SNCF Class B 81500

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B 81500
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B 81500-series train at the Gare de Bercy, Paris, France
Built at Bombardier, Crespin
Constructed 2004-2007
Entered service 2005-
Specifications
Train length 72.8 m (238 ft 10 in) – 4 cars
57.4 m (188 ft 4 in) – 3 cars
Maximum speed 160 km/h (99 mph)
Prime mover(s) (?)
Power output electric: 1,900 kW (2,500 hp)
diesel: 1,324 kW (1,776 hp)
Electric system(s) 1.5 kV DC Catenary
Current collection method Pantograph

The B 81500 is a class of hybrid railway multiple units built by Bombardier for SNCF and used on the TER network. It is capable of operating on diesel power as well as a 1.5 kV DC electricity supply. It has been in operation since 2005 on the TER Aquitaine, TER Bourgogne, TER Centre, TER Champagne-Ardenne, TER Languedoc-Roussillon, TER Limousin, TER Midi-Pyrénées, TER PACA, TER Pays de la Loire, and TER Rhône-Alpes lines.