British Rail Class 311 facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBritish Rail Class 311
Unit 311104 in blue/grey livery awaiting passengers at Partick.
|In service||1967 - 1999|
|Formation||3 cars per trainset|
|Maximum speed||75mph (121km/h)|
|Weight||Total - 129 tons|
|Braking system(s)||Air (Auto/EP)|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 81⁄2 in)|
The British Rail Class 311 alternating current (AC) electric multiple units (EMU) were built by Cravens at Sheffield in 1967. They were intended for use on the line from Glasgow Central to Gourock and Wemyss Bay, which was electrified in 1967.
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