The West Coast Main Line is Europe’s busiest mixed-traffic railway, delivering:
- 35 million intercity journeys per year
- Commuter services sustaining the economies of UK’s biggest cities
- Key local and regional links
- Strategic freight capacity
The West Coast Main Line carries more intercity trains per hour than any other high speed line in Europe, and over 40% of all UK freight trains use the line at some point on their journey.
The West Coast Main Line provides direct rail services to nearly 100 stations, with connections to many more.
The busiest stations on the line are:
|44 million passengers per year
|Birmingham New Street
|Liverpool Lime Street
|Milton Keynes Central