Miles and Mins

Updates made September 22-26 2013 added HS2 Plan B rail miles and minutes.

All journey times are based on the domestic timetable speeds of Class 395 commuter trains running between St Pancras IPS and Ashford in Kent. See foot of page. Faster equivalents of these trains are now on the market.

Main Routes in Plan B

Miles

      Mins

MPH

St Pancras to Manchester Victoria

210

120

105

St Pancras to Birmingham

113

67

102

St Pancras to Leeds

193

108

107

St Pancras to Sheffield

159

90

106

Birmingham to Leeds

146

81

108

Birmingham to Sheffield

112

63

106

St Pancras to East Midlands Airport

110

62

106

Today’s main route timetables for comparison

Miles

Mins

 MPH

Euston – Man. Piccadilly

195

127

92

WCML
Euston – Birmingham New St

115

82

84

WCML
St Pancras – Sheffield

165

125

79

MML
Kings Cross – Leeds

185

120

92

ECML

Rail miles between stations in Plan B Stages One and Two

Miles

Man Vic Bradford Leeds Mead’hall Sheff’ld E Mid Airp
Man Vic 37 41 55 59 100
Bradford   37 34 38   79
Leeds   41 38 42   83
Mead’hall   54 34 38   5   45
Sheffield   58 38 42  5   49
E Mid Airp 105 79 83 45 49

Rail minutes between stations in Plan B Stages One and Two

based on Class 395 speeds on the HS1 route

Minutes

Man Vic Bradford Leeds Mead’hall Sheff’ld E Mid Airp
Man Vic 27 30 35 40 58
Bradford 27 20 25 43
Leeds 30 23 28 46
Mead’hall 35 20 23 5 23
Sheffield 40 25 28 5 28
E Mid Airp 58 43 46 23 28

Rail miles between stations on HS1 route

Miles

Ashford Ebbsfleet Stratford St Pancras
St Pancras 56 22 6
Stratford 50 16 6
Ebbsfleet 34 16 22
Ashford 34 50 56

Rail minutes on HS1 route by Class 395 commuter sets

Minutes

Ashford Ebbsfleet Stratford St Pancras
St Pancras 38 19 7
Stratford 32 12 7
Ebbsfleet 19 12 19
Ashford 19 32 38

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