Britain’s oldest trains listed (including the one you’re catching home)

AS THE north’s train network was labelled a “laughing stock” not fit for a burgeoning economy, here is a full list of the average age of carriages used by each train operating company in Britain, ranked from oldest to newest.

Rail campaigners have called for investment in trains that are "fit for this century" after new figures showed Britain's rolling stock is at its oldest age in 14 years.

All figures are for January-March 2015, and are the latest available.

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1. Merseyrail: 36.3 years

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2. First Great Western: 32.4 years

3. Virgin Trains East Coast: 29.3 years

4. Govia Thameslink Railway: 28.9 years

5. Greater Anglia: 27.6 years

6. Northern Rail: 26.3 years

7. Arriva Trains Wales: 24.4 years

8. East Midlands Trains: 23.3 years

9. ScotRail: 20.5 years

10. Chiltern: 19.1 years

11. South West Trains: 18.9 years

12. CrossCountry: 16.6 years

13. Southeastern: 15.4 years

14. c2c: 14.0 years

15. Southern: 13.9 years

16. London Midland: 11.0 years

17. Virgin Trains West Coast: 10.4 years

18. First TransPennine Express: 7.7 years

19. London Overground: 4.7 years