West Coast Main Line

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West Coast Main Line
WCML and M1.jpg
The WCML runnin alangside the M1 at Watford Gap
TeepCommuter rail, Intercity rail
Heich Speed Rail, Hivy rail
SeestemNational Rail
LocaleGreater Lunnon
North Wast Ingland
Sooth East Ingland
Wast Midlands
TerminiLondon Euston
51°31′43″N 0°08′07″W / 51.5285°N 0.1353°W / 51.5285; -0.1353 (London terminus)
Liverpool Lime Street
53°24′27″N 2°58′42″W / 53.4075°N 2.9784°W / 53.4075; -2.9784 (Liverpool terminus)
Manchester Piccadilly
53°28′37″N 2°13′48″W / 53.477°N 2.230°W / 53.477; -2.230 (North West terminus)
Glesga Central
55°51′31″N 4°15′28″W / 55.8585°N 4.2579°W / 55.8585; -4.2579 (Scottish terminus)
AwnerNetwork Rail
Operator(s)Virgin Trains
East Coast
London Midland
First TransPennine Express
Northern Rail
Arriva Trains Wales
First ScotRail
DB Schenker Rail (UK)
GB Railfreight
Freightliner Ltd
Direct Rail Services Ltd (DRS)
Rowin stockClass 390 "Pendolino"
Class 90
Class 91
Class 142 Pacer
Class 150 Sprinter
Class 153
Class 156 SuperSprinter
Class 158
Class 175 "Coradia"
Class 185 "Pennine"
Class 221 "Super Voyager"
Class 220 "Voyager"
Class 318
Class 321
Class 334 "Juniper"
Class 350 "Desiro"
Class 377 "Electrostar"
Line lenth399 mi (642 km)[1]
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Operatin speed125 mph (201 km/h) maximum[2]
Route map

The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is a major inter-ceety railwey route in the Unitit Kinrick.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "West Coast Main Line Pendolino Tilting Trains, United Kingdom". railwey-technology.com. Retrieved 1 December 2010.[deid airtin]
  2. "High-speed tilting train on track", BBC News Online, 12 December 2005.