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These are tables of Diesel Electric Multiple Units (DEMU), Diesel Hydraulic Multiple Units (DHMU), Diesel Locomotives (including shunters), Electric Locomotives, Electro-Diesel Locomotives, Electric Multiple Units (EMU) and Trailer Units considered to be native (and in most cases exclusive) to the Southern System. Note that whilst some current "Southern" Train Operating Companies have continued to devise SR/BR(S) type codes for new rolling stock in addition to BR/Rolling Stock Library TOPS codes some types have only ever been known officially by their TOPS designations. Note that in compiling this table enthusiast-only designations have not been used, and not all units with a TOPS code allocated will have displayed them.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these details the SREmG and its contributors cannot be held responsible for errors and omissions. If you spot anything amiss you are invited to contact the so that we can make this information as accurate as possible.

This feature is a co-production with the Southern Electric Group and these lists have been painstakingly compiled and updated by John Lewis and Colin Duff.

 
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Diesel Electric Multiple Units
SR/BR(S) Code Pre-TOPS
Code(s)
TOPS
Code(s)
Description Notes
2D n/a 207/0 2 car units latterly formed from 3D with loss of centre trailer. See also 3D. Units 207017.; 207101-3.
2H 203/0 + 212/0 204 2 car original 1957 Hampshire units. See also 3H & 3T. Some altered to 3H in 1959, others to 3T in 1979.
3D 202/2 + 224/0 + 211/2 207/1 3 car original 1962 Oxted/East Sussex units. See also 2D. 8ft 6in wide.
3D n/a 207/2 3 car unit latterly altered for Hastings - Ashford service 2D + TSO ex-4Cep emu. See also 2D. 1995. All standard class, gangwayed within set. Unit 207201-3. Operated as 2 car sets in winter.
3H 202/3 + 222/2 + 211/3 205/0 3 car Hampshire & Berkshire units built as 3H followed by original 2H units strengthened with additional trailer. See also 2H. Berkshire units had larger guard's van. In mid 1980s 205007 ran with a motor coach ex-6L Hastings unit.
3H(M) n/a 205/1 Experimental 1979 refurbishment not proceeded with for rest of class. Deployed to Hastings - Ashford service. All standard class, gangwayed within set. Unit 1111 later 205 101.
3H(M) n/a 205/2 3 car unit latterly reformed for Hastings - Ashford service 2D plus TSO ex-4Cep emu. All standard class, gangwayed within set. Unit 205205. Operated as 2 car set in winter.
3R 202/1 + 222/1 + 211/1 206 3 car 1965/5 "Tadpole" units. DMSO from 6S + TSO from 6S + DTS from 2EPB. See also 6S & 2EPB. When units split up DTS to class 204.
3T n/a 204 3 car units formed from 2H with ex 2EPB DTS (with cab isolated) from 3R inserted in middle. See also 2H & 3H. Second use of class 204, subsequently redesignated class 205.
4L n/a 203/0 Later reformation 4 car unit from 6L. See also 6L. 8ft 2½in wide Unit 203001. Painted green. All std. class.
4L n/a 203/? Later reformation 4 car unit from 6B. See also 6B. For Tonbridge - Tonbridge Wells shuttle mid-1980s. Unit 1036
4L n/a 203/1 Later reformation 4 car unit from 6L. See also 6L. 8ft 2½in wide Unit 203101. Includes FK trailer.
5L n/a 203 5 car units reformed 1980 from 6B units by removing the buffet cars. See also 6B. 8ft 2½in wide.
5L n/a 201/202 Preserved 4 car Hastings unit. Also incorporates TSO ex-4Cep. See also 6B. 8ft 2½in wide.
6B 201/3 + 221/3 + 223/3 + 225/0 203 6 car 1958 original Hastings line buffet units. See also 4L. 8ft 2½in wide.
6L 201/2 + 221/2 + 223/2 202 6 car 1957/8 original Hastings line long frame units. See also 4L. 8ft 2½in wide.
6S 201/1, 221/1, 223/1 201 6 car 1957 original Hastings line short frame units. See also 3R. 8ft 2½in wide.
n/a n/a 769/9 Hybrid electric 750V dc and 25kV ac and diesel-electric "Flex" 4 car units converted by Brush and refurbished by Gemini from former class 319/4units. 29 units for GWR due for introduction to service in 2021 for working (amongst other lines) Reading-Guildford-Redhill-Gatwick Airport and Reading-Basingstoke services. There are also other class 319 conversions to class 769 that are not relevant to the Southern Region.
Diesel Hydraulic Multiple Units
n/a n/a 158 Two 2 car 158 units obtained by South West Trains December 2004. Intended to work Waterloo-Salisbury-Bristol services and Salisbury-Bristol shuttles but have also been seen in service on SW Main line.   Former Central Trains units 158786 & 158789. These two units were returned to their lessor in 2007 whilst eleven former Transpennine two car class 158s were refurbished into the 158880-890 series and leased by South West Trains. Some units initially ran in SWT service prior to refurbishment.
n/a n/a 158 (880-890) Eleven 2 car refurbished class 158 units leased by South West Trains from May 2007 Leased by Transpennine prior to refurbishment.
n/a n/a 159/0 3 car units introduced 1992 by Network SouthEast for Waterloo - West of England services. Originally built as part of a large order for Regional Railways class 158s. Converted to class 159 specification before entering service. Refurbishment commenced during 2007.
n/a n/a 159/1 Nine 3 car units converted/refurbished 2006/2007 from class 158 and leased by South West Trains Units leased by Transpennine prior to conversion/refurbishment. These units in exchange for class 170 units. Uprated engines not fitted.
n/a n/a 170/3 Adtranz/Bombardier "Turbostar" 23m series. SWT 2000 specification. 2 car units 170301 - 308. Note 17039x number series used for Porterbrook lease units. Of this 170392 leased to South West Trains. This was built to the 2002 South Central specification as 170727 then repainted and renumbered after delivery. South West Trains ceased class 170 operation during July 2007 having transferred its eight original units to First Transpennine in exchange for class 158 units and 170392 to Southern which became 171730.
n/a n/a 170/7 Bombardier "Turbostar" 23m series. See also classes 171/7 & 171/8.  South Central 2002 specification, order for nine 2 car units 170721-9 and six 4 car units 170731-6, fitted with BSI couplers.  Replacements for class 205/7 stock on London-Uckfield, Oxted-Uckfield and Ashford-Hastings services. Also to run a new Ashford-Brighton service.
n/a n/a 171/2 Adtranz/Bombardier "Turbostar" 23m series. 2 car units with Southern. Former Scotrail class 170/4 3 car units 421and 423 refurbished, fitted with Dellner couplers and their centre cars removed for insertion into class 171/4 units. See also classes 171/4, 171/7 and 171/8.
n/a n/a 171/4 Adtranz/Bombardier "Turbostar" 23m series. 4 car units with Southern. Former Scotrail class 170/4 3 car units 422 and 424 refurbished, fitted with Dellner couplers and additional centre cars inserted from class 170/4 units. See also classes 171/2, 171/7 and 171/8.
n/a n/a 171/7 Bombardier "Turbostar" 23m series. See also class 170/7.  2 Car Class 170/7 units but with Dellner couplers, 170721-170726 retro fitted. 171730 (formerly 170392) transferred from South West Trains during 2007.
n/a n/a 171/8 Bombardier "Turbostar" 23m series. See also class 170/7.  4 Car Turbostar units with Dellner couplers originally ordered as class 170731-6.

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Main line Diesel Electric locomotives
Loco number or BR(S) Code Pre-TOPS
Code(s)
TOPS
Code(s)
Description Notes
10201-2 n/a n/a SR Bulleid - first design. Introduced 1951.
10203 n/a n/a Higher power version of 10201-2.  
KA-2B 33/1 33/0 Type 3 BRCW Bo-Bo. Introduced 1960.
