Class 315

The Class 315 fleet is currently on lease to both MTR and Arriva Rail London operating on London Overground, West Anglia inner services and MTR’s Liverpool to Sheffield routes.

The fleet is an ideal commuter and regional EMU, with the open plan interior benefiting entry/exit for a seated capacity of 318 passengers.

The fleet is capable of operating in 8 and 12 car configuration and has recently undergone an electrical overhaul, as well as benefiting from enhancements in its LED lighting.

The fleet is currently configured as 49 x 4 car units.

Acceleration

Features and Facts

manufacturer-01 Manufacturer: BREL
Entry into Service Entry into service: 1980 - 1981
Current fleet size-01 Fleet size: 196 vehicles
Unit Formation Unit formation: DMS1-PTS-TS-DMS2
unit seating capacity Unit seating capacity: Standard Class: 309, Tip Up: 7
dimensions Dimensions of unit: DMS: 20.03m, PTS: 20.18m
traction type Traction type: electric 24kV overhead
Maximum speed-01 Maximum speed: 75mph
maximum acceleration Maximum acceleration: 0.75 ms-2
Accessible Accessible: TSI PRM compliant
aircon Cab air conditioning
AC traction system AC traction system
passenger information Passenger information system
cctv CCTV
liuggage capacity Overhead luggage storage
Bicycle storage Bicycle storage