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British Rail Class 139
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139 001 on display at Tyseley, 28 June 2008.
In service 2008-
Manufacturer Parry People Movers
Family name PPM
Number built 2 vehicles under construction
Formation 1 car
Capacity 60
Operator London Midland
Line(s) served Stourbridge Town Branch Line
Specifications
Car length 9.6 m
Width 2.4 m
Height 3.2 m
Maximum speed 65 km/h (40 mph)
Traction system 1,000–2,600 RPM flywheel
Engine(s) Ford DSG423 diesel
Gauge Standard gauge (1,435 mm)

Class 139 is the TOPS classification for PPM60 model lightweight railcar units built by Parry People Movers for use on the national rail network in Great Britain. The class were originally built in 2008 for operation on the Stourbridge Town Branch Line.

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