British Railways Mark 2 facts for kids
|British Rail Mark 2|
First ScotRail Mark 2 at Euston, part of the "Caledonian Sleeper"
|Built at||Derby, England|
|Constructed||1963 - 1975|
|Operator||Arriva Trains Wales
|Car body construction||Steel
|Car length||64 ft 6 in (19.66 m)|
|Doors||Hinged slam, centrally locked|
|Maximum speed||100 mph (161 km/h)|
|Train heating||Pressure Ventilation
Air Conditioning (1971 onward)
|Braking system(s)||Clasp, pneumatic|
|Gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 81⁄2 in)|
British Rail's second design of carriages was called Mark 2. The Mark 2 has more strength than a Mark 1 in the event of an accident.
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