Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Class 175

The Class 175 is part of the Coradia DMU family along with the Class 180 and was built for long-distance services in Wales and the West. The fleet was originally operated by First North Western, then Wales & Borders before being transferred to Arriva Trains Wales in 2004 where they still remain. Some were leased to First TransPennine Express for a time.

Information
Number built: 27 train sets (2 or 3-car)
Built: 1999-2001
Builder: Alstom Birmingham
Engine: Cummins N14 diesel per car
Power: 900 hp (670 kW) / 1, 350hp (1, 005kW)

The Class 175 has 2 sub-classes, the 175/0 being 2-car sets (11 sets) and the 175/1 3-car (16 sets).
ATW 175 106 at Cardiff Central

ATW 175 003 at Crewe

ATW 175 004 at Hereford