Class 170 Bombardier TURBOSTAR DMUs
Class 170 British Rail Diesel
multiple-unit train, bodies built of welded aluminium alloy and
manufactured by Adtranz/Bombardier Transportation
between 1998 and 2001. Class 170 DMU Transmission:
Voith Hydraulic final
drive and 2 axles driven per car.
Class 170 DMU units have a maximum speed of 100
Class 170 carriage formations three-car DMSL-MS-DMCL and two-car
DMSL-DMCL Contemporary and Heritage-Preserved,
Diesel, Diesel-Electric and Electric Locomotives
The Class 170 Turbostar is a British diesel
multiple-unit (DMU) train built by Bombardier Transportation (and
previously Adtranz) at its Derby Litchurch Lane Works. Introduced after
privatisation, these trains have operated regional as well as
long-distance services, and to a lesser extent suburban services. 139
units were built, but some were later converted to Class 168 or Class
171 units. Class 170 units have a top speed of 100 mph.
A Class 170 DMU unit 170623 at Nuneaton station with a CrossCountry service from Stansted to Birmingham (March 2023)
A Class 170 DMU unit 170623 entering Nuneaton station with a CrossCountry service from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street station (March 2023)
DMU Class 170/5 Class 170 unit 170517 leaving Leicester station with an East Midlands Railways service to Lincoln (March 2023)
Class 170 DMU unit Class 170/3 170398 entering Leicester station with an East Midlands Railway service from Stansted to Birmingham (March 2023)
Class 170 (sub-class 170/5) DMU unit 170533 in purple East Midlands Railway livery at Great Malvern station with a West Midlands Railway service from Worcester to Hereford (July 2021).
Class 170 DMU unit 170461 (above) and Class 170 170476 (below) leaving Doncaster with a Northern service to Sheffield (13/09/2019)
Ex Scotrail Class 170 DMU 170456 at York Station with a Northern Rail York to Leeds service via Harrogate (July 2019)
Class 170 DMU 170306 leaving Doncaster station with a train for Cleethorpes
The comfortable interior of a Class 170 DMU carriage
Class 170 DMU unit 170398 passing Knighton, south-west of Leicester with a CrossCountry Birmingham Airport - Stansted Airport service.
Class 170 DMU unit 170273 leaves Peterborough station with a Greater Anglia service to Ipswich.
Class 170 DMU 170104 at Leicester Station with a CrossCountry Birmingham to Stansted Airport Service (December 2016)
TransPennine Class 170 DMU two-car unit Class 170/3 170307 entering Barnetby station with a Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport Service.
Two carriage Turbostar DMU 170306 (Class 170/3 170 306) departing west from Leeds Station to Manchester Piccadilly
CrossCountry Class 170 express passenger Turbostar DMU 170111 (Class 170/1 111) at Oakham Station
A BR DMU Class 170 170270 (Class 170/2 270) Greater Anglia double car train standing in Platform 5 of Cambridge Station. On the right is a Class 317 EMU.
ScotRail Inverness - Kyle of Lochalsh train standing in Inverness Station (DMU Class 170/3 393, Turbostar two car unit DMU 170393)
A CrossCountry 2-car Class 170/1 114 (DMU 17114) at Nuneaton station (Oct. 2013)
3-car CrossCountry Turbostar Class 170137 (DMU 170 137) entering Nuneaton station
A 2x2 car Transpennine train of Class 170 DMU units at York with a train for Piccadilly (Class 170/3 301, DMU 170301)
Profile of carriage 50301 of 2-car Class 170 express DMU 170301 (170 301, York, Feb 2014)
Profile of carriage 79301 of 2-car Class 170 express DMU 170301 (170 301, York, Feb 2014)
3-car Class 170/6 DMU 170637 approaches Leicester station with a CrossCountry service from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street.
3-car Class 170/1 DMU 170103 approaches Leicester station with a CrossCountry service from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street. (May 2015)
ScotRail Class 170 Turbostars DMUs 170402 and 170453 leaving Edinburgh Waverley station (July 2016)
Class 170 unit 170402
The ScotRail Class 170 Express Pool forms the mainstay of the 170 fleet and the units see heavy use on services between Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness, Perth and Dundee
Class 170 DMU unit 170414 with a ScotRail service from Edinburgh to Aberdeen (July 2016)
AND very scenically decorated to show the great places you can go to!
Class 170/5 Class 170 DMU 170520 at Peterborough station with a CrossCountry service from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New street station.
Class 170/2 Class 170 DMU 170273 at Peterborough station (Nov 2016) with a GreaterAnglia service from Peterborough to Ipswich.
Class 170 DMU 170106 at Peterborough, with CrossCountry service to Stansted Airport.
A Class 170 DMU unit Class 170/6 170636 at Peterborough station, with a CrossCountry service from Birmingham New Street t Stansted Airport (29/11/16)
Greater Anglia Trains Class 170 DMU unit 170272 at Peterborough station with a train from Ipswich.
Night scene at Leeds station, Ex Scot Rail (still got markings), now Northern Rail, Class 170 DMU 170459 with Leeds-Doncaster service
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