British Rail Class 936

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British Rail Class 936
Merseyrail 73901.jpg
Unit 936003 in service on the Merseyrail network at Chester in 1999. A Class 73 locomotive is sandwiched between the two driving carriages.
Operator(s) Network Rail
Specifications
Electric system(s) 750 V DC third rail
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge

The British Rail Class 936 was reserved for former electrical multiple units not from the South-East, converted for departmental use. Units were converted for various tasks, including application of sandite,[1] and de-icing duties.

Key: In service Preserved Scrapped


Merseyrail Units

Unit No. Converted Use Former Class Final livery Original Formation[2] Wdn. Status
Current Original DM DT
936001 501178 1984 Sandite/De-icing unit 501 Merseyrail Yellow 977345 ex.61178[3] 977346 ex.75178[4] 1995 Scrapped (2002)
936002 501180 1984 Sandite/De-icing unit 501 Merseyrail Yellow 977347 ex.61180[5] 977348 ex.75180[6] 1995 Scrapped (2002)
936003 501183 1984 Sandite/De-icing unit 501 Merseyrail Yellow 977349 ex.61183[7] 977350 ex.75183[8] 2002 Preserved


Scottish Units

Unit No. Converted Use Former Class Final livery Original Formation Wdn. Status
Current Original DT M DT
936103 311103 1994 Sandite unit 311 Railtrack Brown 977844 ex.76414 977845 ex.62174 977846 ex.76433 1999 Preserved
936104 311104 1994 Sandite unit 311 Railtrack Brown 977847 ex.76415 977848 ex.62175 977849 ex.76434 1999 Scrapped (2002)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maund 2001, pp. 84, 86
  2. ^ Maund 2001, p. 88
  3. ^ "EZ5 ADB 977345 - M&EE De-icing & Sandite Unit 936001". departmentals.com. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "EZ5 ADB 977346 - M&EE De-icing & Sandite coach 936001". departmentals.com. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "EZ5 ADB 977347 - M&EE De-icing & Sandite Unit 936002". departmentals.com. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  6. ^ "EZ5 ADB 977348 - M&EE De-icing & Sandite coach 936002". departmentals.com. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  7. ^ "EZ5 ADB 977349 - M&EE De-icing & Sandite Unit 936003". departmentals.com. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  8. ^ "EZ5 ADB 977350 - M&EE De-icing & Sandite Unit 936003". departmentals.com. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 

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