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British Rail Class 350

The British Rail Class 350 "Desiro" is class of electrical multiple unit built by Siemens Mobility from 2004- present. Thirty of these units, known as Class 350/1s, were built for use by Central Trains and Silverlink on regional express services ...

                                               

British Rail Class 37

The British Rail Class 37 is a diesel-electric locomotive. It is also known as the English Electric Type 3. The Class was ordered as part of the British Rail modernisation plan. The Class 37 became a familiar sight on many parts of the British Ra ...

                                               

British Rail Class 370

British Rails Class 370 tilting trains, also referred to as APT-P, were the pre-production Advanced Passenger Train units. Unlike the earlier experimental gas-turbine APT-E unit, these units were powered by 25kV AC overhead electrification and we ...

                                               

British Rail Class 373

The British Rail Class 373 or TGV-TMST train is an electric multiple unit that operates Eurostars high-speed rail service between Britain, France and Belgium via the Channel Tunnel. Part of the TGV family, it has a smaller cross-section to fit wi ...

                                               

British Rail Class 378

The Class 378 Capitalstar is a type of electric multiple unit that has been ordered for the new London Overground network and franchise. The type is derived from the Class 376 trains currently used by Southeastern, and part of the Electrostar fam ...

                                               

British Rail Class 40

The British Rail Class 40 is a type of British railway diesel locomotive. Built by English Electric between 1958 and 1962, and eventually numbering 200, they were for a time the pride of the British Rail early diesel fleet. Despite their initial ...

                                               

British Rail Class 42

British Railways Type 4 "Warship" class diesel-hydraulic locomotives were introduced in 1958. It was apparent at that time that the largest centre of expertise on diesel-hydraulic locomotives was in Germany. The Western Region of British Railways ...

                                               

British Rail Class 432

The British Rail 4-REP electric multiple units were built by BR at York Works from 1966-1967 and 1974. The units were built to power the 4-TC trailer units on services on the South Western Main Line. Fifteen four-car units were built. The motor c ...

                                               

British Rail Class 438

The British Rail 4-TC multiple units were unpowered fixed formation 4 carriage set converted by BR at York Works from locomotive-hauled Mark 1 carriages in 1966-1967 and 1974. The units built on experience gained from the prototype 6TC unit. They ...

                                               

British Rail Class 442

The British Rail Class 442 Wessex Electric electrical multiple units, were introduced in 1988 on the South Western Main Line from London Waterloo to Southampton Central, Bournemouth, Poole and Weymouth. Twenty-four of these 5-car units were built ...

                                               

British Rail Class 45

The British Rail Class 45 also known as the Sulzer Type 4 diesel locomotives were built by British Rail at their Derby and Crewe Works between 1960 and 1962. They were the successors to the Class 44 locomotives. When initially put into service th ...

                                               

British Rail Class 450

This article concerns the electric multiple unit used by South Western Railway. For the diesel multiple unit used by Northern Ireland Railways see NIR Class 450 The British Rail Class 450 third rail DC EMU or 4Des began service during 2003. They ...

                                               

British Rail Class 46

The British Rail Class 46 is a class of diesel locomotive. They were built from 1961-1963 at British Railways Derby Works and were initially numbered D138-D193. With the arrival of TOPS computer system they were renumbered to Class 46. Fifty-six ...

                                               

British Rail Class 47

The British Rail Class 47 is a class of British railway diesel-electric locomotive that was developed in the 1960s by Brush Traction. A total of 512 Class 47s were built at Crewe Works and Brushs Falcon Works, Loughborough between 1962 and 1968, ...

                                               

British Rail Class 483

The British Rail Class 483 electrical multiple units were originally built by Metro-Cammell as 1938 tube stock units for London Underground. They were extensively refurbished between 1989 and 1992 by Eastleigh Works, for use on services on the Is ...

                                               

British Rail Class 50

The British Rail Class 50 is a diesel locomotive built from 1967-68 by English Electric at their Vulcan Foundry Works in Newton-le-Willows. Fifty of these locomotives were built to haul express passenger trains on the, then non-electrified, secti ...

