The Class 489s were gutted internally and had rebuilt bodysides with 3 pairs of swing doors on either side. One end of the unit has a gangway to allow the guard full access to the train though the driving end does not.
|Built:||1983 (conversion) 1956 (original)|
|Engine:||2 EE507 traction motors (660-750v DC third rail)|
|Power:||500 hp (370 kW)|
|Formation:||Gatwick Luggage Van (GLV)|
Following withdrawal half the class have been preserved though none are in running order with 3 also serving with Network Rail as de-icing units. Two of the preserved Class 489s are on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway where they serve as a buffet and a museum!
|9101 at Wirksworth|
|9107 at Wirksworth|
|Corridor end of 9101|
 Colin J Marsden, DMU and EMU Recognition Guide (Ian Allan, 2013) p. 372
 Brian Haresnape & Alec Swain, Third Rail DC Electric Multiple Units (Ian Allan, 1989) p. 89