KB 33/2 33/1 Modified 1965/6 for push pull working with TC stock for Bournemouth-Weymouth and subsequently other non electrified services. See also trailer units 3/4TC, 4/5TCB. Can also work in multiple with other 27-way controlled stock.
KA-4C 33/3 33/2 Narrower version built to Hastings line loading gauge.  
n/a n/a 33/3 Single loco conversion for "link-span" testing.  
Diesel Shunting locomotives
Loco number or BR(S) Code Pre-TOPS Code(s) TOPS Code(s) Description Notes
11001 n/a n/a 500hp Diesel mechanical - Bulleid design. In service 1950-59.
15201-3 n/a n/a 350hp Diesel electric - 1937 design.  
15211-36 12 12 350hp Diesel electric - 1949 design.  
n/a 07 07 250hp Diesel Electric Ruston Hornsby/AEI - 1962 design.  
n/a 09 09/0 400hp/27mph max speed originally BR(S) only version of class 08. 09/0s were eventually additionally deployed off the Southern Region.
Main Line Electric Locomotives
Loco number or BR(S) Code Pre-TOPS Code(s) TOPS Code(s) Description Notes
CC1/2, 20003 70 70 SR Bulleid/Raworth 1941-8 design. CC1 introduced in 1941, CC2 in 1945 & 20003 1948. 20003 was built with a different body style to the first two locos.
HA 71 71 2500hp BR/EE 1958 design.  
n/a n/a 92 Dual voltage 25kVac/750V dc (6760 hp ac/5360 hp dc) locos built 1993-6. For international/Channel Tunnel traffic.
Electro-diesel Locomotives
Loco number or BR(S) Code Pre-TOPS Code(s) TOPS Code(s) Description Notes
HB 74 74 ED loco rebuilt 1967-68 from class 71.  
JA 72 (projected) 73/0 The original 6 locos introduced in 1962. 5 latterly transferred to the Merseyrail system as class 73/9 for infrastructure/Sandite work.
JB n/a 73/1 The production fleet introduced in 1965-7.  
n/a n/a 73/2 1998 (onwards) dedicated pool of locos of 73/1 origin for Gatwick Express services.  
n/a n/a 73/9 Radical rebuilds from 2013 onwards of various class 73/0, class 73/1 andclass 73/2 locomotives to provide greater power when running on diesel and with modern control systems. Caledonian Sleeper locomotives had conductor rail pickups removed after rebuilding and are now used as straight diesel-electrics.

Rebuilt into three distinct types:
73/9 (RVEL) 73951/52 only with 2x QSK engines rebuilt by RVEL for Network Rail.
73/9 (Brush) 73961-65 with MTU engines rebuilt by Brush for GBRf general use.
73/9 (Brush) 73966-71 with MTU engines larger fuel tanks and higher ETS index rebuilt by Brush for GBRf Caledonian Sleeper use and are thus used about as far off the Southern Region as is possible to get in Britain!

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LBSCR 6.7kV ac overhead power line units
LBSCR/SR Code Description Notes
SL New South London line 3 car units. 9ft 3in wide. 2x3rd class motor cars + trailer 1st.
SL South London line 2 car units. Motor 3rd from 3 car units + driving trailer compo ex-hauled stock 8ft wide.
CP Crystal Palace lines 3 car units. Motor 3rd + 2 x driving trailer compo.
CP Crystal Palace lines 2 car trailer units. Motor 3rd + driving trailer compo.
CW Coulsdon North/Sutton 5 car units (SR). Driving Trailer 3rd + Compo Trailer + MLV + CT + DT3rd.
Note: The LB&SCR ohl electric system was converted to third rail dc in 1929

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Third Rail dc EMUs
SR/BR(S)
Code
Pre-TOPS
Code(s)
TOPS
Code(s)
Description Notes
Single car units
n/a 453 487 Waterloo & City line 1940 built Bulleid design motor cars and trailers. The 1940 W&C stock was not formed into permanent sets.
MLV 422/1 419 1959 BR Mk1 design motor luggage van.  
GLV n/a 489 Gatwick (Express) luggage van. See also trailer class 488 and class 73/2. Converted 1983/4 from 2 Hap MBSO cars.
n/a n/a 424 "Networker Classic". A conceptual prototype by Adtranz utilsing a new body on a 4Cig underframe. Only one coach produced 76112 - concept not proceeded with.
2 car units
2-Bil 401 n/a 1935 SR design for slow/semi-fast long distance services. Motor 3rd + trailer compo. Both cars with side corridors & lavatories.
2-EPB 413 416/1 SR design BR 1951 suburban stock. Built 1959 using salvaged 2-Nol underframes.
2-EPB 413 416/2 BR design 1951 suburban stock. Built 1954-8. See also DEMU 3R/3T.
2-EPB n/a? 416/2 BR design 1951 suburban stock. Built 1954-5 originally for use on the Tyneside 3rd rail system. Transferred to the Southern region in 1963 after the north eastern line was de-electrified.
2-EPB n/a 416/3 Refurbished 416/1 units.  
2-EPB n/a 416/4 Refurbished 416/2 units.  
2-Hal 402 n/a SR 1938 type outer suburban units. Introduced for the Maidstone & Gillingham lines electrification.Motor 3rd + driving trailer compo with lavatory and side corridor.
2-Hap 412 414/1 SR design BR 1951 outer suburban stock. See also 2-Sap. Built using salvaged 2Nol underframes.
2-Hap 412 414/2 BR design 1951 outer suburban stock. See also 2-Sap & 4-Cap. Introduced 1957-8.
2-Hap 424 414/3 BR design 1957 outer suburban stock. See also 2-Sap & 4-Cap. Introduced 1961.
2-Nol n/a n/a SR 1934-6 rebuild of LSWR steam stock. Motor 3rd + trailer compo. No corridors or lavatories.
2-Pep 461 446 Prototype BR design suburban sliding door unit. Forerunner to classes 313/4/5 507/8. See also 4-Pep. 1 unit (2002) built and trialed from 1972-74 and in service 1974-76.
2-Pan 402/1+402/2 n/a Parcels units (parcels & newspapers) ex-2-Hal. Introduced 1970 withdrawn 1972.
2-Sap n/a 418/1 2-Hap 414/1 units downgraded to second class only. See also 2-Hap.
2-Sap n/a 418/2 2-Hap 414/2 and /3 units downgraded to second class only. See also 2-Hap.
2-SL n/a n/a SR suburban units converted 1929 from former LBSCR ac South London line units. Internal corridors. Depressed roof in area of former pantograph.
2-Wim n/a n/a SR suburban units converted 1929 from former LBSCR ac South London line first class trailers. Driving motor third & driving trailer compo. Internal corridors. 9ft 3in wide.
n/a n/a 456 BR late design sliding door suburban units. Built 1990-1 for Network SouthEast to augment 4 car 455s but also used singly or in multiple with each other. Refurbishment of the class was completed during July 2007. During 2008 units were modified by Southern at Selhurst to have the lavatory removed, then reconfiguring the seating to create an area for wheelchairs adjacent to the doors. As a result of introduction of Class 377/6/7 stock withdrawals by Southern commenced in October 2013 and continued until the end of the year. In 2014 these units were leased to South West Trains, driver training commencing in January and re-introduction to service prior to refurbishment was in March on Guildford-Ascot Services. Progress on refurbishment was slow and the first refurbished unit re-entered service in November 2014. Generally run with Class 455 units to make 10 car trains. Upon take over by South Western Railway it was decided to replace all suburban unit types with a uniform fleet of new Bombardier "Adventra" series class 701 units. Class 456 units are due for withdrawal once the class 701 fleet is introduced in sufficient quantity. No re-deployment for these units has yet been found and they may be scrapped.
n/a n/a 466 Sliding door GEC-Alstom 20m "Networker" series suburban units. AC drive. Built at the former Metropolitan-Cammel works at Washwood Heath. Introduced 1993-4 by for Network SouthEast SE services. Subsequently owned by Angel Trains. From 2010 they have undergone a programme of C4/C6 overhauls at Wabtec Doncaster. These units have not been fitted with wheelchair accessible lavatories so are now only permitted to work inmultiple with Class 465 units. See also Classes 465/0, 465/1. 465/2 and 465/9.
n/a n/a 482 2 car Waterloo & City line units as a follow-on order to the LUL 1993 Central Line stock. Introduced by Network SouthEast but the W&C line & its stock was sold to London Underground as part of the privatisation of British Rail.
n/a n/a 483 Isle of Wight ex-LUL 1938 tube stock. To IoW 1989-90 replacing 4-Vec & 3-Tis units (also former underground stock).
n/a n/a 484 Isle of Wight ex-LUL sub-surface D78 stock. "New" 2021 stock for the Isle of Wight! Five two car units radically rebuilt by Vivarail with new modern control and drive systems. Due into service April 2021 after the Island Line has also been improved. Similar to "newNº Class 230 diesel-electric or diesel-battery multiple units.
