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Virgin West Coast 221 passing Watford Junction
Class 221 5-car units were built by Bombardier in 2001 and 2002. They are diesel electrics powered by a Cummins 750 hp, 560 kW diesel providing power to a single axle in each bogie. Maximum speed is 125 mph, 200 km/h. They are fitted with tilting mechanisms.

An unidentified Virgin West Coast 221 heads north past Watford Junction on Thursday, September 26th, 2013.

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