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British Rail Class 100
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Class 100, no. 56301 at County School Station on the Mid-Norfolk Railway on 17th December 2001. This unit was the first heritage DMU vehicle to enter preservation.
In service 1956-1988
Manufacturer BREL
Number built 1956-1958
Formation 1 cars per trainset
Operator(s) British Rail
Width 9 ft 3 in
Height 12 ft 8 1/2in
Maximum speed 70 mph (112 km/h)
Weight 38 tons 5 cwt

The British Rail Class 100 diesel multiple units were built by Gloucester Railway Carriage & Wagon Company Limited from 1956 to 1958, designed and built in collaboration with the Transport Sales Dept. of T.I. (Group Services) Ltd.

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