Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Siverlink County class 321413P in Milton Keynes Central station in 2005
clas 350 107 and class 350 107 in light grey colours in Milton Keynes Central station in 2005
30 of these class 350/1 Desiro were built by Siemens AG between 2004 2005 for use by Central Trains and Silverlink on regional services on the southern section of the West Coast Main Line. They were not branded as these trains ran on services run by both Central and Silverlink. When London Midland took over they took over some of Central Trains area and Silverlinks area. they then put there own name on them. 37 more were built in 2007.
A Virgin train at Milton Keynes station in 2005
A year after this visit in 2006 it was decided by the The Department of Transport to make Milton Keynes station bigger. A new platfrom was added behind the car poster and given the platform number 6. The bay platform no.1 on the up side of the station was made a through platform. A bay has been made and called 2A. These work was done by the end of 2008
Siverlink County class 321406 into Milton Keynes Central station in 2005
Virgin train in Milton Keynes station in 2005
Milton Keynes Pages
Milton Keynes Central railway station 22nd July 2014
Milton Keynes is a Large New Town (City). As the town gets bigger so does the station.
Milton Keynes was a numer of villages and small towns over a large area. There are about 130 roundabouts pointing you to all the new towships, making getting about by road for stangers a nightmare.
Milton Keynes Central railway station is located on the West Coast Main Line about 50 miles from London. Avanti West Coast intercity services now run the main intercity trains (2020) these were run by Virgin Trains. The station was only opened on 17 May 1982 by the Prince of Wales. Milton Keynes Central is a triple island platform with 7 platforms. Bletchley railway station which is now also part of the new Milton Keynes has lost its main intercity trains to the new Milton Keynes station just to the north.
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