European route E05
|From:||Greenock (United Kingdom)|
|Countries:||United Kingdom, France, Spain|
|International E-road network|
The European route E 05 is part of the United Nations international E-road network. It is the westernmost north-south "reference road", running from Greenock, Scotland south through France to Algeciras, Spain.
The E 05 follows the route Greenock - Paisley - Renfrew - Govan - Glasgow - Gretna - Carlisle - Penrith - Preston - Warrington - Winsford - Stoke-On-Trent - Birmingham - Newbury - Southampton - Le Havre - Paris - Orléans - Tours - Poitiers - Bordeaux - Donostia - Burgos - Madrid - Córdoba - Sevilla - Cádiz - Algeciras
United Kingdom (724 km)
Although the United Kingdom Government participates fully in activities concerning the E-routes, E-routes are not signposted within the United Kingdom.
The E05 follows the following roads:
- A8 and M8, Greenock into Glasgow
- M8 through Glasgow
- M74 and A74(M), Glasgow via Gretna to Carlisle
- M6 Carlisle via Penrith, Preston, Warrington and Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham
- The M6 Toll provides an alternative route in the Birmingham area.
- M42, M40, A34 and M3, Birmingham via Newbury to Southampton
France (998 km)
In France, the E 05 is signed. It uses the following roads: A131 Le Havre-A13
A13 A131-Rouen-Versailles-Paris (Autoroute de Normandie)
A10 Paris-Orléans-Blois-Tours-Poitiers-Niort-Saintes-Bordeaux (L'Aquitaine)
In Spain (1202 km)
In Spain, the E 05 is signed. It uses the following roads:
- European Agreement on Main International Traffic Arteries, 5 April 2002
- For example Economic and Social Council Document ECE/TRANS/WP.6/AC.2/18 - 17 December 2008; Agenda item 6 Participation in the 2005 E-route census
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