3-car units
3-Cep n/a 411/9 4-Cep with TSO removed. See also 4-Cep. In 2000 Connex SE created some 3-Cep units. The enhanced performance enabled them to operate alongside Class 365 units on an accelerated service on the Chatham main line and in later years elsewhere on the South Eastern. The 3-Ceps were also used to form 11-car peak trains to Tunbridge Wells, where the platforms are too short for 12-car trains and tunnels at both ends made platform extension impracticable. Power supply constraints prevented trains longer than 8 cars operating between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings. The released TSOs allowed South West Trains to convert their remaining 4-Bigs to 4-Cigs - see Class 421/5. In 2003 South West Trains reformed Bep 2326 to 3 car as 1199 "Lucy" to work the Lymington Branch.  1199 withdrawn May 2004 and replaced in June 2004 by 2314 reformed as 1198 "Linda". 1198 withdrawn early 2005.
3-Cig n/a 421/4 4-Cig with TSO removed. See also 3-Cop, 4-Big, 4-Cig  & 4-Cop.  In November 2004 South West Trains reformed Cig 1394 as 1499 to work the Lymington Branchto replace the 3-Cep operation.  In February 2005 SWT announced the reformation and refurbishment of two further units (planned to be 1883 & 1888) to 1497 & 1498 to work the branch as a "heritage" operation.
3-Cop n/a 421/7 4-Big with buffet car removed and first Class compartments converted to open standard saloons. See also 4-Big & 4-Cop. Reformed in 1997/8 for increased performance on Coastway services. In autumn 2003 some remaining 3Cops were augmented to a 4 car configuration by insertion of a TSO from a withdrawn 4-Cig.
3 n/a n/a 1915 LSWR units. From 1920 often worked in pairs sandwiching a 2 car trailer set. Between 1934 & 1940 cars lengthened by SR and then mounted on new underframes. Many of the trailers from trailer sets were eventually reformed into powered sets to make 4 car units.
3 n/a n/a SR 1925 suburban units. Often worked in pairs sandwiching a 2 car trailer set. Many of the trailers from trailer sets were eventually reformed into powered sets to make 4 car units.
3-Tis 451 486 Ex-LU 1923 tube stock. See also 4-Vec. Purchased in 1965 and converted to 3rd rail operation for use on the remaining Isle of Wight line which was electrified following the elimination of steam trains in 1967. For peak summer services worked with 4-Vec units.
n/a n/a 313/0 BR early design sliding door suburban units.See also 313/2. Former North London Line/Watford DC line dual voltage units transferred to Southern in 2010 for South Coast local services. As 313/0 they ran either in former Silverlink livery for training or in service in Southern livery with original interiors. Class refurbished 2010/11 to Class 313/2.
n/a n/a 313/2 BR early design sliding door suburban units.See also 313/0. Class 313 /0 units refurbished 2010/11 for Southern for South Coast local services. Converted to DC only (pantograph removed) and new interiors with high back seats. 313201 now carries a retro BR blue & grey livery, but with adaption for sight impaired travellers.
n/a n/a 375/3 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. 1997 Connex SE specification. DC only units. Similar to South Central 377/3 units but with Tightlock couplers. Retro-fitted by South Eastern Trains with Dellner couplers but without Class renumbering.
n/a n/a 377/3 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. 2001 Connex SC specification. DC only units. Built as Class 375/3 and retro-fitted by Govia South Central/Southern with Dellner couplers. Now used on south London "metro" duties and are likely to be refurbished to "high capacity" configuration.
n/a n/a 378/0 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. 378/0 dual voltage/pickup. All Class 378/0 units were augmented to 4 car Class 378/2 units by early 2011.Augmentation of all Class 378 units to 5 cars commenced in 2014. Similar to Class 376 but with tube style interior, ordered by Transport for London for London Overground services which for Southern Electric interests include the East London Line extended onto SR lines operated by 4 car 378/1 dc only units and 3 car 378/0 or 4 car 378/2 on the West London Line service to Clapham Jn.378201, a former 378/0, was the first Class 378 unit to be augmented to 5 cars, being delivered from Derby in September 2014
n/a n/a 508/2 BR early design sliding door suburban units. See also Class 508. Originally built 1979-80 as 4 car Class 508 units for SWD services. Transferred 1981-83 to Merseyside as 3 car sets with one TSO retained for use in Class 455/7 sets. 12 returned south in 1998 for Connex SE services facelifted as Class 508/2. 6 remained in service having been refreshed and 6 went into store. The operational 6 were withdrawn 12th December 2008.
4-car units
4-Bep 414/2 410/1 1951 stock, 410/2 1957 stock 410/412 BR early Mk1 design express buffet units. See also 4-Cep. Prototypes built 1956 for use on on Brighton line, production series built 1958-63 for Kent Coast. Became Class 412 when refurbished from 1979. SWT reformed Ceps to Beps and visa versa in September 2002 to provide "Greyhound" performance (additional stage of field weakening to provide improved acceleration between 46 & 65 mph) Ceps. Resulting Ceps are still designated and numbered as Beps.
4-Big 431/2 420/1 (1963 stock), 420/2 (1970 stock), 422 BR late Mk1 design express buffet units. See also 3-Cop, 8-Dig & 8-Mig. Development of 4-Bep built for Sussex and Portsmouth services as 1963 (Phase 1) and 1970 (Phase 2) series stock.
4-Buf n/a n/a 1938 SR express unit with buffet car, gangwayed throughout. Built for mid-Sussex services.
4-Cap n/a 413/2 Units formed 1982 from 2 x 2-Hap units semi-permanently coupled. 1951 stock. See also 2-Hap. Inner driving cabs and one guard's van disused. Originally used on the Coastway line but ended their lives on SED services.
4-Cap n/a 413/3 Units formed 1982 from 2 x 2-Hap units semi-permanently coupled. 1957 stock. See also 2-Hap. Inner driving cabs and one guard's van disused. Originally used on the Coastway line but ended their lives on SED services.
4-Cep 414/1 (1951 stock) 421/2 (1957 stock) 411/5 BR early Mk1 design express units. See also 3-Cep and 4-Bep. Prototypes built 1956 for use on on Brighton line, production series built 1958-63 for Kent Coast. Refurbished from 1979. SWT reformed Ceps to Beps and visa versa in September 2002 to provide "Greyhound" performance (additional stage of field weakening to provide improved acceleration between 46 & 65 mph) Ceps. Resulting Ceps still designated as Beps.
4-Cig ? 421/1 BR late Mk1 design express units. 1963 series with electric parking brake.  "Phase 1" Cigs.
4-Cig 431/2 421/2 BR late Mk1 design express units. 1970 series with manual parking brake. "Phase 2" Cigs.
4-Cig n/a 421/3 Refurbished 421/1 sets.  
