|English Multiple Unit Photos
Class 221 Diesel Electric Multiple Unit
|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.