British Rail Class 170 facts for kids
|British Rail Class 170 "Turbostar"|
Class 170 397 at Peterborough with a CrossCountry service to Birmingham New Street.
|In service||1998 - Present|
|Manufacturer||ADtranz / Bombardier|
|Number built||122 trainsets|
|Formation||2/3 cars per trainset|
First TransPennine Express
National Express East Anglia
|Engine(s)||MTU 6R 183TD|
|Safety system(s)||AWS, TPWS|
The Class 170 "Turbostar" is a diesel multiple unit (DMU) built by Bombardier Transportation (previously ADtranz) at their Derby Litchurch Lane Works, England. This has become the most popular type of DMU built since the privatisation of Britain's railways, with 122 units built.
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