Megatrain

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Franchise(s): Integrated into Stagecoach Group franchises
(East Midlands Trains and South West Trains)
Integrated into Virgin Cross Country
March 2006 - November 2007
Main Town(s): Sheffield, Portsmouth, Southampton, Nottingham
Other Town(s): London, Chesterfield, Leicester, Loughborough
Fleet size: 28 Class 43 HST power cars
17 Class 153 Super Sprinter sets
11 Class 156 Super Sprinter sets
27 Class 158 Express Sprinter sets
23 Class 222 Meridian sets
Stations called at: n/a
Parent company: Stagecoach Group
Web site: www.megatrain.com

Megatrain is a virtual no-frills intercity train service run by Scottish-based Stagecoach Group. The service began in the United Kingdom on 1 November 2005 with a pilot on South West Trains.

Preceded by
Central Trains
Central franchise
Integrated into East Midlands franchise
As Part of East Midlands Trains

2007–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Midland Mainline
Midland Main Line franchise
Preceded by
InterCity
As part of British Rail
Integrated into Cross-Country franchise
As Part of Virgin Trains

2005–2007
Succeeded by
CrossCountry
Integrated into InterCity West Coast franchise
As Part of Virgin Trains

2005–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Network SouthEast
As part of British Rail
Integrated into South Western franchise
As Part of South West Trains

2005–present
Incumbent