Northern diesel locomotives

  Class Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
31/4 A1A'A1A' 2 1957 872 160 144 DE Diesel --- ---
Diesel locomotives hired from Fragonset for push-pull trains Blackpool-Manchester

Northern diesel trainsets and motor cars

  Class Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
142 DMU-2 79 1985 340 120 DH Diesel 0 121
Leyland Bus/BREL Railbus DMUs, improved version of class 141, 30 being modified (96 seats)
144 DMU-2 13 1986 340 120 DH Diesel 0 87
Alexander/BREL Railbus DMUs, similar to class 143, refurbished
144 DMU-3 10 1987 510 120 DH Diesel 0 143
Alexander/BREL Railbus DMUs, similar to class 143, being refurbished
150/1 DMU-2 18 1985 420 120 DH Diesel 0 134
BREL Sprinter DMUs for suburban services
150/2 DMU-2 22 1986 420 120 DH Diesel 0 149
BREL Sprinter DMUs for suburban services
153 DMU-1 20 1987 213 120 DH Diesel 0 72
Leyland Bus Super Sprinter diesel motor cars, rebuilt from class 155
155/1 DMU-2 7 1988 426 120 DH Diesel 0 160
Leyland Bus Super Sprinter DMUs, operate in Leeds area
156 DMU-2 46 1987 420 120 DH Diesel 0 150
Metro-Cammell Super Sprinter DMUs
158/0 DMU-2 10 1990 520 144 DH Diesel 16 118
BREL Express DMUs, for long distance services
158/9 DMU-2 10 1990 520 144 DH Diesel 0 142
BREL Express DMUs, leased by West Yorkshire PTE, similar to class 158/0
175/0 DMU-2 5 2001 670 160 DH Diesel 0 118
New DMUs from Alstom for Manchester Airport-Blackpool/Cumbria
175/1 DMU-3 11 2001 1005 160 DH Diesel 0 186
New DMUs from Alstom for North Wales-Birmingham service

Northern electric trainsets

  Class Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
321/9 EMU-4 3 1991 1072 160 E 25 kV 50 Hz 0 307
EMUs for West Yorkshire PTE, used on Leeds - Doncaster line
323 EMU-3 17 1992 1168 120 E 25 kV 50 Hz 0 284
EMUs used in Great Manchester area
333 EMU-4 16 2001 1400 160 E 25 kV 50 Hz 0 353
New EMUs for West Yorkshire services, extended from 3-car EMUs


Last update: 17-10-2004