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Railway Technical Info - Great Britain

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National

SystemTrackRouteElectrificationComment
heavy rail, north of LondonstandardLH25kV 50Hz AC overhead 
heavy rail, south of LondonstandardLH750V DC 3rd rail 

London area

SystemTrackRouteElectrificationComment
London UndergroundstandardLH660V DC 4th rail 
Docklands Light RailwaystandardLH750V DC 3rd rail bottom contact 
Croydon area: tramsstandardLH, stubs750V DC overhead 

Other local systems

SystemTrackRouteElectrificationComment
Birmingham: tramsstandardLH, stubs750V DC overhead 
Nottingham: tramsstandardLH, stubs750V DC overhead 
Sheffield: tramsstandardLH, stubs750V DC overhead 
Manchester: tramsstandardLH, stubs750V DC overhead 
Liverpool: suburban heavy railstandardLH750V DC 3rd rail 
Blackpool: tramsstandardLH, circles660V DC overhead 
Tyne & Wear MetrostandardLH1500V DC overhead 
Edinburgh: tramsstandardLH750V DC overheadunder construction
Glasgow Underground4' (1220mm)LH600V DC 3rd rail 

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