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Our Fleets

Since its creation in 1994 Angel Trains has invested substantially in new and refurbished rolling stock.

We now own and maintain over 4,600 rail vehicles representing about 37% of the UK's rail rolling stock.

Our fleet includes high-speed passenger trains, regional and commuter passenger multiple units and freight locomotives.

Please click on each class of rolling stock in our fleet for more details.

Class 442 - Southern Railways

Type Regional Passenger
Class 442
Manufacturer / Model BREL Wessex Express
Fleet Size 24 x 5-car units
Year of Build 1988 - 89
Construction Steel
Length 23.15 m/ 23.00 m
Width 2.74 m
Weight 38.5t (DTSA), 37.5t (TS), 55.0t (MLC), 37.8t (TSW), 37.3t (DTSB)
Transmission N/A
Traction Motors 4 x EE 546 of 300 kW each
Bogies BREL P7 (power), T3 (trailer)
Engines N/A
Maximum Speed 100 mph
Traction Type 750V DC Third Rail
Couplers Buckeye
Builder BREL Derby
Brakes Disc
Seating 2+2 unidirectional (266 Std) 1+2 facing (50 1st class)
Gangways Flexible diaphragm throughout.
Doors Swing plug (sliding plug at the leading ends of the DTS(A) and DTS(B))
Other Features Air Conditioned. 2 Toilets in TS and TSW vehicles and 1 in DTF and DTS vehicles. Wheelchair space in TSW vehicle
Route Availability 1
Interoperability Within Class only
Formation Operate as 5-car units DTS(A) – TS – MLC – TSW – DTS(B). Can operate in multiple as 10-car units