Class 170 and 171

The Class 170 and 171 fleets are operated by Abellio ScotRail and Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) respectively.

These modern, go anywhere diesel multiple units operate in 2, 3 and 4 car configurations. They can inter-operate with a wide range of other diesel units.

The fleet is currently configured as:

  • 2 x 2 car units
  • 5 x 3 car units
  • 2 x 4 car units

Acceleration

Features and facts

manufacturer-01 Manufacturer: Bombardier
Entry into Service Entry into service: 2001
manufacturer-01 Fleet size: 27 vehicles
Unit Formation Unit formation: 3 car: DMCL-MS-DMCL, 2 car: DMCL-DMCIL, 4 car DMCL-MS-MS-DMCL
unit seating capacity 2 car unit seating capacity: First Class: 18, Standard Class: 87, Tip Up: 5
unit seating capacity 3 car unit seating capacity: First Class: 18, Standard Class: 161, Tip Up: 7
unit seating capacity 4 car unit seating capacity: First Class: 18, Standard Class: 235, Tip Up: 9
dimensions Dimensions of unit: DMCL: 23.6M, MS:23.61M
traction type Traction type: diesel
Maximum speed-01 Maximum speed: 100mph
maximum acceleration Maximum acceleration: 0.5 ms-2
Accessible Accessible: TSI PRM compliant
CET toilets CET toilets: 1 x UAT
aircon Air conditioning
wifi WiFi on Class 171
passenger information Passenger information system
cctv CCTV
liuggage capacity Luggage stacks and overhead storage
Bicycle storage Bicycle storage