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British Rail Class 107
Class 107 in Largs (April 1984).jpg
Units 107 427 and 107 444 at Largs in April 1984
In service 1960 - 1991
Manufacturer BR Derby Works
Number built 1960
Operator(s) British Rail
Car length 17.7 m (58 ft 1 in)
Width 2.81 m (9 ft 3 in)
Height 3.77 m
Maximum speed 70 mph (112 km/h)
Weight 35.5 tonnes
Traction system Diesel Mechanical
Prime mover(s) Two BUT, 150 bhp
Safety system(s) AWS
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)

The British Rail Class 107 diesel multiple units were built by the Derby Works of British Railways and were introduced in 1960. The class looked similar to the later Class 108 units, but were heavier - having been built out of steel.

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