British Rail Class 222

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British Rail Class 222 Meridian/Pioneer
East Midlands Trains five-car 222017 at Derby
In service2004–
Family nameVoyager
Number built27 trainsets
Number in service26 trainsets
Formation4, 5, or 7 cars per trainset
Fleet numbers222001–222023
Operator(s)East Midlands Trains
First Hull Trains
Line(s) servedMidland Main Line
East Coast Main Line
Car body constructionSteel
Car length23.85 m (78 ft 3 in) end cars
22.82 m (74 ft 10 in) other
Width2.73 m (8 ft 11 in)
Maximum speed125 mph (200 km/h)
Prime mover(s)Cummins QSK19
Power output750 hp (560 kW) per car
Braking system(s)Rheostatic
Safety system(s)AWS, TPWS
Coupling systemDellner

The British Rail Class 222 is a diesel-electric multiple unit high-speed train capable of 125 mph (200 km/h). Twenty-seven units have been built by Bombardier Transportation. These demu's are currently operated by East Midland Railway.