British Rail Class 395
|British Rail Class 395|
|In service||December 2009|
|Constructed||2007 - 2010|
|Number built||29 trainsets (4 built, 25 under construction/planned)|
|Formation||6 cars per trainset|
|Fleet numbers||395001 - 395029|
|Maximum speed||High Speed 1: 225 km/h (140 mph)
Network Rail: 161 km/h (100 mph)
|Voltage||Dual-voltage (25 kV AC and 750 V DC)|
Class 395 is the designation of new dual-voltage EMUs being built to operate new high speed domestic services on the High Speed 1 railway line in the United Kingdom. The trains will be the fastest operating domestic service trains in Britain, running at a maximum speed of 225 kilometres per hour (140 mph) when they are introduced by operator Southeastern in 2009.
References[change | change source]
- "Southeastern completes its executive team and welcomes high-speed train experts". 2006-04-18. http://www.southeasternrailway.co.uk/news.php?id=12&u=index.php.