Class 313

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  1. Oo7 BELL 7oO

    Oo7 BELL 7oO Active Member

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    I'm not saying that this should be added for the ECW but as a separate route (althought it currently only runs on East Coastway and West Coastway.
    Technical information:
    The BR class 313 has been in service since 1976 to the present day, it's manufacturer is British Rail Engineering Limited (BREL). It was built at the Holgate Road carriage works and it carries the family name of "BREL 1972 PEP". The trains that it has replaced are as follows: British Rail Class 105, British Rail Class 106 and the British Rail Class 377.

    It was constructed for one year from 1976 - 1977 and it entered service on the 8th of November 1976. The units that were refurbished are: 23 Silverlink units from 1997 - 2001, 41 WAGN units from 1993 to 2003 and 19 Southern units from 2010 - 2011. 64 units in toatal were constructed but unfortunately 44 of those units have been scraped. They have a formation of 3 cars per unit (DMSO-PTSO-DMSO). As built they have 232 seats, on Great Northern they have 231 seats, with Silverlink there are 228 seats and 194 seats on Southern. This train Is currently only operated by Southern and Nertwork rail and is serviced at Lovers Walk Depot.

    Specifications: The length of the train is 60.83M (199 ft 6 7/8 inches), the car length is DMS 20.33m (66 ft 8 in) TS 19.92m (65 ft 4 in) x 2.82m (9ft 3 in in height). The trains maximum speed is 75MPH (121 Km/h) or 30 MPH (48km/h) on Great Northern DC Third Rail. The unit's weight is 104.5 tonnes (102.8 long tonnes), it has a power output of 656 kW (880 hp). The electrical systems that it runs on ar the 25 kV 50 Hz AC overhead and the 750 V DC third rail and it's current collecton method is the pantograph and the contact shoe. It's current bogies are of the BX1 style and the train is fitted with a tightlock coupler. The track gauge that it runs on is the British Rail standard 1,435mm or the more commonly used 4 ft 8,1/2 inches)
     
  2. TrainSim_Fan

    TrainSim_Fan Well-Known Member

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    No, further work of any kind is being done on TSW2020. I would love to see it however on a full length West Coastway.
     
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    fanta1682002 Well-Known Member

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  4. Ras

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    Class 313 or 315 would be great
     

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