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British Rail Class 110
BR Class 110 3-car.jpg
In service 1961-
Manufacturer BRC&W
Formation Two and three car
Operator(s) British Rail
Car length 57 ft 6 in (17.53 m)
Width 9 ft 3 in (2.81 m)
Height 3.88 m
Maximum speed 70 mph (112 km/h)
Weight 33.5 tonnes
Prime mover(s) Rolls-Royce, 180 bhp

The Class 110 DMUs were built by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company in conjunction with the Drewry Car Co. to operate services on the former Lancashire and Yorkshire main line, and spent their entire careers based around this same area. This earned them the name of the 'Calder Valley' sets. They were an updated version of the Class 104, with a revised cab design and raised bodyside window frames.

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