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British Rail Class 185 "Pennine"
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Class 185 no. 185103 at Castleton East Junction
In service 14th March 2006 - Present
Manufacturer Siemens
Family name Desiro
Constructed 2006
Number built 51 trainsets
Formation 3 cars per trainset
Operator(s) First TransPennine Express
Maximum speed 100mph (Design)
Prime mover(s) Cummins QSK19
Safety system(s) AWS, TPWS

The Class 185 (branded by its operators as the Pennine Class 185) is a diesel multiple-unit passenger train built by Siemens in Germany for the British train operating company First TransPennine Express.


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