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Class 170

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Midland Mainline 2-car Class 170, No. 170112 seen at Loughborough. CJM

Anglia Railways 170/2, 3-car series used on long distance Norwich-London and East Anglia-Basingstoke services, set No. 170204 is illustrated at Woking. CJM

Class 170/2 Anglia Railways interior. Left: shows first class, right: shows standard class. Both: CJM

Four additional sets of Class 170/2, numbered 170270-273 were introduced in mid 2002, formed as two-car sets for use on the new Norwich-Peterborough service. the first of the build is seen at Bombardier Derby. CJM

Class 170/3 sets are operated by South West Trains, based at Salisbury. The units are usually used on Waterloo-Salisbury and Brighton-Reading services. Set No. 170301 is seen at Salisbury. CJM

Class 170/3 South West Trains interior. Left: standard class. Right: first class. Both: CJM

The Class 170/4 fleet are operated by ScotRail and are three-car sets, based at Haymarket depot in Edinburgh. Set No. 170410 is seen at Aberdeen. CJM.

In 2000-2001 two ScotRail Class 170 sets had full vehicle advertising applied to the intermediate power car, advertising Scottish newspapers. Both liveries are illustrated. Both: CJM.

Birmingham-based Central Trains operate two batches of Class 170s, formed as either two or three car sets, classified as 170/5 or 170/6. All sets are finished in green, off-set by a blue swirl end and yellow passenger doors. Two-car set No. 170503 is illustrated at Loughborough. CJM.

Class 170 driving cab detail. CJM.

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