Sunday, September 07, 2014

West Coast Main Line Rail Traffic, Shap, Cumbria, England - 3rd September, 2014 The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is a major inter-city railway route in the United Kingdom. It is Britain's most important rail backbone in terms of population served. The route links Greater London, the West Midlands, the North West, North Wales and the Central Belt of Scotland. Since an upgrade in recent years, much of the line has trains running at 125 mph (201 km/h), thereby meeting the European Union's definition of an upgraded high-speed line. This film features passing rail traffic in two locations at Shap, one by the Tata Steel stone crushers for Hardendale Quarry, and one at a location just North of Shap. The featured train operating companies are as follows: Virgin Trains - ; First Transpennine Express - ; Direct Rail Services - ; and DB Schenker Rail (UK) - . Featured train classes are as follows: Class 66 - ; Class 221 - ; Class 350 - ; and Class 390 - . To read more about the West Coast Main Line, click here: ; To read more about Shap, click here: ; To read more about Cumbria, click here: ; and If you liked this film there are many more like it on my YouTube channel please check out my channel and subscribe to my videos by clicking the red subscribe button. You can also find my travel films and photography updates on the following: Facebook: please like my Facebook page; WordPress: please follow my blog by clicking the +Follow link; Tumblr: please follow my blog by clicking the +Follow button; Blogger: please follow my blog by bookmarking the page; Google+ just add +stuartmoss ; and You can follow my travels on Twitter @mosstraveltv or by visiting .

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