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British Rail Class 465 "Networker"
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Southeastern 465195 at Tonbridge, March 2012
In service 1991 - Current
Manufacturer BREL,
Family name Networker
Number built 147 trainsets
Formation 4 cars per trainset
Operator(s) Southeastern
Width 9 ft 3 in (2.81 m)
Height 12 ft 4 1/2 in (3.77 m)
Weight Total - 136 tonnes
Power output 1,608 hp (1,200 kW)
Electric system(s) 750 V DC third rail

The British Rail Class 465 "Networker" electric multiple units were built by Metropolitan Cammell and BREL between 1991 and 1993, and by ABB Rail between 1993 and 1994. They were brought into service from 1991 onwards. They are mostly used on suburban routes serving the South East of England, now operated by Southeastern.


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