Mayflower Line

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Mayflower Line
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Principal stations

(Great Eastern Main Line)
Harwich International
Harwich Town

The Mayflower Line is the name given to the branch railway line from Manningtree to Harwich in the county of Essex in England. The line diverges from the Great Eastern Main Line at Manningtree. It is double track between Manningtree and Harwich International, and is electrified at 25 kV AC, using overhead wires. East of Manningtree there is a triangular junction so that trains operating to Harwich can reach the branch from both north and south directions.

Stations on the line are:

Passenger services are currently operated by 'one'. They replaced the previous operator, First Great Eastern, on 1 April 2004, when all the operators in East Anglia were merged into one new franchise. Services are formed using Class 321 or Class 360 electrical multiple units.

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