British Rail Class 100

class of 40 two-car diesel multiple units built by GRCW

The British Rail Class 100 diesel multiple units were built by Gloucester Railway Carriage & Wagon Company Limited from 1956 to 1958, designed and built in collaboration with the Transport Sales Dept. of T.I. (Group Services) Ltd.

British Rail Class 100
Class 100, no. 56301 at County School Station on the Mid-Norfolk Railway on 17th December 2001. This unit was the first heritage DMU vehicle to enter preservation.
In service1956-1988
Number built1956-1958
Formation1 cars per trainset
Operator(s)British Rail
Width9 ft 3 in
Height12 ft 8 1/2in
Maximum speed70 mph (112 km/h)
Weight38 tons 5 cwt