Class 185 Route Clearance

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This page lists the routes within Scotland on which class 185s are currently permitted to run.

Class 185 - Lines cleared

LoR code Line of Route Description Remarks
SC001 Gretna Junction - Glasgow Central (via Beattock)
SC003 Carstairs South Junction - Haymarket East Junction
SC005 Carstairs Station Junction - Carstairs East Junction
SC007 Midcalder Junction - Holytown Junction
SC011 Law Junction - Uddingston Junction (via Holytown) Max speed 60mph
SC015 Mossend East Jn - Mossend North Jn (North Curve) ECS only
SC023 Motherwell - Newton, Hamilton Junction (via Hamilton)
SC029 Larkfield Junction - Shields Junction
SC031 Gretna Jn - Eglinton Street Jn (via Kilmarnock)
SC051* Cathcart North Jn - Muirhouse North Jn
SC055* Newton, Hamilton Junction - Cathcart East Jn
SC057 Cathcart East Jn - Cathcart North Jn
SC059* Glasgow Central - Shields Junction ECS only
SC061* Shields Junction - Corkerhill Depot ECS only
SC147* ECML Scot/LNE Boundary - Haymarket West Jn (via Edinburgh Waverley)
SC163 Portobello Junction - Niddrie West Junction
SC165 Niddrie South Jn - Haymarket West Jn (Edinburgh Suburban)
SC167 Craiglockhart Junction - Slateford Junction
SC169 Gorgie Junction - Haymarket Central Junction
Partial LoR route only

Class 185 - Platform Restrictions
  • Glasgow Central: Unrestricted. (Platform 4 cleared February 2009).
  • Barrhead: Platform 3 - Prohibited.
  • Kilmarnock: Platform 1 - Prohibited.

Speed restrictions
  • Maximum speed: 100mph
  • Class 185s cannot use HST, MU or Sprinter differential speed restrictions
  • Law Junction to Uddingston Junction via Holytown: 60mph Maximum

Route Clearance