4-Cig n/a 421/4 Refurbished 421/2 sets.  
4-Cig n/a 421/5 Refurbished sets with "Greyhound" modification (additional stage of field weakening to provide improved acceleration between 46 & 65 mph).  
4-Cig   421/6 421/3 units fitted with Mk6 power bogies recovered from withdrawn 4-Rep stock.  
4-Cig n/a 421/8 refurbished 4Big sets with "Greyhound" modification and buffet cars reflaced by former Class 411 TS.  
4-Cop n/a 421/7 4-Big with buffet car removed and first Class compartments converted to open standard saloons, subsequently augmented to 4 cars. See also 4-Big & 3-Cop. Reformed in 1997/8 for increased performance on Coastway services. In autumn 2003 some remaining 3Cops were augmented to a 4 car configuration by insertion of a TSO from a withdrawn 4Cig.
4-Cor 404/2 n/a 1937 SR express unit gangwayed throughout. See also 4-Res/Gri. Originally built for Portsmouth line electrification.
4-Cor(N) n/a n/a 1937 SR express unit gangwayed throughout. 4-Res units with restaurant car replaced in 1964 by TS from withdrawn 6-Pul. Units 3065-71.
4-DD n/a n/a SR Bulleid design double decker suburban units. Introduced by BR in 1949. Units 4001 & 4002. Restricted to Dartford line services. Withdrawn 1st October 1971.
4-EPB 411 415/1 Suburban units, 1951 stock (SR design). Development of 4Sub.
4-EPB 423 415/2 Suburban units, 1957 stock (BR design).  
4-EPB n/a 415/4 Facelifted 415/1, refurbishment programme production began 1980.  
4-EPB n/a 415/5 Reformation to consolidate remaining compartment stock for restricted workings between March 1988 and December 1999. Red stripe displayed at cantrail level, stock not used after 8pm. Known as 4Com in SED diagrams but not displayed on units.  
4-EPB n/a 415/6 Facelifted 415/2, refurbishment programme production began 1980.  
4-EPB n/a 415/7 1957 stock units fitted with express gear ratio.  
4-Gri n/a n/a SR express unit with griddle car. Gangwayed throughout. Ex-4-Res. Restaurant car rebuilt to Griddle car 1962.
4-Jop n/a 458 Alstom "Juniper" 20m series units. The first post-slam door stock for SWT designed and built before new RVAR regulations had been completed. Withdrawn and then re-instated during 2006. Since then units have been upgraded to comply with RVAR legislation and have undergone minor interior refreshment. From 2012 these were converted to 5 car class 458/5 units using vehicles from disbanded Class 460 units, however due to the complexity of the job the rebuilding programme took much longer than expected. See Class 458/5.
4-Lav n/a n/a SR units for Sussex stopping services introduced 1931. Motor 3rd + compo trailer+ compo lavatory trailer with side corridor + motor 3rd.
4-Pep 462 445 Prototype BR design suburban sliding door units built 1971. Forerunner to Classes 313/4/5 507/8. See also 2Pep. Units 4001/2. Trialed on SWD until October 1976.
4-Pul n/a n/a Ex-4-Res with restaurant car replaced by Pullman coach from withdrawn 6-Pul. 1964. Units 3054-59.
4-Rep 441 430/432 BR late Mk1 design express units introduced for Bournemouth line electrification 1967 with 4 further units in 1974. See also 3/4-TC & 6-Rep. High power (8 motor bogies) tractor units for push-pull service with 4-TC units.
4-Res n/a n/a 1937 SR express unit gangwayed throughout. See also 4-Cor/Gri. Originally built for Portsmouth line electrification.
4-Sub 405 405 SR Suburban units. Some reformed from earlier 3 car suburban sets followed by new construction of 1941-1948 (1936 stock) 4-Sub series.  
4-Tep n/a 482? Units temporarily formed from 4-Cep with an unrefurbished buffet car replacing the Trailer 2nd whilst Beps were being refurbished. Units 2701-4
4-Vec 452 485 Ex-LU 1923 tube stock. See also 3-Tis. Purchased in 1965 and converted to 3rd rail operation for use on the remaining Isle of Wight line which was electrified following the elimination of steam trains in 1967. For peak summer services worked with 3-Tis units.
4-Veg n/a 427 Twelve 4-Vep units modified with 4 seats (DTC) and 8 seats (TSO & MBSO) replaced by luggage racks. Veps 7788-99 renumbered in sequence to 7901-12. See also 4-Vep/4-Vop & 8-Vab. For Gatwick Airport service 1978-84.
4-Vep 432 423 BR late Mk1 design outer suburban units first introduced 1967. See also 4-Vop, 4-Vip, 4-Veg and 8-Vab.
4-Vep n/a 423/1 Refurbished 4-Vep units.Former luggage compartment in MBSO converted into 2 seating bays.  
4-Vip n/a 423 South Central 4-Veps converted 1999 to standard Class only by converting DTC 1st compartments to a standard saloon, subsequently with some 1st Class accommodation restored. In autumn 2003 South Central combined some 4-Vep and 4-Vop sets to reinstate 1st Class accommodation into Vops (and reduce 1st Class accommodation in Veps).
4-Vop n/a 423/2 South Central 4-Veps converted 1999 to standard Class only by converting DTC 1st compartments to a standard saloon. See also 4-Vep and 4-Vip.
n/a n/a 319/0 Dual voltage (25kV ac overhead, 750V dc third rail) BR late design sliding door units. Introduced 1988 by Network SouthEast for Thameslink suburban services. Gangwayed within unit only. Some refurbished to Class 319/4. Others still retained by South Central. Transferred to Thameslink (south) during the St.Pancras blockade late 2004-2005. The remaining Southern leased units were transferred to First Capital Connect by December 12th 2008. The class subsequently transferred back to Govia when the company was re-awarded the Thameslink franchise and the units once again carried Thameslink branding.The class was replaced on Thameslink services by new class 700 units and units were stored or redeployed to other TOCs running on ac only. More recently some have been rebuilt as various class 769 DEMUs or as test beds for new fuel systems.
n/a n/a 319/1 Dual voltage (25kV ac overhead, 750V dc third rail) BR late design sliding door units. Introduced 1990 by Network SouthEast for Thameslink Bedford-Gatwick/Brighton services. Gangwayed within unit only. Refurbished to Class 319/3. All Class 319 units are to be cascaded elsewhere following introduction of interim Class 387/1, and Class 700, units.
n/a n/a 319/2 Dual voltage (25kV ac overhead, 750V dc third rail) BR late design sliding door units. Refurbished 319/0 units introduced 1997 for South Central's Victoria-Brighton express service. Transferred to Thameslink (south) during the St. Pancras blockade late 2004-2005. The remaining Southern leased units were transferred to First Capital Connect in 2009. The class subsequently transferred back to Govia when the company was re-awarded the Thameslink franchise and the units once again carried Thameslink branding. The class was replaced on Thameslink services by new class 700 units and units were stored and/or redeployed to other TOCs running on ac only.
n/a n/a 319/3 Dual voltage (25kV ac overhead, 750V dc third rail) BR late design sliding door units. Refurbished 319/1 units introduced 1998 for Thameslink "City Metro" service. Leased by First Capital Connect upon loss of the Thameslink franchise by Govia. The class subsequently transferred back to Govia when the company was re-awarded the Thameslink franchise and the units once again carried Thameslink branding. The class was replaced on Thameslink services by new class 700 units and units were stored and/or redeployed to Northern running on ac only.
n/a n/a 319/4 Dual voltage (25kV ac overhead, 750V dc third rail) BR late design sliding door units. Refurbished 319/0 units introduced 1998 for Thameslink "City Flier" service. Leased by First Capital Connect upon loss of the franchise by Govia. The class subsequently transferred back to Govia when the company was re-awarded the Thameslink franchise and the units once again carried Thameslink branding. The class was replaced on Thameslink services by new Class 700 units and units were stored and/or redeployed to other TOCs running on ac only. Stored units have been rebuilt as various Class 769 DEMUs.
