British Rail Class 365

electric multiple-unit train built by ABB

The British Rail Class 365 "Networker Express" were dual-voltage (25kV AC and 750V DC) electric multiple units built by ABB at York from 1994-95. These were the last units to be built at York works before it closed. All Class 365 units received front end cab modifications to equip them with cab air conditioning. Their final service was on May 15th 2021.

British Rail Class 365
Networker Express
Great Northern 365523 at London King's Cross in September 2015
In service9 December 1996 - 15 May 2021
Built atHolgate Road carriage works
Family nameNetworker
Refurbishment2013 – 2016
Bombardier Transportation Ilford
Number built41 trainsets
Number scrapped41 trainsets
Formation4 cars per trainset. 242 seats

1 Driving Motor Open Standard (DMOS)
1 Pantograph Trailer Open Standard Lavatory (PTOSL)
1 Trailer Open Standard Lavatory (TOSL)

1 Driving Motor Open Composite (DMOC)
Operator(s)Abellio ScotRail
Connex South Eastern
First Capital Connect
Great Northern
Network SouthEast
South Eastern Trains
West Anglia Great Northern
Maximum speed100 mph (161 km/h)
Power output1,256 kW
Electric system(s)25 kV AC Overhead
750 V DC Contact shoe (removed)
Track gauge1,435 mm
Class 365, no. 365502 at London Victoria on 18th March 2003. This unit is pictured with the original front end cab design, and is painted in Connex South Eastern "Networker" livery. This unit was then transferred to WAGN, then to First Capital Connect and then to Great Northern. It has since received cab modifications.
Class 365, No. 365530 arriving at Cambridge on 15th May 2004, with a service from King's Lynn. This unit was operated by West Anglia Great Northern at the time and has a modified front end with cab air conditioning. It is shown still painted in obsolete Network SouthEast livery.