National Express East Coast

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Franchise(s): InterCity East Coast
9 December 2007 – 13 November 2009 (originally 31 March 2015)
Main region(s): East Midlands, Yorkshire,
North East England, Central Scotland, Northern Scotland
Other region(s): London
Fleet size:

31 Class 91 electric locomotives
30 InterCity 225 sets

11 InterCity 125 (HST) sets
Stations called at: 53
Stations operated: 12
National Rail abbreviation: GR
Parent company: National Express Group
Web site:
A map of National Express East Coast and connecting routes

National Express East Coast was the name under which the train operating company NXEC Trains Ltd operated the InterCity East Coast rail franchise, which includes services in England and Scotland along the East Coast Main Line. NXEC Trains Ltd was a subsidiary of National Express Group. They lost he franchise to East Coast.[1] National Express took over the franchise from the Great North Eastern Railway (GNER).

Preceded by
InterCity East Coast franchise
Operator of InterCity East Coast franchise
2007 - present

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