British Rail Class 140

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British Rail Class 140
In service1980 - 1981 (trial only)
ManufacturerBREL Derby
Family namePacer
Number built1
Formation2 car
Maximum speed75mph
Prime mover(s)Leyland TL11 200 HP
Safety system(s)AWS
Track gauge1435 mm (4 ft 8½ in)

The British Rail Class 140 was the prototype of the Pacer diesel multiple unit. Much of the bodywork was constructed using Leyland National bus components, with the exception of the cabs, in 1980.