British Rail Class 375

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British Rail Class 375 "Electrostar"
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Refurbished and repainted 375306 is seen at Strood.
In service2001 - Current
ManufacturerADtranz Derby and Bombardier Transportation (now Alstom)
Family nameElectrostar
Number built140 trainsets
Formation3 cars per trainset (375/3 only)
4 cars per trainset (others)
Operator(s)Southeastern
Specifications
Car length67feet (20.4m)
Width2.80m
Height3.78m
Maximum speed100 mph (161 km/h)
Weight133.1 t (375/3 only)
173.6 t (others)
Power output1.0 MW (375/3 only)
1.5 MW (others)
Electric system(s)750 V DC 3rd rail
25 kV AC Overhead (375/6 only)
Track gauge1,435 mm

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. 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