British Rail Class 127 facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBritish 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)|
|Track gauge||Standard gauge|
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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