Class 318

The Class 318 fleet is leased to ScotRail.

It forms a key part of ScotRail’s Glasgow suburban services – regularly inter-operating with Class 320 and 320/4s.

The whole fleet has been fitted with at-seat power sockets, accessible toilet, dedicated wheelchair and cycles spaces, energy efficient LED lighting, WiFi and enhanced CCTV – including forward facing, energy meters and driver advisory system.

The fleet is currently configured as 21 x 3 car units.

Features and Facts

Manufacturer: BREL
Entry into service: 1986
Fleet size: 63 vehicles
Unit formation: DTSL-PMS-DTS
Unit seating capacity: Standard class: 206, Tip up:2
Traction type: electric 25kV Overhead
Maximum speed: 90mph
Maximum acceleration: 0.56 ms-2
Accessible: TSI PRM compliant
CET toilets
At-seat power sockets
Overhead luggage storage
Bicycle storage
Passenger information system