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The company is divided into two main brands. The "Silverlink Metro" brand is used for inner-suburban services around London. The "Silverlink County" brand is used for longer distance and outer-suburban services.
The "Silverlink Metro" service has routes on several lines:
- North London Line, from Richmond to North Woolwich
- London Euston to Watford Junction
- West London Line, from Willesden Junction to Clapham Junction - via Kensington (Olympia)
- The Gospel Oak to Barking line (the "Goblin")
The "Metro" services are operated by Class 313 dual-voltage electrical multiple units on the electrified routes, and Class 150 "Sprinter" diesel multiple units on the non-electrified routes. Additionally, three Class 508/3 electric units are used exclusively on the Euston-Watford Junction service. The "Spinters" replaced the elderly Class 117 and Class 121 units in 2000.
The "Silverlink County" service has three branches:
- London to Northampton (Southern-end of West Coast Main Line)
- Watford Junction to St Albans (Abbey Flyer)
- Bletchley to Bedford (Marston Vale Line)
The stations on the main branch of the "County" service are:
- London - Euston station
- Wembley - Wembley Central station
- Wealdstone - Harrow & Wealdstone station
- Watford - Watford Junction
- Kings Langley
- Hemel Hempstead
- Leighton Buzzard
- Milton Keynes - Milton Keynes Central railway station
The stations on the St Albans Branch Line (the "Abbey Flyer") are:
Services are operated by Class 313 electric units.
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