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British Rail Class 375 "Electrostar"
Refurbished and repainted 375306 sits in Strood.
In service 2001 - Current
Manufacturer ADtranz Derby (now Bombardier)
Family name Electrostar
Number built 140 trainsets
Formation 3 cars per trainset (375/3 only)
4 cars per trainset (others)
Operator(s) Southeastern
Car length 67feet (20.4m)
Width 2.80m
Height 3.78m
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.

375614 Interior
The interior of a refurbished Class 375

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