The Anonymous Widower

How Many Diesel Multiple Units In The UK Have Voith Hydraulic Transmissions?

This may seem to be a funny question to ask, but all will come clear later in the week.

Doing a quick search through Wikipedia finds the following trains.

  • Class 150 – 135 – two-car – 2 x 213 kW
  • Class 150 – 2 – three-car – 3 x 213 kW
  • Class 153 – 56 – one-car – 1 x 213 kW
  • Class 155 – 7 – two-car – 2 x 213 kW
  • Class 156 – 114 – two-car – 2 x 213 kW
  • Class 158 – 149 – two-car – 2 x 260-300 kW
  • Class 158 – 23 – three-car – 3 x 260-300 kW
  • Class 159 – 30 – three-car – 3 x 260-300 kW
  • Class 165 – 48 – two-car – 2 x 261 kW
  • Class 165 – 27 – three-car – 3 x 261 kW
  • Class 166 – 21 – three-car – 3 x 261 kW
  • Class 168 – 9 – two-car – 2 x 315 kW
  • Class 168 – 8 – three-car – 3 x 315 kW
  • Class 168 – 11 – four-car – 4 x 315 kW
  • Class 170 – 41 – two-car – 2 x 315 kW
  • Class 170 – 88 – three-car – 3 x 315 kW
  • Class 171 – 12 – two-car – 2 x 315 kW
  • Class 171 – 8 – four-car – 4 x 315 kW
  • Class 175 – 27 – two-car – 2 x 340 kW

Note.

  1. The three fields after the train class are the number of trains, the number of cars in each train and the number andsize of engines per train.
  2. All trains seem to have one diesel engine per car.
  3. All trains seem to have the same or similar Voith transmission.

There are a total of 816 trains of various lengths.

October 14, 2020 Posted by | Transport | | 4 Comments