British Rail Class 499

class of 6 British electric multiple unit trailer vehicles

British Rail allocated Class 499 to a fleet of six luggage vans used in electric multiple unit formations on boat train services between London and Dover. They were allocated Southern Region class TLV (meaning Trailer Luggage Van).

British Rail Class 499
In service1958
ManufacturerBR Eastleigh
Operator(s)British Rail
Maximum speed90mph 145km/h