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East Coast (train operating company)

Index East Coast (train operating company)

East Coast, the trading name of the East Coast Main Line Company, was a British train operating company running the InterCity East Coast franchise on the East Coast Main Line between London, Yorkshire, North East England, and Scotland. [1]

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Aberdeen railway station

Aberdeen railway station is the only railway station in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer, CBE, DL (born 13 August 1970) is an English retired footballer.

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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) is a Royal Air Force flight which provides an aerial display group usually comprising an Avro Lancaster, a Supermarine Spitfire and a Hawker Hurricane.

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Bobby Robson

Sir Robert William Robson CBE (18 February 1933 – 31 July 2009) was an English footballer and football manager.

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British Rail Class 180

The Class 180 is a British diesel multiple-unit train built by Alstom at Washwood Heath in Birmingham between 2000 and 2001 for then-new express services operated by First Great Western (FGW).

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British Rail Class 333

The British Rail Class 333 is an electric multiple unit with a top speed of; they were built by Siemens and CAF between 1999 and 2000.

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British Rail Class 390

The Class 390 Pendolino is a type of electric high-speed train operated by Virgin Trains in the United Kingdom, leased from Angel Trains.

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British Rail Class 43 (HST)

The British Rail Class 43 (HST) is the TOPS classification used for the InterCity 125 High Speed Train (formerly classes 253 and 254) power cars, built by British Rail Engineering Limited from 1975 to 1982.

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British Rail Class 91

The British Rail Class 91 is a class of, electric locomotives ordered as a component of the East Coast Main Line modernisation and electrification programme of the late 1980s.

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British Rail Mark 3

The British Rail Mark 3 is a type of passenger carriage developed in response to growing competition from airlines and the car in the 1960s.

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British Rail Mark 4

British Rail's fourth design of passenger carriages was designated Mark 4, built for use in InterCity 225 sets on the East Coast Main Line between King's Cross, Leeds, Newcastle and Edinburgh.

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Carol Vorderman

Carol Jean Vorderman, MBE RAFAC (born 24 December 1960) is a British media personality, best known for co-hosting the popular game show Countdown for 26 years from 1982 until 2008, publishing newspaper columns on internet topics, writing books on subjects ranging from school textbooks on mathematics to a #1 best-selling book on Detox diets, advocating for numerous charities, and hosting the Pride of Britain awards each year to honour British people who have acted bravely or extraordinarily in challenging situations.

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Cotswold Line

The Cotswold Line is an railway line between and in England.

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Department for Transport

The Department for Transport (DfT) is the government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited number of transport matters in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that have not been devolved.

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Diesel locomotive

A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine.

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Directly Operated Railways

Directly Operated Railways was a holding company set up by the Department for Transport in the United Kingdom in July 2009 to run rail franchises should it become necessary to bring them into public ownership.

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Doncaster railway station

Doncaster railway station is on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom, serving the town of Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

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Driving Van Trailer

A Driving Van Trailer (DVT) is a purpose-built control car railway vehicle that allows the driver to operate a locomotive at the opposite end of a train.

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Durham railway station

Durham railway station is on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom, serving the city of Durham in the North East of England.

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East Coast Main Line

The East Coast Main Line (ECML) is a major railway link between London and Edinburgh via Peterborough, Doncaster, York, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle; it is presently electrified along the whole route.

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East Midlands

The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.

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East Midlands Trains

East Midlands Trains (EMT) is a British train operating company owned by Stagecoach Group.

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East of England

The East of England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.

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Edinburgh Waverley railway station

Edinburgh Waverley railway station (also known simply as Waverley) is the principal station serving Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland.

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Edinburgh–Aberdeen line

The Edinburgh–Aberdeen line is a railway line linking Edinburgh with Aberdeen via the Forth Bridge, the Tay Bridge and Dundee.

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Electric locomotive

An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor.

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Eurostar International Limited

Eurostar International Limited Eurostar International Limited formerly Eurostar (UK) Limited formerly European Passenger Services Limited (EIL) is the railway company operating the international Eurostar train services between London, Paris and Brussels via the Channel Tunnel.

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FirstGroup

FirstGroup plc FirstGroup plc is a Scottish multi-national transport group, registered and operating in the United Kingdom.

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Flying Scotsman (train)

The Flying Scotsman is an express passenger train service that has operated between Edinburgh and London, the capitals of Scotland and England, via the East Coast Main Line.

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Forth Bridge

The Forth Bridge is a cantilever railway bridge across the Firth of Forth in the east of Scotland, west of Edinburgh City Centre.

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Garforth railway station

Garforth railway station serves the town of Garforth, near Leeds in West Yorkshire, England.

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Glasgow Central station

Glasgow Central (Glaschu Mheadhain, Glesga Central) (also known simply as Central) is the major mainline rail terminus in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Grantham railway station

Grantham railway station is on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom, serving the town of Grantham, Lincolnshire.

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Great North Eastern Railway

Great North Eastern Railway, often referred to as GNER, was a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Sea Containers that operated the InterCity East Coast franchise from April 1996 until December 2007, when Sea Containers was stripped of the franchise due to poor financial management.

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Great Western Railway (train operating company)

First Greater Western Limited, trading as Great Western Railway (GWR), is a British train operating company owned by FirstGroup that operates the Greater Western railway franchise.

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Greater London

Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.

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Harrogate line

The Harrogate line is a passenger rail line through parts of North Yorkshire and the West Yorkshire area of northern England connecting Leeds to York by way of Harrogate and Knaresborough.

