English Multiple Unit Photos
|UK Class 421 were introduced in 1964 to replaced the
original 1933 Brighton line electric express units (6-PAN & 6-PUL).
These were 4 car units with 4 first class compartments at each end. The
Connex South East Class 421/4 have both driving trailer composites reduced to 3 First class
compartments at each end. The unit has a single
intermediate motor brake second rated at 740kw, 992 hp and a maximum speed
of 90 mph, 145 km/h.
Connex South East 421/4 number 1877 (still in Network South East livery) enters Tonbridge Station with a Charing Cross-Hastings express on Wednesday June 9th, 1999.