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508 209 at Tonbridge
UK Class 508/2 are facelifted 508 3 car units with all second class seating. The units date from 1979-1980 and were built by British Railways in York and the modifications were performed in 1998 & 1999 at Alstom at Eastleigh. The units are fitted with sliding doors and are gangwayed between cars but have no toilet facilities. The sets consists of 2 driving motor units with a single intermediate trailer. The set is rated at 657 kW, 880 hp with a maximum speed of 75 mph, 120 km/h

Connex South Eastern 508 209 at Tonbridge on Tuesday June 8th, 1999.

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