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British Rail Class 125
In service 1958-1977
Manufacturer BR Derby
Number built 1958
Operator British Rail
Specifications
Car length 64 ft 0 in
Width 9 ft 4 1/2 in
Height 12 ft 9 1/2 in
Maximum speed 70 mph (112 km/h)
Weight 39 tons 10 cwt
Engine(s) Two Rolls-Royce, 238 bhp

The Class 125 was a design of three car Diesel Multiple Unit built for British Rail in 1958. They were high-density units, externally very similar to the Class 116. They were built specifically for the Lea Valley Line, were all withdrawn in 1977, and none survive to this day. Like many first-generation DMU classes, they never carried their 125xxx TOPS set numbers.

Numbering

  • DMS 50988 - 51007
  • DMBS 51154 - 51173
  • TS 59449 - 59468

Other technical details

  • Coupling Code: Orange Star
  • Transmission: Hydraulic, Twin-disc (Rolls-Royce) torque converter

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British Rail Class 125
In service 1958-1977
Manufacturer BR Derby
Number built 1958
Operator British Rail
Specifications
Car length 64 ft 0 in
Width 9 ft 4 1/2 in
Height 12 ft 9 1/2 in
Maximum speed 70 mph (112 km/h)
Weight 39 tons 10 cwt
Engine(s) Two Rolls-Royce, 238 bhp

The Class 125 was a design of three car Diesel Multiple Unit built for British Rail in 1958. They were high-density units, externally very similar to the Class 116. They were built specifically for the Lea Valley Line, were all withdrawn in 1977, and none survive to this day. Like many first-generation DMU classes, they never carried their 125xxx TOPS set numbers.


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