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British Rail Class 252
252001 - weston s mare - 1975.jpg
Prototype HST 252 001 at Weston-super-Mare in 1975.
Manufacturer BREL Crewe
Constructed 1972
Number built 1 trainset
Number in service 0
Formation Two power cars flanking 10 Mark 3 coaches
Fleet numbers 252 001
Operator British Rail Western Region
Specifications
Maximum speed 125 mph (201 km/h)
Engine(s) Paxman Valenta 12RP200L, 2 off
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 instandard gauge
252001 - reading - 1975
252 001 arriving at Reading, 1975.
BR Mk3 12000
One of the first Mk3 coaches No:E12000 to be delivered to RTC, Derby in the summer of 1972

Class 252 was the classification allocated to the prototype High Speed Train unit, numbered 252001.

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