n/a n/a 365/5 Dual voltage capable (25kV ac overhead, 750V dc third rail) sliding door ABB 20m "Networker" series express units. See also Classes 465/6. Expedient long distance derivative of Class 465. Gangwayed within unit only. Used on Connex SE services. South Eastern Trains lease ended 31st March 2004, ac equipment installed and transferred to Great Northern to supplement their existing 365 fleet to permit cascade of Class 317 units to Thameslink (north) during the St. Pancras blockade late 2004-2005.
n/a n/a 375/6 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. Dual voltage (25kV ac overhead, 750V dc third rail) units. See also Classes 376 & 377. Connex SE/South Eastern Trains express units. Originally Tightlock couplers, retro-fitted with Dellner couplers but without Class renumbering.
n/a n/a 375/7 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. DC only units. See also Classes 376 & 377. Connex SE/South Eastern Trains express units. Originally Tightlock couplers, retro-fitted with Dellner couplers but without Class renumbering.
n/a n/a 375/8 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. DC only units. See also Classes 376 & 377. South Eastern Trains express services. Dellner couplers. Modified shoegear.
n/a n/a 375/9 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. DC only units. See also Classes 376 & 377. South Eastern Trains Outer suburban units. Dellner couplers.
n/a n/a 377/1 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. DC only units. See also Classes 375 & 376. 2001 South Central specification. South Central/Southern services. Dellner couplers.
n/a n/a 377/2 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. Dual voltage (25kV ac overhead, 750V dc third rail) units. See also Classes 375 & 376. 2001 South Central specification. South Central/Southern services. Dellner couplers. From March 2009 they were loaned to First Capital Connect to make up for late delivery of Class 377/5 units. They subsequently returned to Southern where they now form part of the dual-voltage fleet along with 5 car Class 377/7s.
n/a n/a 377/4 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. DC only See also Classes 375 & 376. For South Central/Southern services. Dellner couplers.
n/a n/a 377/5 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. Dual voltage (25kV ac overhead, 750V dc third rail) units. Similar to Class 377/2. Interim stock for First Capital Connect, leased to and to the specification of Southern and sub-leased to First Capital Connect. Externally they were in First Capital Connect livery but internally in Southern colours. They were due to be used by Southern after First Capital Connect received new Thameslink 20nn project stock. However, once released from Thameslink servuces the entire fleet was instead transferred to Southeastern.
n/a n/a 378/1 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. Class 378/1 dc only units. Augmentation of all Class 378 units to 5 cars commenced in 2014 and was completed by 2016. Remains as Class 378/1. Similar to Class 376 but with tube style interior, ordered by Transport for London for London Overground services which for Southern Electric interests include the East London Line extended onto SR lines originally operated by 4 car 378/1 dc only units and originally 3 car 378/0, later 4 car 378/2 on the West London Line service to Clapham Jc. 378135 was the first Class 378/1 to be augmented to 5 cars and in November 2014 the firstinto service, displaying a headboard and the fifth car wearing "gift wrap" vinyls.
n/a n/a 378/2 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. Dual voltage/pickup, initial batches introduced as 3 car 378/0, augmented 2010/11 to 4 car as Class 378/2. Final batch ordered as 4 car Class 378/2. Augmentation of all Class 378 units to 5 cars commenced in 2014 and was complered by 2016. Remains as Class 378/2. Similar to Class 376 but with tube style interior, ordered by Transport for London for London Overground services which for Southern Electric interests will include the East London Line extended onto SR lines which were operated by 4 car 378/1 dc only units and 3 car 378/0 or 4 car 378/2 on the West London Line service to Clapham Junction.378201 was the first Class 378 unit to be augmented to 5 cars, being delivered from Derby in September 2014. It was, however, not the first 5 car 378 into service.
n/a n/a 387/1 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. Second generation body with conventional glazed windows. 110mph capable dual voltage/pick-up units. The first Southern Electric units to enter service carrying the new six digitcar numbering scheme. In December 2012 a tender for 116 vehicles, plus an option for a further 140 cars, was announced by Southern on behalf of the DfT as interim Thameslink stock. With the order being placed late Class 700 units will notbe ready on time. Interim stock of an existing design allowed Class 319 units to be cascaded to other TOCs (such as Northern) on time and the interim units will in turn be cascaded once Class 700 units become available. 387105/6 were the first to enter service on 7th December 2014. Upon introduction of sufficient Class 700 units the class was transferred toGovia's Great Northern services using ac only.
n/a n/a 387/2 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. Second generation body with conventional glazed windows. 110mph capable dual voltage/pick-up units. Announced on 18th November 2014 an order of 27 four car units built 2015/16 to replace Class 442 units on Gatwick Express and fast London-Brighton workings on dc only. A follow-on order from class 387/1 production and uses 108 vehicles from the 140 vehicle option. Cars have 2+2 seating, increased luggage space and wi-fi.
n/a n/a 450/0 Siemens Desiro series 20m units. South West Trains 2001 specification for outer suburban services. Originally 100 units ordered, increased to 110 in autumn 2003 upon cancellation of the 5 car suburban unit part of the order. 17 additional units ordered, built and delivered during 2006. 28 units were converted to standard class only as a new higher capacity sub-class - see class 450/5. These 450/5 units were part modified back to their original configuration in 2013 and lost their HC designation but remained numbered in the 450/5 series until late 2019
n/a n/a 450/5 Siemens Desiro series 20m units. See also 4-Des, 450/0. Conversion of 28 Class 450/0 units to standard class only high capacity configuration, unit numbers translating directly from 4500nn to 4505nn. Introduced 21st January 2008. First Class seating was restored in mid 2013 but these units have not completely been restored to their original internal configuration and remain numbered in the 450/5 series but without the "HC" designation. Units were observed re-numbered back to the 450/0 series in late 2019.
n/a n/a 455/7 BR late design sliding door suburban units. Introduced 1984-5, second series 455 with revised cab roof design and incorporating a former Class 508 trailer. Class now refurbished with completely new interiors. Subsequently re-engineered with ac traction equipment. Upon take over of the South Western franchise by South Western Railway it was decided to replace all suburban unit types with a uniform fleet of new Bombardier "Adventra" series class 701 units. Class 455 units are due for withdrawal once the class 701 fleet is introduced in sufficient quantity. No re-deployment for these units has yet been found and they may be scrapped.
n/a n/a 455/8 BR late design sliding door suburban units. Introduced 1982-84, first series 455. South Central/Southern have refurbished units from this series with new features including removal of the end gangways. South West Trains also refurbished their Class 455/8s but to a more radical interior specification, but retaining end gangways. SWT 455s were subsequently re-engineered with ac traction equipment. Upon takeover of the South Western franchise by South Western Railway it was decidedto replace all suburban unit types with a uniform fleet of new Bombardier "Adventra" series Class 701 units. SWR Class 455 units are due fo rwithdrawal once the Class 701 fleet is introduced in sufficient quantity. No re-deployment for these units has yet been found and they may be scrapped.
n/a n/a 455/9 BR late design sliding door suburban units. Introduced 1985, third series 455. Last 5 units, 5916-20, fitted with Thyristor control, subsequently removed. Class was refurbished with completely new interiors. Subsequently re-engineered with ac traction equipment. Upon take over of the South Western franchise by South Western Railway it was decided to replace all suburban unit types with a uniform fleet of new Bombardier "Adventra" series Class 701 units. SWR Class 455 units are due fo rwithdrawal once the Class 701 fleet is introduced in sufficient quantity. No re-deployment for these units has yet been found and they may be scrapped.
