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British Rail Class 110

British Rail Class 110
(BRCW Calder Valley)
In service 1961 – 1988
Manufacturer BRCW
Constructed 1961–1962
Refurbishment 1979-80
Scrapped 1988
Number built 30 sets
Number preserved One 3-car set, One 2-car set
Formation Three-car sets: DMBC-TSL-DMCL
(TSL removed from many sets in 1982)
Capacity DMBC: 12 first, 33 second
TSL: 72 second
DMCL: 12 first 54 second
Operator(s) British Rail
Specifications
Car length 57 ft 6 in (17.53 m)
Width 9 ft 3 in (2.82 m)
Height 12 ft 9 in (3.89 m)
Maximum speed 70 mph (113 km/h)
Weight DMBC: 32 long tons 0 cwt (71,700 lb or 32.5 t)
TSL: 24 long tons 0 cwt (53,800 lb or 24.4 t)
DMCL: 31 long tons 10 cwt (70,600 lb or 32 t)
Prime mover(s) Two Rolls-Royce C6NFLH engines per power car
Power output 720 hp (537 kW) per set
180 bhp (130 kW) per engine
Transmission 4-speed epicyclic gearbox
UIC classification (1A)′(A1)′+2′2′+(1A)′(A1)′
Braking system(s) Vacuum
Safety system(s) AWS
Coupling system Screw-link
Multiple working Blue Square
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)

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