British Rail Class 170

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British Rail Class 170 "Turbostar"
CrossCountry 170397 Peterborough AB.JPG
Class 170 397 at Peterborough with a CrossCountry service to Birmingham New Street.
In service1998 - Present
ManufacturerADtranz / Bombardier
Family nameTurbostar
Constructed1998-2005
Number built122 trainsets
Formation2/3 cars per trainset
Operator(s)CrossCountry
Abellio ScotRail
Transport for Wales
West Midlands Trains
Northern Trains
East Midlands Railway
Specifications
Maximum speed100mph
Prime mover(s)MTU 6R 183TD
Safety system(s)AWS, TPWS

The Class 170 "Turbostar" is a diesel multiple unit (DMU) built by Bombardier Transportation (previously ADtranz) at their Derby Litchurch Lane Works, England. This has become the most popular type of DMU built since the privatisation of Britain's railways, with 122 units built.