n/a n/a 465/0 Sliding door BREL/ABB 20m "Networker" series suburban units. Phase 1. See also Classes 365 & 466. Gangwayed within unit only. Introduced for Network SouthEast SE services 1992/3.. Subsequently owned by HSBC Rail. Original Brush traction equipment replaced by Hitachi, identified by units no longer having under floor fairings. Interior "refresh" undertaken at Wolverton
n/a n/a 465/1 Sliding door ABB 20m "Networker" series suburban units. Phase 2. See also Classes 365 & 466. Gangwayed within unit only. Introduced for Network SouthEast SE services 1992/3. Subsequently owned by HSBC Rail. Original Brush traction equipment replaced by Hitachi, identified by units no longer having under floor fairings. Interior "refresh" undertaken at Wolverton
n/a n/a 465/2 Sliding door GEC 20m "Networker" series suburban units. Phase 1. See also Classes 365 & 466. Gangwayed within unit only. Introduced for Network SouthEast SE services 1992/3. Subsequently owned by Angel Trains. From 2010 undergoing a programme of C6 overhauls at Wabtec Doncaster.
n/a n/a 465/9 Sliding door GEC 20m "Networker" series suburban units. Owned by Angel Trains. 28, increased to 33 465/2 units "refreshed" from early 2005 with first Class added to work SouthEastern Trains "Wealden" outer suburban services. In some sense a replacement for 365/5 units.
n/a n/a 508 BR early design sliding door suburban units. See also 508/2. 4 car units introduced 1979 for SWD services temporarily until arrival of the Class 455. Transferred from 1981 to Merseyside as 3 car units, one trailer retained for use in 455/7 stock.
5-car units
n/a n/a n/a Original Waterloo & City 5 car trains 1898-1940. 2 spare motor cars.
5Bel 403 403 "Brighton Belle" Pullman units. ("Southern Belle" when first introduced.) 3 units only, introduced 1933. Units renumbered in 1938, stored during WWII, heavy overhaul 1955, minor livery changes during the mid 1960s, repainted into a version of BR blue & grey late 1968-early 1969, withdrawn 30th April 1972. All Pullman. Gangwayed within unit only.
5Wes n/a 442 BR Mk3 design express units. Class refurbished twice. First by South West Trains largely to create a larger standard Class compartment in the MBLS at the expense of the under-used luggage storage area, thus becoming a MBS. Second by Southern to convert the DTC to DTS (thus finally ending the use of compartment stock on the national rail network) and building a first Class saloon in the area of the MBS formerly occupied by the by now un-used buffet counter, and the much loved "snug" area. Thus the MBS became a MBC. 18 units have further been rebuilt for South Western Railway reinstating a DTC and the MBC reverting to a MBS Introduced 1988 by Network SouthEast for Waterloo-Weymouth and later also used on Portsmouth services. Motor coach uses recycled motors and traction equipment from 4-Rep stock.The Class was concentrated on Waterloo-Weymouth line services once Class 444s were fully introduced. The entire Class was controversially withdrawn by South West Trains on 3rd February 2007 and units went into store at Eastleigh. Seventeen were subsequently leased by Southern/Gatwick Express for Victoria-Gatwick-Brighton peak services and certain Gatwick Express workings. The remaining seven were taken on lease by Southern to run, from the December 2010 timetable change, Victoria - Brighton express workings and all Gatwick Express services. Upon introduction of Class 387/2 units on Gatwick Express services, after a period in store 18 units were taken on by South Western Railway and refurbished, including new ac traction and control gear. The remainin units have been scrapped.
n/a n/a 376 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. See also classes 375 & 377. Revised Electrostar design inner suburban units for South Eastern Trains. Gangwayed within unit only. No toilets. Large proportion of standing/perching accommodation.
n/a n/a 377/6 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. 26 five car dc only units ordered by Southern in December 2011 for introduction to service from December 2013 to permit 10 cars suburban services whilst allowing the cascade of Class 456 units to South West Trains. The first unit to enter service was 377604 on 24th September 2013.
n/a n/a 377/7 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. 8 five car dual voltage/pickup units ordered November 2012 as a follow-on option from the 377/6 order to enhance Southern's capacity from 2014. The first unit to enter service was 377704 on 16th June 1014.
n/a n/a 378/1 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. Class 378/1 dc only units. Augmentation of all Class 378 units to 5 cars commenced in 2014 and was completed by 2016. Similar to Class 376 but with tube style interior, ordered by Transport for London for London Overground services which for Southern Electric interests include the East London Line extended onto SR lines originally operated by 4 car 378/1 dc only units and originally 3 car 378/0, later 4 car 378/2 on the West London Line service to Clapham Jc. 378135 was the first Class 378/1 to be augmented to 5 cars and in November 2014 the first into service, displaying a headboard and the fifth car wearing "gift wrap" vinyls.
n/a n/a 378/2 Bombardier "Electrostar" 20m series. Dual voltage/pickup, initial batches introduced as 3 car 378/0, augmented 2010/11 to 4 car as class378/2, final batch ordered as 4 car class 378/2. Augmentation of all Class378 units to 5 cars commenced in 2014 and was completed by 2016. .
n/a n/a 444 Siemens Desiro 23m series units. South West Trains 2001 specification for Waterloo - Portsmouth and other services formerly diagrammed for Ceps and Cigs. 45 units ordered.
n/a n/a 450/2 *cancelled* Siemens Desiro 20m series units. South West Trains 2001 specification. 32 units ordered for intended 10 car suburban services. This part of the order was cancelled by the SRA in autumn 2003 in favour of 10 additional 4 car units (120 fewer vehicles). Balance of this order built as 4 car 25kV ac Class 350 units for west coast main line pool working.
n/a n/a 458/5 GEC-Alstom "Juniper" series units. 36 5 car units, the early members due on trial from 2013 30 formed by augmentation of 4 car 458 units to 5 cars using vehicles from disbanded former 8 car Class 460 units, 6 formed by reformation, including radical rebuilding of 4 driving motor luggage first cars, of former 8 car Class 460 units. However, due to the complexity of the job the rebuilding is taking much longer than expected. The first 5 car Junipers, 458531 and 458534, converted entirely from former Class 460 vehicles, finally entered service in March 2014. 458501 was the first Class 458/0 augmented unit to be delivered however 458502 was the first to enter service, in September 2014. Upon take over of the South Western franchise by South Western Railway it was decided to replace all suburban unit types with a uniform fleet of new Bombardier "Adventra" series class 701 units. SWR Class458 units are due for withdrawal once the class 701 fleet is introduced in sufficient quantity. No re-deployment for these units has yet been found andthey may be scrapped.
n/a n/a 701/5 Bombardier "Adventra" series 30 five car suburban units for South Western Railway due into service in 2021. These replace SWR classes 455/7, 455/8, 455/9 456, 458/5 and 707, the entire suburban fleet.
n/a n/a 707 Siemens "Desiro City" 20m units, dual voltage capable but only currently equipped for picking dc. These use the new six digit car numbering scheme. Announced on 3rd September 2014 was an order of 30 five car trains for South West Trains for Waterloo-Windsor and other suburban services, permitting a cascade of Class 455 and 450 units and thus increasing capacity for ten car working. Built 2015-16 as is typical these days there was a delayed introduction to service. Similar to Class 700 but without lavatories they also do not have corridor connections between units. Upon take over of the South Western franchise by South Western Railway it was decided to replace all suburban unit types with a uniform fleet of new Bombardier "Adventra" series class 701 units. SWR Class 707 units are due tobe sub-leased to South Eastern and small numbers have already been transferred
6-car units
6-Cit n/a n/a SR 1936 design express units with a high proportion of 1st Class accommodation. Introduced for Brighton line electrification, London Bridge - Brighton express services. Gangwayed within unit only.
6-Cor n/a n/a Reformed 1965 from 6Pul/Pan units. Gangwayed within unit only.
6-Pan n/a n/a SR 1936 design express units with pantry car. Introduced for Brighton line electrification. Gangwayed within unit only.
