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: Bombardier
Entry into service: 2001
Fleet size: 27 vehicles
Unit formation: 3 car: DMCL-MS-DMCL, 2 car: DMCL-DMCIL, 4 car DMCL-MS-MS-DMCL
2 car unit seating capacity: First Class: 18, Standard Class: 87, Tip Up: 5
3 car unit seating capacity: First Class: 18, Standard Class: 167, Tip Up: 5
4 car unit seating capacity: First Class: 18, Standard Class: 239, Tip Up: 5
Dimensions of unit: DMCL: 23.6M, MS:23.61M
Traction type: diesel
Maximum speed: 100mph
Maximum acceleration: 0.5 ms-2
Accessible: TSI PRM compliant
CET toilets: 1 x UAT
Air conditioning
WiFi on Class 171
Passenger information system
CCTV
Luggage stacks and overhead storage
Bicycle storage