British Rail Class 127 facts for kids
|British Rail Class 127|
Class 127, no, 51625 at Bewdley on the Severn Valley Railway on 15 October 2004, whilst on display at the Railcar 50 event. This vehicle has been part-restored to its original condition, having been rebuilt as a parcels unit (numbered 55976) in 1985. This vehicle is preserved at the Midland Railway Butterley, paired with driving motor 51591, and trailer 59609.
|Number built||120 vehicles (30 sets)|
|Formation||4 cars per unit|
|Car length||64 ft 0 in|
|Width||9 ft 3 in|
|Height||12 ft 4 1/2 in|
|Maximum speed||70 mph (112 km/h)|
The British Rail Class 127 diesel multiple units were built by BR Derby in 1959. Thirty 4-car units were built, formed of two outer driving motor vehicles, sandwiching two intermediate trailers. The technical description of such as 4-car unit was DMBS + TSL + TS + DMBS.
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Class 127, no. 55976 at Bewdley on 15 October 2004. This vehicle was rebuilt as a parcels unit from 51625 (seen above), with the addition of roller-shutter doors. Now preserved at the Midland Railway Butterley, it is being rebuilt back to a passenger vehicle.
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