British Rail Class 332

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British Rail Class 332
Heathrow Express 332 008.jpg
Class 332 at Paddington
In service 1998 - Current
Manufacturer Siemens AG and CAF
Number built 14 trainsets
Formation 4-5 cars per trainset
Capacity 175 seats (4 cars)
239 seats (5 cars)
Operator Heathrow Express
Specifications
Maximum speed 105 mph (169 km/h)
Weight 188.4 t (4 cars)
233.6 t (5 cars)
Power output 1.4 MW
Voltage 25 kV AC Overhead
Braking system(s) Regenerative air brake
Safety system(s) ATP
Gauge 1,435 mm

The British Rail Class 332 (originally Class 331) is a type of electric multiple unit train used on the Heathrow Express. This type of train goes from London Paddington station to Heathrow Airport. There are 14 trains which have four or five carriages each. They were built in 1998 by Siemens and CAF at a factory in Zaragoza, Spain.