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British Rail Class 375

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British Rail Class 375
Electrostar
The interior of a refurbished Class 375
In service2000–present
Manufacturer
Built atDerby Litchurch Lane Works
Family nameElectrostar
Replaced
Constructed1999–2005
Refurbishment2015–2018
Number built140
Number in service
Formation
  • 375/3: 3 cars per unit
  • Others: 4 cars per unit
Capacity
  • 375/3: 176 seats
  • 375/9: 273 seats
  • Others: 236 seats
Operator(s)Southeastern
Specifications
Car length20.39 m (66 ft 11 in) (end cars)
19.98 m (65 ft 7 in) (middle cars)
Width2.80 m (9 ft 2 in) [source?]
Height3.78 m (12 ft 5 in) [source?]
Maximum speed100 mph (161 km/h)
Weight133.1 t (131.0 long tons; 146.7 short tons) (375/3)
173.6 t (170.9 long tons; 191.4 short tons) (Others) [source?]
Traction motors6–8 × 250 kW (340 hp)
Power output
  • 375/3: 1,000 kW (1,300 hp)
  • Others: 1,500 kW (2,000 hp)
[source?]
Acceleration0.62 m/s2 (1.4 mph/s)
Electric system(s)
Current collection method
Coupling system
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Notes
Sourced from [3] unless otherwise noted.

The British Rail Class 375 Electrostar electric multiple unit train was built by Bombardier Transportation (previously ADtranz) at their Derby Works, from 1999 to 2005. In The Electrostar family, which also includes Classes 357, 376, 377, 378, 379 and 387, is the most numerous type of EMU introduced since the privatisation of British Rail. The trains are operated by Southeastern, along with their Class 377 fleet, on regional and outer suburban services.

The interior of a refurbished Class 375

References[change | change source]

  1. System Data for Mechanical and Electrical Coupling of Rail Vehicles in support of GM/RT2190 (PDF). London: Rail Safety and Standards Board. 22 June 2011. p. 4. SD001. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 April 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2022.
  2. Cite error: The named reference 375Dellner was used but no text was provided for refs named (see the help page).
  3. Cite error: The named reference Eversholt was used but no text was provided for refs named (see the help page).