British Rail Class 175

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British Rail Class 175 Coradia
BR Class 175 at Llandudno Junction.jpg
175002 operating an Arriva Trains Wales service at Llandudno Junction on 18 April 2008
In service 2000–
Manufacturer Alstom
Built at Washwood Heath
Family name Coradia
Constructed 1999–2001
Number built 27 trainsets
Number in service 27 trainsets
Formation 2 (175/0) or 3 (175/1) cars per trainset
Capacity 134 or 206 per trainset
Operator Arriva Trains Wales
Depot(s) Chester
Specifications
Car body construction Steel
Car length Driving end vehicles 23.71 m (77 ft 9 in)
Centre cars 23.03 m (75 ft 7 in)
Width 2.73 m (8 ft 11 in)
Doors Swing plug at vehicle ends
Articulated sections Flexible diaphragm within unit only
Maximum speed 100 mph (160 km/h)
Weight 97.85 t (96.30 long tons; 107.86 short tons) or 144.14 t (141.86 long tons; 158.89 short tons) per trainset
Engine(s) Cummins N14 diesel - 450 hp (340 kW) 2100 rpm
Transmission Voith T211 and ZF Voith final drive
Braking system(s) Friction/Hydrodynamic
Safety system(s) AWS, TPWS
Coupling system Scharfenberg
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 instandard gauge
175115 at Crewe on 1 November 2003, with a late night First North Western service to Holyhead.
175110, at Manchester Picadilly on 17 April 2008 in the 'ghostly' livery trialled by Arriva Trains Wales
175108, at Cardiff Central, in old First livery
175008, at Newport, in the new standard Arriva Trains Wales livery.

The Class 175 Coradia is a model of diesel multiple unit passenger train used in the United Kingdom. They were built from 1999–2001 by Alstom at Washwood Heath in Birmingham. The fleet is currently based at Chester Depot. The fleet is used in North Wales on services from Holyhead, South Wales, normally going south or up to the North Wales Coast. Many also operate round the Manchester area.