Suburban electrification of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway

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1927 compartment stock for the LNWR London lines

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) was involved in the development of railway electrification of Britain. Like the LNER and the SR the LMS took over several schemes that had been developed by its constituent companies and also completed some of its own. All were suburban lines, in London, Liverpool and Manchester, and were usually steam lines converted to electric traction. Each service is listed below, showing dates of opening and the railway responsible for its conversion.

London District

Fourth rail, route length in 1927 was 40.2 miles (64.3 km).

See also Watford DC Line, North London Line and West London Line

Liverpool District

630 V DC third rail.

Manchester District

See also

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