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Harrogate railway station

Harrogate railway station serves the town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire, England.

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Highland Chieftain

| The Highland Chieftain is a named British passenger train operated by London North Eastern Railway.

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Highland Main Line

The Highland Main Line is a railway line in Scotland.

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Hull Executive

| The Hull Executive is a named British passenger train operated by Virgin Trains East Coast.

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Hull Paragon Interchange

Hull Paragon Interchange is an integrated rail and bus station in the city centre of Kingston upon Hull, England.

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Hull Trains

Hull Trains is an open access operator in England owned by FirstGroup.

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InterCity 125

InterCity 125 was the brand name of British Rail's diesel-powered High Speed Train (HST) fleet, which was built from 1975 to 1982 and was introduced in 1976.

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InterCity 225

The InterCity 225 is an electric high speed train in the United Kingdom, comprising a Class 91 electric locomotive, nine Mark 4 coaches and a Driving Van Trailer (DVT).

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InterCity East Coast

InterCity East Coast is a railway franchise for passenger trains on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom from London King's Cross to Hull, Leeds, Bradford, Harrogate, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Aberdeen.

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Inverness railway station

Inverness railway station is the railway station serving the Scottish city of Inverness.

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James Bond

The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.

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Keolis

Keolis is the largest private sector French transport group.

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Leeds railway station

Leeds railway station (also known as Leeds City railway station) is the mainline railway station serving the city centre of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England.

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Lincoln Central railway station

Lincoln Central railway station serves the city of Lincoln in Lincolnshire, England.

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List of British Rail Class 91 locomotives

The British Rail Class 91 are a 31-strong fleet of 140 mph (225 km/h), 6,300 hp (4,700 kW) electric locomotives which are the main express-hauling locomotive used on the East Coast Main Line (ECML) from London to Edinburgh and beyond.

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List of highest-grossing films in the United Kingdom

This list charts the most successful films at cinemas in the United Kingdom by box office sales, in pounds sterling and admissions.

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LNER Class A4 4468 Mallard

London and North Eastern Railway locomotive numbered 4468 Mallard is a Class A4 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive built at Doncaster, England in 1938.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London and North Eastern Railway

The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) was the second largest (after LMS) of the "Big Four" railway companies created by the Railways Act 1921 in Britain.

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London King's Cross railway station

King's Cross railway station, also known as London King's Cross, is a Central London railway terminus on the northern edge of the city.

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Micklefield railway station

Micklefield railway station serves the village of Micklefield, near Garforth in West Yorkshire, England.

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National Express

National Express is a British multinational public transport company headquartered in Birmingham that operates bus, coach, train and tram services in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Spain, Portugal, Malta, Germany and Morocco and long-distance coach services across Europe.

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National Express East Coast

National Express East Coast (NXEC) was a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by National Express that operated the InterCity East Coast franchise from December 2007 until November 2009, when it refused financial support for its franchise.

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National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum (NRM) is a museum in York forming part of the British Science Museum Group of National Museums and telling the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society.

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Newark North Gate railway station

| Newark North Gate railway station is on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom, serving the town of Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire.

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Newcastle railway station

Newcastle railway station (also known as Newcastle Central Station) is on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom, serving the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

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North East England

North East England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.

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Northallerton railway station

Northallerton railway station is on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom, serving the town of Northallerton, North Yorkshire.

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Northern Lights (train)

| The Northern Lights is a named British passenger train operated by London North Eastern Railway.

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Passenger car (rail)

A passenger car (known as a coach or carriage in the UK, and also known as a bogie in India) is a piece of railway rolling stock that is designed to carry passengers.

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Passenger rail franchising in Great Britain

Passenger rail franchising in Great Britain is the system of contracting out the operation of the passenger services on the railways of Great Britain to private companies through a system of franchising.

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Peterborough railway station

Peterborough railway station serves the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England.

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Retford railway station

Retford railway station is on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom, serving the town of Retford, Nottinghamshire.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Secretary of State for Transport

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Transport is the member of the cabinet responsible for the British Department for Transport.

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Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation is a British cancer research charity which raises money to fund the early detection and treatment of cancer, and clinical trials of anti-cancer drugs.

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Sky One

Sky One is a British general entertainment channel operated and owned by Sky plc, available in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Skyfall

Skyfall is a 2012 spy film, the twenty-third in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions.

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Stagecoach Group

Stagecoach Group plc is an international transport group operating buses, trains, trams and express coaches.

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Stevenage railway station

Stevenage railway station serves the town of Stevenage in Hertfordshire, England.

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Tay Rail Bridge

The Tay Bridge carries the mainline railway across the Firth of Tay in Scotland, serving rail traffic between the city of Dundee and the suburb of Wormit in Fife.

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Train operating company

A train operating company (TOC) is a business operating passenger trains on the railway system of Great Britain under the collective National Rail brand.

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Virgin Group

Virgin Group Ltd. is a British multinational corporation venture capital conglomerate founded by entrepreneurs Sir Richard Branson and Nik Powell.

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Virgin Trains East Coast

Virgin Trains East Coast (legal name East Coast Main Line Company Limited) was a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operated the InterCity East Coast franchise on the East Coast Main Line between London, Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland.

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Wakefield Westgate railway station

Wakefield Westgate railway station is a mainline railway station in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England.

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Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi or WiFi is technology for radio wireless local area networking of devices based on the IEEE 802.11 standards.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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Yorkshire

Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.

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Yorkshire and the Humber

Yorkshire and the Humber is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Coast_(train_operating_company)

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