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London Underground 1992 Stock
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A Central line 1992 Stock at Theydon Bois in 2012
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The inside of a Central line 1992 Stock
In service 7 April 1993 – present
Manufacturer British Rail Engineering Limited (under ABB)
Built at Derby Litchurch Lane Works
Replaced British Rail Class 487
1962 Stock
Constructed 1991–1994
Refurbishment Wabtec Rail UK
2006 (Waterloo & City trainsets only)
2011-2012, 2020-(Central Line sets)
Number built 700 cars
Formation 4 cars per train (Waterloo & City line)
8 cars per train (Central line)
Capacity 930 per trainset (Central Line)
444 per trainset (Waterloo & City)
Line(s) served  Central line  (1993 – present)
 Waterloo & City line  (1993 – present)
Specifications
Car length 16.25 m (53 ft 4 in)
Width 2.62 m (8 ft 7 in)
Height 2.87 m (9 ft 5 in)
Maximum speed 100 km/h (62 mph)
Weight 20.5–22.5 tonnes (20.2–22.1 long tons; 22.6–24.8 short tons) (per car)
Traction system GTO thyristor
(ABB/Brush Traction)
Electric system(s) 630V DC Fourth rail
Bogies H-frame (Siemens)
Seating 272 per trainset (Central Line)
136 per trainset (Waterloo & City)
Stock type Deep-level tube

The 1992 Tube Stock is the type of train used on the Central line and Waterloo & City line of the London Underground. The trains were built by BREL (later Adtranz and now Bombardier Transportation). They were built after three 1986 tube stock prototype trains were tested to find out what the public wanted on the new trains.

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