                                               

British Rail Class 55

The British Rail Class 55 is a class of diesel locomotive built between 1961 and 1962 by English Electric. They were designed for the high-speed express passenger services on the East Coast Main Line between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh. They ...

                                               

British Rail Class 56

The British Rail Class 56 is a type of diesel locomotive designed for heavy freight work. It is a Type 5 locomotive, with a Ruston-Paxman power unit developing 3.250bhp, and has a Co-Co wheel arrangement. The fleet was introduced between 1976 and ...

                                               

British Rail Class 73

The British Rail Class 73 electro-diesel locomotives are very unusual in that they can operate from a 750 V DC third-rail supply but also have a diesel engine to allow them to operate on non-electrified routes. This makes them very versatile, alt ...

                                               

British Rail Class 800

The Class 800 Hitachi Super Express is a new train built by Hitachi to replace old InterCity 125 and InterCity 225. The class 800 will use diesel fuel and electricity. The 801 trains will be electric-only. The trains can run at a speed of 125mph. ...

                                               

British Rail Class 85

The British Rail Class 85 is an electric locomotive built during the early 1960s, as part of BRs policy to develop a standard electric locomotive. Five prototype classes were built and evaluated, which eventually led to the development of the Cla ...

                                               

British Rail Class 86

The British Rail Class 86 was the standard electric locomotive built during the 1960s, developed as a result of testing with the earlier Classes 81, 82, 83, 84 and 85. One hundred of these locomotives were built from 1965-1966 by either English E ...

                                               

British Rail Class 87

The British Rail Class 87 is a type of electric locomotive built from 1973-75 by British Rail Engineering Limited. 36 of these locomotives were built to work passenger services over the West Coast Main Line. They were the flagships of British Rai ...

                                               

British Rail Class 89

The Class 89 is a prototype design for an electric locomotive. Only one unit was built, no. 89001, which was officially named Avocet by the then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on January 16 1989 at Sandy, Bedfordshire - the home of the Royal So ...

                                               

British Rail Class 91

The British Rail Class 91 is a class of 140 mph, 6.300 hp electric locomotives ordered specifically for the East Coast Main Line modernisation and electrification programme of the late 1980s. Built to replace the previous Class 43, the Class 91s ...

                                               

British Rail Class 93

Class 93 is the traction classification assigned to the electric locomotives that were to enter service as part of British Rails InterCity 250 project on the West Coast Main Line. They would have been derived from the Class 91 locomotives that en ...

                                               

British Rail Class D16/2

British Railways Class D16/2 was a class of prototype diesel locomotive built by BR at Ashford Works and introduced in 1950–1951, with a third example being introduced in 1954. They had been designed by Oliver Bulleid for the Southern Railway bef ...

                                               

British Rail Class D3/6

Class D3/6 were diesel shunters built in 1935 by English Electric for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway. They were the first of a new design of diesel shunters based on the English Electric 6K of 350 hp diesel engine. One demonstrator and ...

                                               

British Rail Class D3/7

British Railways Class D3/7 were diesel shunters built from May 1939 through to July 1942 by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway at their Derby Works. Like the earlier British Rail Class D3/6, they had the English Electric 6K diesel engine o ...

                                               

British Rail Classes 251 and 261

The Blue Pullman was a class of luxury train used from 1960 to 1973 by British Railways in the United Kingdom. As opposed to the previous Pullman Car Company locomotive-hauled carriage trains, and the Brighton Belle electric multiple units, the B ...

                                               

British Rail Classes 485 and 486

The British Rail Class 485 and British Rail Class 486 electrical multiple units were originally built for the London Electric Railway from 1923-31 as their Standard tube stock. They were purchased by British Rail in 1967 and transported to the Is ...

                                               

British Rail coach designations

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway and the London and North Eastern Railway both developed a system of identifying carriages by means of alphabetic codes. When British Railways was formed in 1948, it decided to adopt the former LNER method ...

                                               

British Rail DP2

DP2, meaning D iesel P rototype number 2, was a prototype Type 4 mainline diesel locomotive built in 1962 by English Electric at their Vulcan Foundry in Newton-le-Willows to demonstrate its wares to British Railways. As the Deltics were then in p ...

