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British Rail Class 105

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British Rail Class 105
Inside Longsight Diesel Traction Maintenance Depot, December 1983
In service1959-1988
ManufacturerCravens Ltd.
Formation2 or 3 cars per set
Operator(s)British Rail
Car length17.53 m
Width2.81 m
Height3.83 m
Maximum speed70 mph (112 km/h)
Weight30.5 tonnes
Prime mover(s)Two BUT, 150 bhp

The British Rail Class 105 diesel multiple units were built by Cravens Ltd. of Sheffield from 1956 to 1959. The class were built with a side profile identical to British Railways Mark 1 carriage stock, using the same doors and windows. None were selected for refurbishment. The last passenger car was withdrawn from service in 1988.