|Number built:||103 (51 3-car sets)|
|Motor:||Cummins OSK19 diesel per car|
|Power:||2, 250 hp (1, 680 kW)|
|Formation:||Driving Motor Composite Lavatory (DMCL)+Motor Standard
Lavatory (MSL)+Driving Motor Standard (DMS)
The Class 185s are low-density stock designed for cross country routes with 2+2 seating arrangement in Standard and 2+1 in first. They are designed for high performance (100mp/h operation) though also have excess power to handle hilly routes.
All are currently operated by Trans Pennine Express though some have been loaned out to Northern.
|TPE 185 123 at York|
|TPE 184 144 at Manchester Oxford Road|
|TPE 185 114 passes the NRM York viewing platform|
|Unidentified TPE example at Darlington|
|185 121 in older First TPE livery at Liverpool Lime Street|
|TPE 185 120 approaches York|
 Colin J. Marsden, DMU and EMU Recognition Guide (Ian Allan, 2013) p. 168