British Rail Class 416

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British Rail Class 416
416 at Dalton Kingsland2.jpg
Class 416 train in Network SouthEast livery calls at Dalston Kingsland Station, on a North London Line working. The NLL is both 25 kV overhead AC and 750 V third-rail DC electrified at this point.
In service1956-1995
ManufacturerAshford Works, Eastleigh works & Lancing works[1]
FormationDMBS-DTS or DMBS-DTC
Operator(s)British Rail
Specifications
Car length19.50m[1]
Maximum speed75mph 121 km/h
WeightDMBS 40 tons[2] DTS 30 tons[2] DTC 30 tons[3]
Power output2 x 250 hp traction motors
total 500 hp (373 kW)
Electric system(s)660-750V dc third rail
Track gaugestandard gauge
Class 416 train in British Railways blue/grey livery calls at Dalston Kingsland Station, on a North London Line working.

The British Rail Class 416 (or 2EPB) electric multiple units were built between 1953 and 1956. They were intended for inner suburban passenger services on London's Southern Electric network.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Glasspool, David. "Class 415/416: 2/4 EPB". Retrieved 2008-02-16.
  2. 2.0 2.1 SERA. "Suburban Electric Railway Association - 2-EPB Units". Retrieved 2008-02-16.
  3. SERA. "Suburban Electric Railway Association - South Tyneside 2-EPB EMUs". Retrieved 2008-02-16.