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The lines that in the United Kingdom form part of the trans-European high-speed rail system are—
(a)the part of the Channel Tunnel railway line passing through the Channel Tunnel system;
(b)the Channel Tunnel Rail Link from London St Pancras station to Cheriton;
(c)London Euston station to Glasgow Central station, via Nuneaton, Stafford, Crewe, Preston, Penrith, Carstairs and Polmadie;
(d)Colwich Junction to Stone station;
(e)Norton Bridge to Manchester Piccadilly station via Macclesfield;
(f)Crewe station to Stockport station via Wilmslow;
(g)Weaver Junction to Liverpool Lime Street station via Runcorn;
(h)Carstairs South Junction to Edinburgh Waverley station via Cobbinshaw Summit and Haymarket;
(i)London King’s Cross station to Edinburgh Waverley station via Peterborough, Doncaster, York and Newcastle;
(j)London Paddington station to Cardiff Central station via Badminton;
(k)Wootton Bassett Junction to Bristol Temple Meads station via Bath; and
(l)Stoke Gifford Junction to Bristol Temple Meads station via Filton Abbey Wood.
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