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SR Class 2SL

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Southern Railway 2-SL
In service1929–1954
Built atPeckham Rye Works
ReplacedSouth London Line stock
Entered serviceMay 1929
Number built8
Number scrapped8
Fleet numbers1901–1908, later 1801–1808
Capacity16 first class,
108 third class
Operator(s)Southern Railway,
British Railways
Train length127 ft 2 in (38.76 m)
Width9 ft 6 in (2.90 m)
Traction systemMetropolitan-Vickers
Power output550 hp (410.13 kW)
UIC classificationBo′2′+2′2′
Braking system(s)Automatic air
Coupling systemScrew-link
Multiple workingStandard SR system
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)

The Southern Railway (SR) gave the designation 2SL to the small fleet of electric multiple units dedicated for use on the South London lines. None of these units survived long enough in British Rail ownership to be allocated a TOPS class.