British Rail Class 142
|British Rail Class 142 Pacer|
|Manufacturer||BREL Derby and Leyland Bus|
|Refurbishment||1997–2003 2007 -2018|
|Number in service||0|
|Formation||2 cars per trainset|
|Capacity||102 to 121 seats per trainset|
|Operator(s)||Arriva Trains Wales|
First Great Western
|Line(s) served||Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, Teeside,Tyne & Wear, Valley Lines, Yorkshire|
|Car body construction||Steel|
|Articulated sections||Flexible diaphragm within unit only|
|Maximum speed||75 mph (120 km/h)|
|Weight||48.23 t (47.47 long tons; 53.16 short tons) per trainset|
|Prime mover(s)||Cummins LTA10-R (Originally Leyland TL11)|
|Safety system(s)||AWS, TPWS|
|Track gauge||1435 mm (4 ft 8½ in)|
The British Rail Class 142 was a type of Pacer diesel multiple units used in the United Kingdom. 96 units were built by BREL in Derby between 1985 and 1987. They were a development of the earlier Class 141 which were introduced in 1984.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "RailBritain - Class 142".
- ↑ "Passenger Focus" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2008-12-28.