British Rail Class 308 facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBritish Rail Class 308
Class 308 at Leeds station.
|Number built||45 trainsets|
|Formation||4 cars (308/1 before 1994, 308/2)
3 cars (308/1 after 1994, 308/3)
|Maximum speed||75 mph (121 km/h)|
|Electric system(s)||25 kV AC Overhead|
|Track gauge||Standard gauge (1,435 mm)|
The British Rail (BR) Class 308 alternating current (AC) electric multiple units (EMU) were built by BR at York, in three batches, from 1961–62. They were initially classified as AM8 units before the introduction of TOPS.
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