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Midland Main Line

The Midland Main Line is a main railway line in the United Kingdom and is part of the British railway system.

The line links London to the city of Sheffield in northern England, but also links other important population centres including, Bedford, Kettering[?], Leicester, Derby, Nottingham.

The Midland Main line was built between the 1830s and the 1860s largely by the Midland Railway company, the Leicester to London stretch of the line was built in the 1860s to relieve an earlier route to London via Rugby which had been built by the Midland Railway's predecessor the Midland Counties Railway and had become very congested.

The line terminates at St Pancras[?] station in London. The express services on the line are operated by a company called Midland Mainline.



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