British Rail Class 170

British Rail Class 170 "Turbostar"
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Class 170 397 at Peterborough with a CrossCountry service to Birmingham New Street.
In service1998 - Present
ManufacturerADtranz / Bombardier
Family nameTurbostar
Constructed1998-2005
Number built122 trainsets
Formation2/3 cars per trainset
Operator(s)CrossCountry
First ScotRail
First TransPennine Express
London Midland
National Express East Anglia
Specifications
Maximum speed100mph
Prime mover(s)MTU 6R 183TD
Safety system(s)AWS, TPWS
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The Class 170 "Turbostar" is a diesel multiple unit (DMU) built by Bombardier Transportation (previously ADtranz) at their Derby Litchurch Lane Works, England. This has become the most popular type of DMU built since the privatisation of Britain's railways, with 122 units built.