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Class 313/1 Electric Multiple Unit

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Silverlink 313022 at Clapham Junction.
UK Class 313/1 are upgraded 313/0 which were the first sliding door units introduced by BR in the London area. This unit has been reclassified but not upgraded and will become 313 1022 when that is done. They were built between 1976 and 1977 and consist of 2 driving motor seconds (1 equipped for battery operation ) and an intermediate pantograph trailer second. They can operate from either 750 v DC or from 25 kV overhead. The unit is rated at 657 kW, 880 hp and have a top speed of 75 mph, 120 km/h.

Silverlink 313022 waits at Clapham Junction with the shuttle to Willesden Junction via Kensington Olympia on Tuesday June 8th, 1999.

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