London King's Cross to Cambridge Line

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King's Cross-Cambridge Line
Principal stations

The King's Cross to Cambridge Line links King's Cross station in London with Cambridge station in Cambridge. It is an alternative to the West Anglia Main Line, which links Liverpool Street station, also in London to Cambridge. Services in the line are run by First Capital Connect. It exists as a distinct line only between Cambridge (where it shares tracks for a while with the West Anglia Main Line) and Hitchin (north of which it merges with the East Coast Main Line).

The line is electrified at 25 kV AC, using overhead wires.

From south to north, the principal locations on the route are:

Railway lines in the East of England:
Main lines: East Coast Main Line   Great Eastern Main Line
Cambridge-King's Lynn "Fen" Line   Cambridge-Norwich "Breckland" Line   Colchester-Clacton "Sunshine Coast" Line
Ely-Peterborough Line   Ipswich-Ely Line   London-Cambridge Line   London, Tilbury & Southend Line
Manningtree-Harwich "Mayflower" Line   Thameslink   West Anglia Main Line   
Commuter lines: Hertford Loop Line   Lea Valley Lines   Northern City Line   Romford-Upminster Line   
Shenfield-Southend Victoria Line   Witham-Braintree Line
Rural lines: Cambridge-Ipswich Line    Crouch Valley Line   East Suffolk Line   Grantham-Skegness Line
Ipswich-Felixstowe Line   Marks Tey-Sudbury "Gainsborough" Line   Norwich-Sheringham "Bittern" Line
Peterborough-Lincoln Line   Thorpe le Soken-Walton "Sunshine Coast" Line   Wherry Lines