Class 455

The Class 455 fleet is leased to Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR).

These form the core of GTR’s inner suburban services on Southern – for which their high capacity is ideal.

The fleet is currently configured as 46 x 4 car units.


Features and Facts

manufacturer-01 Manufacturer: BREL
Entry into Service Entry into service: 1983
Current fleet size-01 Fleet size: 184 vehicles
Unit Formation Unit formation: DTS-MS-TS-DTS
unit seating capacity Unit seating capacity: Standard Class: 307, Tip Up: 3
dimensions Dimensions of unit: DTS: 20.25m, MS/TS: 20.34m
traction type Traction type: electric 750V DC Third Rail
Maximum speed-01 Maximum speed: 75mph
maximum acceleration Maximum acceleration: 0.58 ms-2
Accessible Accessible: TSI PRM compliant
aircon Cab air conditioning
passenger information Passenger information system
cctv CCTV
liuggage capacity Overhead luggage storage