Class 321

The Class 321 fleet is leased to both Greater Anglia and Northern.

  • 1 x 4 car units are leased to Northern
  • 72 x 4 car units are leased to Greater Anglia

This fleet is designed for high speed, outer suburban commuter routes.

55 of the units leased to Greater Anglia have undergone an interior refresh which includes:

  • Renewal of seat trim
  • Renewal of floor coverings
  • Addition of a vinyl to interior bodyside dado panels
  • Repainting of interior panels
  • Change to first class partition

 

Acceleration

Features and Facts

Manufacturer: BREL
Entry into service: 1988-1990
Fleet size: 300 vehicles
Unit formation: DTC-PMS-TS-DTS
4 car (321/3) unit seating capacity: First Class: 16, Standard Class: 279, Tip-Up: 8
4 car (321/4 20 units) unit seating capacity: First Class: 28, Standard Class: 263, Tip-Up: 8
4 car (321/4 17 units) unit seating capacity: First Class: 16, Standard Class: 275, Tip-Up: 8
4 car (321/4 11 units) unit seating capacity: First Class: 16, Standard Class: 283, Tip-up: 8
4 car (3 units 321/9) unit seating capacity: Standard Class: 287, Tip-up: 4
Dimensions of unit: DTS & DTC: 20.43m, PMS & TSL: 20.18m
Traction type: electric 25kV overhead
Maximum speed: 100mph
Maximum acceleration: 0.55 ms-2
Accessible: TSI PRM compliant
CET toilets
Cab air conditioning
Passenger information system
CCTV
Luggage stacks and overhead storage
Bicycle storage