British Rail Class 458

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British Rail Class 458 Juniper
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458030 at London Waterloo on 19 July 2003. This unit is painted in South West Trains mainline livery.
ManufacturerAlstom
Built atWashwood Heath
Family nameJuniper
Constructed1998–2000
Entered service1999–
Number built30 trainsets
Formation4 cars per trainset
Fleet numbers458001–458030
Operator(s)South West Trains
Specifications
Maximum speed100 mph (160 km/h)
Weight164.3t
Power supplyThird rail
Electric system(s)750V DC
Braking system(s)Air, regenerative


The South West Trains Class 458 (or 4JOP) electrical multiple units were built by Alstom at Washwood Heath between 1998 and 2000. These units are part of Alstom's Juniper family of units, which also includes Classes 334 and 460.