British Rail Class 107

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British Rail Class 107
Class 107 in Largs (April 1984).jpg
Units 107 427 and 107 444 at Largs in April 1984
In service1960 - 1991
ManufacturerBR Derby Works
Number built1960
FormationDMBS-TSL-DMCL
Operator(s)British Rail
Specifications
Car length17.7 m (58 ft 1 in)
Width2.81 m (9 ft 3 in)
Height3.77 m
Maximum speed70 mph (112 km/h)
Weight35.5 tonnes
Traction systemDiesel Mechanical
Prime mover(s)Two BUT, 150 bhp
Safety system(s)AWS
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The British Rail Class 107 diesel multiple units were built by the Derby Works of British Railways and were introduced in 1960. The class looked similar to the later Class 108 units, but were heavier - having been built out of steel.