British Rail Class 465

British electric multiple unit

The British Rail Class 465 "Networker" electric multiple units were built by Metropolitan Cammell and BREL between 1991 and 1993, and by ABB Rail between 1993 and 1994. They were brought into service from 1991 onwards. They are mostly used on suburban routes serving the South East of England, now operated by Southeastern.

British Rail Class 465 "Networker"
465195 at Tonbridge.jpg
Southeastern 465195 at Tonbridge, March 2012
In service1991 - Current
Family nameNetworker
Number built147 trainsets
Formation4 cars per trainset
Width9 ft 3 in (2.81 m)
Height12 ft 4 1/2 in (3.77 m)
WeightTotal - 136 tonnes
Power output1,608 hp (1,200 kW)
Electric system(s)750 V DC third rail