British Rail Class 487

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British Rail Class 487
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Class 487 at NRM
In service 1940-1993
Manufacturer English Electric
Built at Dick, Kerr works, Preston
Number built 28 vehicles (12 DMBSO, 16 TSO)
Formation One DMBSO, or two DMBSO flanking up to 3 TSO
Fleet numbers DMBSO: 51–62
TSO: 71–86
Capacity DMBSO: 40 seats, 40 standing
TSO: 52 seats, 52 standing
Operator British Rail Southern Region
Network SouthEast
Specifications
Car length 14.33 m (47 ft 0 in) 49 ft 1 34 in (14.98 m)
Width 8 ft 7 34 in (2.64 m)
Height 9 ft 7 in (2.92 m)
Maximum speed 35 mph
Power output EE 190 hp (140 kW) traction motor, 2 off
Gauge Standard

The British Rail Class 487 electric multiple units were built by English Electric in 1940, for use on the Waterloo & City Line.