Class 172

A special incarnation of Bombardier’s Turbostar range, the Class 172 comes in a variety of options depending on its location. In the West Midlands, the class is used on a wide variety of operations out of Birmingham Moor Street and Snow Hill, distinguishable by its front-end gangways, while Class 172’s also see work elsewhere with Chiltern and London Overground.


Working the 2D40 from Stourbridge Junction to Stratford-upon-Avon is London Midland Class 172, 172335.


Working empty stock and wrong line through Birmingham Moor Street with the 5G52 Birmingham Snow Hill to Birmingham Moor Street is Chiltern Railways Class 172, 172102.


Arriving into Birmingham Snow Hill with the 2D34 Stourbridge Junction to Stratford-on-Avon is London Midland Class 172, 172342.