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Class 421/4 Electric Multiple Unit

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1877 at Tonbridge.
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.

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