                                               

British Rail locomotive and multiple unit numbering and classification

A number of different numbering and classification schemes were used for locomotives and multiple units operated by British Railways, and this page explains the principal systems. This section also covers the post-privatisation period, as the bro ...

                                               

Broadway

Broadway is a 20.6-mile -long main street in New York City. It is different from other streets in that it runs diagonally across the street grid of Manhattan, diagonally crossing newer streets. The street also goes through the Bronx. It continues ...

                                               

Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States. It is 5.989 feet long. The bridge goes over the East River. It connects the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. It is one of the leading landmarks of ...

                                               

Broxbourne railway station

Broxbourne railway station, opened in 1840, serves Broxbourne in Hertfordshire, England. It is on the West Anglia Main Line, and train services are provided by Abellio Greater Anglia, who also manage the station.

                                               

Brussels Airlines

Brussels Airlines was created as the result of the merger of SN Brussels Airlines and Virgin Express in March 2006. SN Brussels Airlines had been created from Sabena, the former Belgian flag carrier, that had ceased operations on 7 November 2001. ...

                                               

Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport is the national airport of Belgium. It is the biggest airport in Belgium. It has more than 17 billion travelers each year. It is 18 km from Brussels, the capital of Belgium. The airport is used by a lot of airlines such as Brusse ...

                                               

Bugatti

Bugatti is a French supercar company currently owned by Volkswagen. They made cars back in the early 1900s. They made cars such as the Bugatti Veyron. Unlike the regular Veyron, with 300 produced, there are only 20 supersport versions, which used ...

                                               

Bugatti Veyron

The Bugatti Veyron is a 2-door Coupe that is built by the Bugatti brand. The Veyron can also be bought as ahdikrm roadster. The Veyron is in its 1st generation. The car is built in France. The Sport Series of the Veyron is currently the second fa ...

                                               

Buick

Buick is an automobile maker, owned by General Motors. It is known for making near-luxury cars with excellent performance and value. After the discontinuation of the Saturn brand GM announced Buicks styling would be based off the German Opels.

                                               

Buick Regal

The Buick Regal is a mid-size automobile that is built by General Motorss Buick brand. The Buick Regal has had five generations, the newest one in 2011. The assembly for the cars are in Shanghai, China, Russelsheim, Germany and Oshawa, Ontario, C ...

                                               

Buick Rendezvous

The Buick Rendezvous was a midsize crossover SUV. It was built by General Motors from 2002 to 2007. The Rendezvous was built on a short wheelbase of the GM U platform similar to the Pontiac Aztek. It slotted between the Rainier and the Terraza. F ...

                                               

Bundesautobahn 45

The Bundesautobahn 45, is a Motorway from the Ruhr area till Hanau. The highway begins in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia and crosses Hesse. The A 45 ends in Bavaria.

                                               

Bus

A bus is a large wheeled vehicle meant to carry many passengers along with the driver. It is larger than a car. The name is a shortened version of omnibus, which means "for everyone" in Latin. Buses used to be called omnibuses, but people now sim ...

                                               

Bus garage

A bus garage or bus depot is a place where buses are stored and repaired. Bus garages can also be called a bus depot but in some countries a bus depot can also mean a bus station. In many areas, bus garages are on the site of former tram sheds, w ...

                                               

Bus station

A bus station is a structure where buses stop to pick up and drop off passengers. A bus station is larger than a bus stop, which is usually a place on the roadside where buses stop. Some bus stations are terminal stations, which means that statio ...

                                               

Cable cars in Haifa

Cable cars in Haifa go from Mount Carmel to the Mediterranean beaches. In 2007 the City Hall of Haifa decided to extend the line to the University of Haifa and open a new line from Mount Carmel to Haifa Bay. The new projects will involve building ...

                                               

Cadillac

Cadillac, officially the Cadillac Division of the General Motors Company, is a luxury car maker, owned by General Motors. During the 20th century, Cadillacs were so highly thought of that the phrase "the Cadillac of x" was coined, meaning that so ...

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