British Rail Class 395 facts for kids
|British Rail Class 395|
|In service||December 2009|
|Constructed||2007 - 2010|
|Number built||29 trainsets (4 built, 25 under construction/planned)|
|Formation||6 cars per trainset|
|Fleet numbers||395001 - 395029|
|Maximum speed||High Speed 1: 225 km/h (140 mph)
Network Rail: 161 km/h (100 mph)
|Electric system(s)||Dual-voltage (25 kV AC and 750 V DC)|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm|
Class 395 is the designation of new dual-voltage EMUs being built to operate new high speed domestic services on the High Speed 1 railway line in the United Kingdom. The trains will be the fastest operating domestic service trains in Britain, running at a maximum speed of 225 kilometres per hour (140 mph) when they are introduced by operator Southeastern in 2009.
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Class 395 unit 395018 at St Pancras International
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