British Rail Class 144 facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBritish Rail Class 144 "Pacer"
Class 144, unit number 144017 at York railway station on 3rd June 2004.
|In service||1986 - present|
|Manufacturer||BREL Derby and Walter Alexander|
|Refurbishment||2003 - 2004 - 2008?|
|Operator(s)||Northern Rail first great Western|
|Line(s) served||Harrogate Line, Huddersfield Line, Hallam Line, Pontefract Line, York & Selby Lines|
|Prime mover(s)||Cummins LTA10-R (Originally Leyland TL11)|
|Safety system(s)||AWS, TPWS|
|Track gauge||1435 mm (4 ft 8½ in)|
The British Rail Class 144 "Pacer" diesel multiple units (DMUs) were built by BREL Derby from 1986-1987. A total of 23 units were built, replacing many of the earlier First-generation "Heritage" DMUs.
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