6-Pul n/a n/a SR 1936 design express units with Pullman car. Introduced for Brighton line electrification. Gangwayed within unit only.
6-Rep n/a 431 Reformed from 4-Reps prior to introduction of Class 442.  
n/a n/a 395 Dual voltage/dual pickup express units built by Hitachi, Kasado, Japan. First unit arrived in the UK for testing 23rd August 2007 For use from December 2009 by South Eastern from Kent onto High Speed 1 route (Channel Tunnel Rail Link) into St Pancras
   
8-car units
8-Dig n/a 422/0 4-Cig+4-Big units semi permanently coupled. For dedicated London - Brighton express services Summer 1993 - 1997.
8-Mig n/a 482 Temporary 4-Cig-4-Big formation whilst 4-Big buffet cars refurbished in 1993. "4Big" formed from 4-Cig with through-wired RMB car substituted for the TS. Units 2601/2. Used on Waterloo-Portsmouth services.
8-Vab 432 480 Temporary unit formed from the cars from three 4-Vep units 7739, 7741 and 7742 including a through wired loco hauled restaurant car. Unit 8001. Formed 1968 to make up for shortage of express stock on the Waterloo - Bournemouth service. Disbanded 1974. 7741 and 7742, but not 7739, reformed.
n/a n/a 700/0 Siemens "Desiro City" 20m dual voltage/pickup units. These use the new six digit car numbering scheme. Sixty 8 car units ordered for expanded Thameslink operations to replace Classes 319, 377/5 and 387. Also permitting a cascade of other Class 377 units, plus re-deployment of Class 317, 321, 365 units currently used by Govia Thameslink Railway. Controversially with high-density uncomfortable suburban accommodation but used on long distance cross London workings. See also Class 700/1.
8 and 10 car half-unit sets
n/a n/a 373/0 TMST (Eurostar) 10 car dual voltage sets. L&CR/British owned stock. 2 half-units needed to make up train. DC conductor rail pickup operation ceased on 13th November 2007 following the opening of the full High Speed 1 route (Channel Tunnel Rail Link) and transfer of the London Terminus to St Pancras International. Refurbishment of the Class was due to commnce after the 2012 London Olympics. However the majority of the sub-class has been replaced by Siemens Velaro e320 class 374 units with just 2 refurbished units remaining in service.
n/a n/a 373/1 TMST (Eurostar) 10 car dual and triple voltage sets. SNCB/Belgian owned stock. 2 half-units needed to make up train. DC conductor rail pickup operation ceased on 13th November 2007 following the opening of the full High Speed 1 route (Channel Tunnel Rail Link) and transfer of the London Terminus to St Pancras International. However all of the sub-class has been replaced by Siemens Velaro e320 class 374 units.
n/a n/a 373/2 TMST (Eurostar) 10 car dual voltage sets. SNCF/French owned stock. 2 half-units needed to make up train. 6 half units now only used on SNCF internal services. DC conductor rail pickup operation ceased on 13th November 2007 following the opening of the full High Speed 1 route (Channel Tunnel Rail Link) and transfer of the London Terminus to St Pancras International. Refurbishment of the Class was due to commnce after the 2012 London Olympics. However the majority of the sub-class has been replaced by Siemens Velaro e320 class 374 units with just 10 units, not all refurbished, remaining in French domestic service.
n/a n/a 373/3 TSMT (Eurostar) 8 car dual voltage sets. L&CR/British owned "regional" stock. 2 half-units needed to make up train. Stored - never used on international services. Six half units 3301-3306 were leased to GNER in their colours, additionally two half units were deployed as GNER spares in Eurostar colours. The lease of these units to GNER ceased in late 2005 when their "Mallard" Mk4 coach refurbishment programme was completed. UK speed record broken to 208mph 30 th July 2003 by 373313/4. The majority were subsequently leased to SNCF for French internal services although recently SNCF has withdrawn some units. Some driving vehicles are now museum exhibits or used for training engineering apprentices.
n/a n/a 374 Eurostar Siemens Velaro-D stock - tri voltage capable. 20 eight car half units to permit expanded Eurostar operations. Unlike Class 373 these have distributed power equipment/power bogies throughout the length of the train, which is now agreed for operation through the Channel Tunnel. 374011/12 were displayed at St Pancras International on 13th/14th November 2014 to launch thenew trains to the press, although they were then not expected in service until the end of 2015. An order for an additional 14 half sets was announced in November 2014. All are now inservice and form the backbone of Eurostar services.
10-car units
n/a n/a 700/0 Bombardier "Adventra" series. 60 ten car suburban units for South Western Railway due into service in 2021. These replace SWR classes 455/7, 455/8, 455/9 456, 458/5 and 707, the entire suburban fleet.
12-car units
n/a n/a 700/1 Siemens "Desiro City" 20m dual voltage/pickup units. These used the new six digit car numbering scheme. Fifty five 12 car units ordered for expanded Thameslink operations to replace Classes 319, 377/5 and 387. Also permitting a cascade of other Class 377 units, plus re-deployment of Class 317, 321, 365 units currently used by Govia Thameslink Railway. Controversially with high-density uncomfortable suburban accommodation but used on long distance cross London workings. See also Class 700/1.

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Trailer units
SR/BR(S)
Code
Pre-TOPS
Code(s)
TOPS
Code(s)
Description Notes
TLV 422/2 499 Trailer Luggage Van. Ex-BGs with through-wiring to work in multiple with MLVs and 4-Ceps.
3-TC 442/1 492 BR Mk1 gangwayed trailer units. See also 4-TC, 4-Rep, 4-TCB & 5-TCB. Converted from loco hauled stock. Introduced 1967. All 2nd Class. Augmented with T-F to 4-TC in 1974. For Waterloo-Bournemouth/Weymouth push-pull services
4-TC 442/2 491/438 BR Mk1 gangwayed trailer units. See also 3-TC, 4-Rep, 4-TCB & 5-TCB. Converted from loco hauled stock. Introduced 1966/67 and 1974. For Waterloo-Bournemouth/Weymouth push-pull services, subsquently also used on other non electrified services.
4-TCB n/a 492/498 BR Mk1 gangwayed trailer units. See also 3-TC, 4-TC & 5-TCB.Temporary formation during withdrawals of 4-Rep units. 4-TC with loco hauled buffet car inserted in place of FK.
5-TCB n/a 492/498 BR Mk1 gangwayed trailer units. See also 3-TC, 4-TC & 4-TCB.Temporary formation during withdrawals of 4-Rep units. 4-TC with loco hauled buffet car inserted into normal formation.
6-TC n/a n/a Experimental 6 car gangwayed trailer unit. 1966-7. Coaches from 4-Cor units. Set 601.
7-TC n/a n/a Non-gangwayed trailer unit for Oxted line using redundant emu coaches. c.1964. Driving cars from 2-Bil + 5 trailers from 4-Sub units,one converted to composite. Set number 900, later 701.
n/a n/a 488/2 BR airconditioned Mk2 gangwayed trailer units. See also EMU Class 489 and loco 73/2. Converted 1983 from loco hauled stock for Gatwick Express push-pull services. Formation TFOH-TSOH.
n/a n/a 488/3 BR airconditioned Mk2 gangwayed trailer units. See also EMU Class 489 and loco 73/2. Converted 1983 from loco hauled stock for Gatwick Express push-pull services. Formation TSOH-TSO-TSOH.
n/a n/a n/a 2 car close coupled trailers for use with pairs of 3 car LSWR 1915 suburban units. Trailer 3rd + trailer composite.
n/a n/a n/a 2 car close coupled trailers for use with pairs of 3 car 1925 suburban units. SR stock. Trailer 3rd + trailer 3rd.
n/a n/a n/a General Managers Saloon. Converted 1969 from stored buffet car ex-6B unit 1031. Can work in multiple with D/EMUs (except 4-Sub and Class 508), Class 73 and Class 33/1.

