British Rail Class 334

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British Rail Class 334 "Juniper"
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Class 334 number 334005 at Gourock on 9 June 2006.
In service 2000 – current
Manufacturer Alstom Birmingham
Family name Juniper
Replaced Class 303
Constructed 2000 - 2003
Number built 40 trainsets
Formation 3 cars per trainset
Fleet numbers 334001 - 334040
Operator First ScotRail
Specifications
Maximum speed 90 mph (145 km/h)
Weight Total - 124.72
Braking system(s) Air (regenerative)
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)
Class 334021 "Larkhall" and 334004 at Glasgow Central Station, Scotland. 5 May 2005.
Class 334s 334016 and 334010 at Gourock on 28 May 2006.
Inside a Juniper (334 034)

The British Rail Class 334 is a suburban electric multiple unit built by Alstom in Birmingham. They are part of the Juniper family of trains along with Classes 458 and 460. They were built for SPT/First ScotRail outer suburban services in Glasgow, UK. Their introduction saw the withdrawal of the last of Glasgow's venerable Class 303 "Blue Train" sets which had been in service since 1960.