British Rail Class 139
|British Rail Class 139|
139 001 on display at Tyseley, 28 June 2008.
|Manufacturer||Parry People Movers|
|Number built||2 vehicles under construction|
|Line(s) served||Stourbridge Town Branch Line|
|Car length||9.6 m|
|Maximum speed||65 km/h (40 mph)|
|Traction system||1,000–2,600 RPM flywheel|
|Prime mover(s)||Ford DSG423 diesel|
|Track gauge||Standard gauge (1,435 mm)|
Class 139 is the TOPS classification for PPM60 model lightweight railcar units built by Parry People Movers for use on the national rail network in Great Britain. The class were originally built in 2008 for operation on the Stourbridge Town Branch Line.
References[change | change source]
- "PPM 50/ PPM 60 Specification". Parry People Movers. Retrieved 2008-10-14.
Dimensions: Length [..] 9.6m [..] Width 2.4m [..] Height 3.2m (high floor) Maximum speed: 65km/h on suitable trackwork [..] Passenger accommodation: Typical capacity 20-25 seated plus 30-35 standing [..] Flywheel energy storage: Effective speed range 1,000-2,600rpm [..] Self-powered vehicles: Engine Ford DSG423 ([..] diesel fuel)
- Today's Railways no74 p59