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British Rail Class 140
In service 1980 - 1981 (trial only)
Manufacturer BREL Derby
Family name Pacer
Number built 1
Formation 2 car
Specifications
Maximum speed 75mph
Engine(s) Leyland TL11 200 HP
Safety system(s) AWS
Gauge 1435 mm (4 ft 8½ in)

The British Rail Class 140 was the prototype of the Pacer diesel multiple unit. Much of the bodywork was constructed using Leyland National bus components, with the exception of the cabs, in 1980.

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