British Rail Class 205

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British Rail Class 205
205009 at London Victoria.jpg
Class 205, no. 205009 at London Victoria on 15 August 2003, with a service to Uckfield. This service no longer runs, with all trains to Uckfield now diverted to London Bridge. 2004 was the final year of service of these elderly units. This unit is now preserved on the Eden Valley Railway.
In service 1957–2004
Manufacturer BR Eastleigh
Number built 34 trainsets
Formation 2/3 cars per trainset
Operator Southern
Specifications
Maximum speed 75mph (121 km/h)
Weight 56
Engine(s) English Electric 4-cylinder type 4SRKT Mark II of 600 bhp (450 kW) at 850 rpm
Class 205, no. 205009 at London Victoria on 15th August 2003, with a service to Uckfield. This service no longer runs, with all trains to Uckfield now diverted to London Bridge. 2004 was the final year of service of these elderly units. This unit is now preserved on the Eden Valley Railway.
Class 205, no. 205032 at London Bridge on 15th August 2003, with a service to Uckfield. These units have now been replaced on Southern by new Class 171 Turbostar units. This unit is now preserved on the Dartmoor Railway.

The British Rail Class 205 (or 3H) diesel-electric multiple units were built by BR at Eastleigh from 1957–1962.