SR Class 2SL facts for kids

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Southern Railway 2-SL
In service 1929–1954
Built at Peckham Rye Works
Replaced South London Line stock
Constructed 1929
Entered service May 1929
Number built 8
Number scrapped 8
Formation DMBT+DTC
Capacity 16 first class,
108 third class
Operator Southern Railway,
British Railways
Train length 127 ft 2 in (38.76 m)
Width 9 ft 6 in (2.90 m)
Traction system Metropolitan-Vickers
UIC classification Bo′2′+2′2′
Braking system(s) Automatic air
Coupling system Screw-link
Multiple working Standard SR system
Gauge 4 ft 8+12 in (1,435 mm)

The Southern Railway (SR) gave the designation 2SL to the small fleet of electric multiple units dedicated for use on the South London lines. None of these units survived long enough in British Rail ownership to be allocated a TOPS class.

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