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British Rail Classes 316 and 457

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British Rail Classes 316 and 457
In service1989 (as Class 457)
1990 (as Class 316)
Number built1
Formation4 cars
Operator(s)British Rail
Traction system750 V DC (Class 457)
25 kV AC (Class 316)
Track gaugeStandard

Class 316 and Class 457 were two suggested TOPS classifications. They were given to a single electric multiple unit (EMU) at different stages of its use as a prototype for the Networker series.