Abellio ScotRail Ltd
PM * St. Phillips Marsh T&RSMD Great Western Rail Limited
PN Preston CS Arriva Rail North Ltd
PN * Poznan, Poland Axiom Rail
PO Polmadie, Glasgow SD Alstom
PP Polmadie, Eurostar Alstom
PQ Parkstone Quay, Harwich DB Cargo UK
PR Peak Rail, Matlock Peak Rail
PR Preston Bakehouse Sidings Virgin Trains West Coast
PT Peterborough GBRf SD GB Railfreight
PY Pigs Bay, Shoeburyness, QinetiQ Ltd QinetiQ Limited
PZ * Penzance SD Great Western Rail Limited
 
QR Quainton Road Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
 
RB Rylstone, Tilcon Tilcon
RD Reading West Yard Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
RE Ramsgate T&RSMD London & South Eastern Railway Limited
RG Reading West Yard Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
RG Reading Train Care Depot Great Western Rail Limited
RG Reading TMD (Closed) ..
RL * Ropley, Mid Hants Railway Mid Hants Railway
RR Roberts Road, Doncaster Electro-Motive Services International Ltd
RR Radyr Wagon Works (Closed) ..
RS Roberts Road, Doncaster GB Railfreight
RT Rotherham Steel Terminal DB Cargo UK
RU * Rugby GTRM Colas Rail
RV Ravenstruther Freightliner Group Ltd
RY Ryde, I.O.W. T&RSMD Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited
 
SA Salisbury TMD Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited
SB Stourbridge Junction LMD Chiltern Railways Company Limited
SB Shirebrook SD (Closed) ..
SC Scunthorpe LHS DB Cargo UK
SD * Sellafield SD Direct Rail Services Ltd
SE * St. Leonards, Hastings, Railway Engineering St. Leonards Railway Engineering
SE St. Leonards, Hastings, Railway Engineering (GBRf) GB Railfreight
SG Slade Green T&RSMD London & South Eastern Railway Limited
SH Southall DMU Depot West Coast Railway Company
SH Strawberry Hill CSD Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited
SI Soho LMD London Midland
SJ Shelton Maint Dpt (WCRM) Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
SJ Stourbridge Junction (Town Platform) London Midland
SK Swanwick Junction, Midland Railway Midland Railway Centre
SK Stoke Gifford LMD Freightliner Group Ltd
SL Stewarts Lane CS Govia Thameslink Railway Limited
SL * Stewarts Lane T&RSMD DB Cargo UK
SM Sheffield FP Arriva Rail North Ltd
SN Shoeburyness CSD c2c Rail Ltd
SO Southampton FL Sidings Freightliner Group Ltd
SP Springs Branch, Wigan TMD DB Cargo UK
SQ Stockport CS Arriva Rail North Ltd
SR Shrewsbury, Sutton Bridge Junction, Coleham LMD Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
SS Salillis, Spain RENFE
ST Southport CHS Merseyrail
SU Selhurst T&RSMD Govia Thameslink Railway Limited
SV * Wembley Heavy Repair Depot, Stonebridge Park Alstom
SW Swindon SD (Closed) ..
SX Shrewsbury Abbey Foregate CS Arriva Trains Wales
SY Saltley SD (Closed) ..
SZ Southampton Maritime T&RSMD Freightliner Group Ltd
SZ Southampton Western Docks GB Railfreight
 
