British Rail Class 413

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British Rail Class 413
In service 1957-1995
Manufacturer BR Eastleigh
Number built

29 four car units, converted from 58

2 HAP units
Formation DTCsoL - DMBSO - DMLSO - DTCsoL
Operator(s) British Rail
Specifications
Car length 19.49 m (63 ft 11 38 in)
Width 2.82 m (9 ft 3 in)
Maximum speed 90 mph (140 km/h)[1]
Weight Total 144 tonnes (142 long tons; 159 short tons)[1]
Braking system(s) Air (EP/Auto)

The British Rail Class 413 (or 4Cap) units were formed from 1982 by permanently coupling two Class 414 2Hap units together. There were two sub-classes of units: class 413/2, units 3201 - 3213, converted in 1982 from phase 1 2 HAP units 6001-6049. These units were formed DTCsoL - MBSO - MBSO - DTCsoL, with the former driving equipment of the DMBSO decommissioned, giving the new designation; and class 413/3, units 3301 -3311 ( formed 1982) and 3321 - 3325 (formed 1991), converted from the later phase 2 build units 6050 - 6173. These units were formed with the DMBSO outermost giving the formation, DMBSO - TCsoL - TCsoL - DMBSO, with the centre vehicles again having their driving equipment decommissioned.

Class 413/2 Former 2Hap Units DTCsoL MBSO MLSO DTCsoL 3201 6006 + 6009 77120 65398 65401 77123 3202 6004 + 6020 77118 65396 65412 77134 3203 6003 + 6032 77117 65395 65424 77146 3204 6018 + 6028 77132 65410 65420 77142 3205 6021 + 6030 77135 65413 65422 77144 3206 6027 + 6031 77141 65419 65423 77145 3207 6012 + 6036 77126 65404 65428 77150 3208 6033 + 6037 77147 65425 65429 77151 3209 6015 + 6038 77129 65407 65430 77152 3210 6010 + 6042 77124 65402 65434 77156 3211 6001 + 6035 77115 65393 65427 77149 3212 6014 + 6041 77128 65406 65433 77155 3213 6005 + 6040 77119 65397 65432 77154

Eleven Class 413/3 unit were converted in 1982 from 'Phase 2' 2Hap units (6043-6173, later reclassified as Class 414/3). Units were marshalled with the driving motor vehicles in the centre. In 1991 a further five units (3321-3325) were converted from 'Phase 2' 2Hap units (by now renumbered into the range 4301-4322). These units had the driving motors marshalled outermost.

Class 413/3 Former 2Hap Units DTCsoL DMBSO DMLSO DTCsoL 3301 6055 + 6057 75373 61253 61255 75375 3302 6043 + 6046 75361 61241 61244 75364 3303 6052 + 6054 75370 61250 61252 75372 3304 6084 + 6085 75402 61282 61283 75403 3305 6081 + 6104 75399 61279 61302 75422 3306 6056 + 6058 75374 61254 61256 75376 3307 6060 + 6073 75378 61258 61271 75391 3308 6048 + 6066 75366 61246 61264 75384 3309 6053 + 6059 75371 61251 61257 75377 3310 6045 + 6061 75363 61243 61259 75379 3311 6093 + 6099 75411 61291 61297 75417

Class 413/3 Former 2Hap Units DMBSO DTCsoL DTCsoL DMBSO 3321 4305 + 4310 (ex-6070 + 6080) 61268 75388 75398 61278 3322 4314 + 4315 (ex-6064 + 6097) 61262 75382 75415 61295 3323 4307 + 4318 (ex-6075 + 6102) 61273 75393 75420 61300 3324 4306 + 4319 (ex-6072 + 6105) 61270 75390 75423 61303 3325 4303 + 4317 (ex-6063 + 6100) 61261 75381 75418 61298

The final units were withdrawn in 1994/95. None survived into preservation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Fox, Peter (1985). Locomotive & Coaching Stock 1985. Platform 5 Publishing Ltd. p. 174. ISBN 0-906579-45-7.