following originally appeared on Tony Woof's personal
website and provides a good guide to the technology used
on British Mainline Electric Stock. Whilst Tony's
website is no longer active, we have been given
permission to reproduce the content. The content
of this page remains copyright Tony Woof and may not be
reproduced elsewhere without prior permission.
What’s Got What
A guide to equipment employed on British Mainline Electric Stock
C = GTO chopper on Class 373 used on Belgian 3000V DC supply.
D = UK 750V DC supply capability has been disabled. 3000V DC overhead supply. Some units also 1500V DC overhead supply.
E = 1500V and 3000V DC overhead supply.
R = Has DC regenerative brake capability but not presently in use.
xxx = Class withdrawn.
xxxT = Units fitted with updated traction equipment.
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