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British Rail Class 499
In service 1958
Manufacturer BR Eastleigh
Formation Unknown
Operator(s) British Rail
Maximum speed 90mph 145km/h

British Rail allocated Class 499 to a fleet of six luggage vans used in electric multiple unit formations on boat train services between London and Dover. They were allocated Southern Region class TLV (meaning Trailer Luggage Van).

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