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
Teep Commuter rail, Intercity rail
Heich Speed Rail, Hivy rail
Seestem National Rail
Status Operational
Locale Greater Lunnon
North Wast Ingland
Sooth East Ingland
Wast Midlands
Termini London 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)
Stations 51
Awner Network 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 stock Class 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 lenth 399 mi (642 km)[1]
Nummer o tracks Double track-Quadruple track-Sax track
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Laidin gauge W10
Electrification 25kV 50Hz AC OHLE
Operatin speed 125 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. 
  2. "High-speed tilting train on track", BBC News Online, 12 December 2005.