British Rail Class 375 facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBritish Rail Class 375 "Electrostar"
Refurbished and repainted 375306 sits in Strood.
|In service||2001 - Current|
|Manufacturer||ADtranz Derby (now Bombardier)|
|Number built||140 trainsets|
|Formation||3 cars per trainset (375/3 only)
4 cars per trainset (others)
|Car length||67feet (20.4m)|
|Maximum speed||100 mph (161 km/h)|
|Weight||133.1 t (375/3 only)
173.6 t (others)
|Power output||1.0 MW (375/3 only)
1.5 MW (others)
|Electric system(s)||750 V DC 3rd rail
25 kV AC Overhead (375/6 only)
|Track gauge||1,435 mm|
The British Rail Class 375 Electrostar electric multiple unit train was built by Bombardier Transportation (previously ADtranz) at their Derby Works, from 1999 to 2005. The Electrostar family, which also includes Classes 357, 376, 377 and 378, is the most numerous type of EMU introduced since the privatisation of British Rail.
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