British Rail Class 114 facts for kids
|British Rail Class 114|
on 15 October 2004, whilst taking part in the Railcar 50 event. This vehicle has been restored to its original 1956 condition, and is preserved at the Midland Railway Butterley.
|Car length||64 ft 6 in|
|Width||9 ft 3 in|
|Height||12 ft 4 1/2 in|
|Maximum speed||70 mph (112 km/h)|
|Weight||35 tons 10 cwt|
The British Rail Class 114 diesel multiple units were built by BR Derby from 1956 to 1957. Forty-nine 2-car units were built, numbered 50001-49 for driving motors (later renumbered 53001-49) and 56001-49 for driving trailers (later renumbered 54001-49). The units were used on services in the West Midlands, Lincolnshire and Humberside.
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