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Service Stock formed from SR/BR(S) multiple units.
SR/BR(S)
Code
TOPS
Code
Former BR(S)
Code
Former TOPS
Code
Description/Notes
Class 920
n/a 920 001 2Pep 446 Withdrawn from SR stock September 1974. Became test unit for Class 313 & 314. 97430 ex-64300+975431 (new) +975432 ex-64301. 975430 scrapped February 1987, 975432 scrapped April 1987.
Class 930/0
n/a 930 001-017 2-EPB 416/1 2 car Sandite/Deicing units.
n/a 930 030-034 2-EPB 416/2 2 car Sandite/Deicing units.
n/a 930 078-079 2-EPB 416/2 Sandite/Deicing trailers - work with Class 317 & 319 emus.
n/a 930 082 4-Cep 411/4 3 car Route Learning unit.
Class 930/1
n/a 930 101 2-EPB 416/2 2-car Tractor unit.
n/a 930 102 2-EPB 416 Sandite unit.
Class 930/2
n/a 930 201-206 2-EPB 416/2 2 car Sandite/Deicing units.
Class 930/3
n/a 930 301 3H 205 3 car Sandite/Deicing unit. Ex-4Sub trailer 977364 substitutes for Class 205 trailer as required.
Class 931
n/a 931 001-002 2-EPB 416/2 2 car Route Learning units.
n/a 931 062 2-EPB 416/2 2 car Carriage Cleaning Fluid unit.
n/a 931 090 MLV 419 Tractor unit (ex-MLV 68010).
n/a 931 092 MLV 419 Tractor unit (ex-MLV 68002).
n/a 931 094 MLV 419 Tractor unit (ex-MLV 68004).
n/a 931 095 MLV 419 Tractor unit (ex-MLV 68005).
n/a 931 098 MLV 419 Tractor unit (ex-MLV 68009).
n/a 9003/7/9 MLV 419 Tractor units (ex-MLVs) not renumbered.
n/a 931 092 MLV 419 2-car Tractor unit.
Class 932
n/a 932 021 2EPB 416/2 2 car Tractor unit. 977304 ex-65317+977305 ex-65322.
n/a 932 053 2-EPB 416/2 2 car Test unit. 977505 ex-65321 + 977508 ex-77112.
n/a 932 054 2-EPB 416/2 2 car Test unit. 977506 ex-65323 + 977508 ex-65319.
n/a 932 080 4-Cep 411 2 car Tractor unit. 977395 ex-61035 + [70302] + 977396 ex-61392.
n/a 932 081 4-Cep 411 3 car Tractor unit (ran as 1500): 61389+70302+61388. Later ran as 2 car Tractor unit 977397 ex-61388+977398 ex-61389.
n/a 932 545 4-Cep 411 3 car Test unit.
n/a 932 620 4-Cep 411 4-car Test unit. (was 3 car unit). 61948+70653+70660+61949.
Unclassified Vehicles
n/a 62287 4-Cig 421 Ultrasonic test train coach converted from a 4-Cig MBSO.
n/a 62384 4-Cig 421 Ultrasonic test train coach converted from a 4-Cig MBSO.
n/a 64664 n/a 508 EMU translator vehicle converted from a former class 508 DMSO. Works with 64707.
n/a 64707 n/a 508 EMU translator vehicle converted from a former class 508 DMSO. Works with 64664.
n/a 68501 GLV 489 EMU translator vehicle converted from a former GLV that had previously been converted to a de-icing vehicle. Of 2Hap DMBSO origin.
n/a 68504 GLV 489 EMU translator vehicle converted from a former GLV that had previously been converted to a de-icing vehicle. Of 2Hap DMBSO origin.
n/a 975032     "Mars" Experimental stock ex-75165.
n/a 975025 6B 203 General Manager's/Inspection saloon. Ex-Buffet car 60755. Now named "Caroline".
n/a 975386 6B 203 ATP Test Coach "Laboratory 4" "Hastings". Ex-Buffet car 60750.
n/a 977335 4-TC 438 Generator Coach. Works with 999550.
n/a 999602 4-Rep 432 Ultrasonic Test unit. Operates with 977391/2.
n/a 976287 4-TC 438 Test Train for international services.
n/a 977686 4-TC 438 Test Train for international services.
n/a 977763 4-TC 438 Test Train for international services.
n/a 977764 4-TC 438 Test Train for international services.
n/a 977685 4-TC 438 Test Train for international services.
n/a 977684 4-TC 438 Test Train for international services.
n/a 999602 4-Rep 432 Ultrasonic test train coaches converted from former 4-Rep MSO.
n/a 999605 4-Rep 432 Ultrasonic test train coaches converted from former 4-Rep MSO.
n/a 999606 4-Cig 432 Ultrasonic test train coaches converted from former 4-Rep MSO.
Service Units not Classified by TOPS
001 n/a 2-Hal n/a Deicing unit. 70268+70273 Ex-10726/10500.
002 n/a 4-Lav n/a Deicing unit. 70270+70272. Ex-10497/99.
002 n/a 4-Lav n/a ADS70269/71 ex-10764/10498. Deicing unit. Converted Oct 1968, cond Dec 1979.
003 n/a 4-Sub 405 975594 ex-12658+975595 ex-10994.
005 n/a 4-Sub 405 975588 ex-10981+975589 ex-10982.
S15 n/a 4-Sub 405 DS 70057/58 ex-8420/73. Mobile Electrical Equipment Test unit. Converted Feb 1961, cond Mar 1970.
S92>011 n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70173 ex-8457. Replacement for DS70044 in S92. Converted Jul 1962, cond Sep 1979.
S93>012 n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70090/91 ex-8446/45 Deicing unit. Converted Aug 1960, cond Aug 1977.
S94>013 n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70092/93 ex-8463/64. Deicing unit. Converted Sep 1960, cond Jul 1980.
S95>014 n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70094/95 ex-8453/54. Deicing unit. Converted Sep 1960, cond. May 1979.
S96>015 n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70096/97 ex-8433/34. Deicing unit. Converted Sep 1960, cond Nov 1979.
S97>016 n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70098/99 ex-8471/72. Deicing unit. Converted Sep 1960, cond. Dec 1981.
S98>017 n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70100/01 ex-8467/68. Deicing unit. Converted Sep 1960, cond Nov 1977.
S99>018 n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70102/03 ex-8422/21. Deicing unit. Converted Oct 1960, cond. Sep 1979.
S100>019 n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70104/05 ex-8430/65. Deicing unit. Converted Nov 1960, cond Nov 1977.
S101>020 n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70106/07 ex-8427/23. Deicing unit. Converted Nov 1960, cond. Sep 1979.
022 n/a 2-Hal n/a Stores unit 70315+70318 Ex-10731/87.
023 n/a 2-Hal n/a Stores unit 70316+70317 Ex-10742/60.
056 n/a 4-Pep 445 975848 ex-64303+975845 ex-62427+975846 ex-62428+ 975847 ex-64302.
057 n/a 4-Pep 445 975644 ex-64301+97849 ex-62426+97580 ex-62429+975851 ex-64304.
062 n/a 6S 201 Sandite unit (could be used as Tractor unit). Ex-60002/3.
1067 n/a 3H 205 977698 ex-60152 + 977699 ex-60153.
1069 n/a 3H 205 977939 ex-60145 + 977870 ex-60660.
n/a n/a 2-Bil n/a DS70231/2 ex-10603/12060. Test unit, Derby TC. Converted Jul 1970, cond Oct 1972.
n/a n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70050 ex-10392. Trailer Deicing Coach.
n/a n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70051 ex-10399. Trailer Deicing coach.
n/a n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70086 ex-10397. Trailer Deicing Coach.
n/a n/a 4-Sub 405 ADS70087 ex-10400. Trailer Deicing Coach.

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