British Rail Class 205 facts for kids
|British Rail Class 205|
Class 205, no. 205009 at London Victoria on 15 August 2003, with a service to Uckfield. This service no longer runs, with all trains to Uckfield now diverted to London Bridge. 2004 was the final year of service of these elderly units. This unit is now preserved on the Eden Valley Railway.
|Number built||34 trainsets|
|Formation||2/3 cars per trainset|
|Maximum speed||75mph (121 km/h)|
|Engine(s)||English Electric 4-cylinder type 4SRKT Mark II of 600 bhp (450 kW) at 850 rpm|
The British Rail Class 205 (or 3H) diesel-electric multiple units were built by BR at Eastleigh from 1957–1962.
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