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British Rail Class 155 "Super-Sprinter"
155341 at Castleton East Junction.jpg
155341 at Castleton East Junction
In service 1987 - present
Manufacturer British Leyland
Family name Sprinter
Refurbishment 2006 - 2007
Number built 1987 - 1988
Formation 2 car
Operator(s) Northern Rail
Line(s) served Caldervale Line, Harrogate Line
Maximum speed 75mph
Prime mover(s) Cummins NT855-R5
Safety system(s) AWS, TPWS
Track gauge 1435 mm (4 ft 8½ in)

The British Rail Class 155 "Super-Sprinter" is a diesel multiple unit. These DMUs were built by British Leyland at Workington (using Leyland National bus components) between 1987 and 1988 as part of British Rail's replacement of its ageing diesel fleet which were First-Generation.

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