TB Three Bridges T/L Depot Govia Thameslink Railway Limited
TB Three Bridges Siemens
TD Temple Mills TMD (Closed) ..
TE Tees Yard FP DB Cargo UK
TE Thornaby TMD (Closed) DB Cargo UK
TF Thornton Fields CS (Closed) ..
TF York Yard South (FLHH) Freightliner Maintenance Limited
TG Teigngrace Colas Rail
TG Tonbridge Jubilee Sidings London & South Eastern Railway Limited
TH Thornaby TMD (Freightliner) Freightliner Group Ltd
TI Temple Mills, Eurostar Engineering Centre Eurostar (UK) Ltd
TJ * Tavistock Junction Colas Rail
TK Butterwell GB Railfreight
TK North Blyth GB Railfreight
TK Tyne Dock (GBRf) GB Railfreight
TL Tilbury Rail Container Terminal Freightliner Group Ltd
TM * Tyseley Locomotive Works Tyseley Locomotive Works
TN Thornton Loco Servicing Road DB Cargo UK
TN Taunton West Somerset Railway
TO * Toton TMD DB Cargo UK
TP Trafford Park Sidings DB Cargo UK
TP Trafford Park FLT Freightliner Group Ltd
TS * Tyseley, Birmingham TMD London Midland
TT Toton Training School DB Cargo UK
TU Toton Up Yard DB Cargo UK
TW Toton WRD DB Cargo UK
TY Tyne Yard WRD London and North Western Railway Co. Ltd
TZ Thoresby Colliery Junction Freightliner Group Ltd
 
VI Victoria EMUD London & South Eastern Railway Limited
VW Alstom Traincare, Birmingham (WCML) Alstom
VZ Strawberry Hill, Siemens Siemens
 
WA * Wishaw (Dunton Park), Goodman's Goodmans
WB * Wembley Traincare Depot Alstom
WD * East Wimbledon EMUD Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited
WE Wembley Loco Holding Siding DB Cargo UK
WE Wembley Yard DBS DB Cargo UK
WE Wembley Brent Sidings DB Cargo UK
WF Wansford, Nene Valley Railway Nene Valley Railway
WH * Whatley Quarry, ARC Mendip Rail
WI * Wilton, SembCorp Utilities SembCorp Utilities
WJ Watford Junction CS (Closed) ..
WK West Kirby Merseyrail
WK Workington SD Arriva Rail North Ltd
WL Wellingborough (GBRf) GB Railfreight
WN * Willesden TMD London Overground
WP Worksop WRD (Closed) DB Cargo UK
WQ * DB Schenker Headquarters DB Cargo UK
WR West Ruislip, LUL London Underground Ltd
WS Worksop LHS DB Cargo UK
WS Worcester Light Maintenance Depot London Midland
WT Warrington Arpley SD DB Cargo UK
WU Wembley TMD Chiltern Railways Company Limited
WV Manistry Wharf (FLHH) Freightliner Group Ltd
WW Washwood Heath Loco Servicing Road 26 DB Cargo UK
WY Westbury SD DB Cargo UK
WZ * Warsaw FL, Poland Freightliner Group Ltd
 
XW Crofton, Bombardier Bombardier Transportation
 
YK * York FP/NRM DB Cargo UK
YK York CMD First TransPennine Express
YL York Leeman Road Depot Freightliner Group Ltd
YM York National Railway Museum National Museum of Science and Industry
YO Yoker EMUD Abellio ScotRail Ltd
 
ZA Derby, RTC Business Park Rail Vehicle Engineering
ZB Doncaster, Wabtec Rail Wabtec Rail Ltd, Wabtec Corporation
ZC Crewe, Bombardier Bombardier Transportation
ZD Derby, Litchurch Lane, Bombardier Bombardier Transportation
ZE Birmingham, Washwood Heath Boden Rail
ZF * Doncaster, Bombardier (Closed) Bombardier Transportation
ZG Eastleigh, Arlington Fleet Services Arlington Fleet Services
ZH * Glasgow Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems (UK) Limited
ZI Ilford, Bombardier Bombardier Transportation
ZJ Stoke, Turners, c/o Marcroft Engineering Turners
ZK Kilmarnock, Wabtec Rail Scotland Wabtec Rail Scotland, Wabtec Corporation
ZL Cardiff Cathays Wagon Works, BRML (Closed) ..
ZN * Wolverton Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems (UK) Limited
ZP Horbury (Wakefield), Bombardier (Closed) Bombardier Transportation
ZQ HQ Rolling Stock ..
ZR Rotherham, C F Booth. C F Booth Limited
ZR York, Thrall Europa Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
ZT Stockton, T J Thomson TJ Thomson
ZU Selhurst CEM Depot Govia Thameslink Railway Limited
ZW Stoke, Axiom Rail Axiom Rail (Stoke) Limited

last updated: 02/04/16