Locomotives / Train Sets

BR Class 230

Diesel-Electric Locomotive

Series: "D-Train"

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Specifications [ BR Class 230 ]

Metro-Cammell (D78) - UK / Vivarail (conversions) - UK

United Kingdom
2015 - 2022
Production Run

11 units
Production Total
Train driver seating position graphic

Driver Position
18.4m | 60.3 ft
NOTE: May include length of entire train set
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Power Source
4 x Ford Duratorq .32 TDCi inline-5 four-stroke turbo-diesel (EGR) engines.
Engine / Drive Source
Traktionssystemme Austria.
Traction Motor / Sets
97.0 kph
(60.3 mph)
Max Speed
Wheel Arrangement
(Loco Facing Left)


Safety Systems
Series Variants
Class 230 - Base Series Designation.
Operating Countries
Scotland; United Kingdom

National flag of the United Kingdom
Customers / Operators:
Great Western Railway; London Northwestern Railway; Transport for Wales; Vivarail
NOTE: Includes both past and present

Image of the BR Class 230

Image of the BR Class 230
Left side detail view of a BR Class 230 EMU in Transport for Wales livery.
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