South West Trains EMUs to get AC traction equipment

South West Trains Class 455 electric multiple-unit.

UK: Porterbrook Leasing has awarded Vossloh Kiepe UK a £40m contract to supply solid-state inverters and AC traction motors to replace electro-mechanical control equipment and DC motors on the 91 Class 455 electric multiple-units operated by South West Trains on the 750 V DC third rail network serving London Waterloo.

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