British Rail Class 375

Class of electric multiple unit

The British Rail Class 375 Electrostar electric multiple unit train was built by Bombardier Transportation (previously ADtranz) at their Derby Works, from 1999 to 2005. The Electrostar family, which also includes Classes 357, 376, 377 and 378, is the most numerous type of EMU introduced since the privatisation of British Rail.

British Rail Class 375 "Electrostar"
Refurbished and repainted 375306 sits in Strood.
In service2001 - Current
ManufacturerADtranz Derby (now Bombardier)
Family nameElectrostar
Number built140 trainsets
Formation3 cars per trainset (375/3 only)
4 cars per trainset (others)
Car length67feet (20.4m)
Maximum speed100 mph (161 km/h)
Weight133.1 t (375/3 only)
173.6 t (others)
Power output1.0 MW (375/3 only)
1.5 MW (others)
Electric system(s)750 V DC 3rd rail
25 kV AC Overhead (375/6 only)
Track gauge1,435 mm
The interior of a refurbished Class 375