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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 4,300 rail vehicles representing about 34% of the UK's passenger rolling stock.

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

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

Class 43 - Abellio Scotrail, Arriva Cross Country, Grand Central, Great Western Railway, LNER

Type High Speed
Class 43
Manufacturer / Model BREL Paxman High Speed Train Power Car
Fleet Size 119 power cars
Year of Build 1975-82
Construction Steel
Length 17.79 m
Width 2.74 m
Weight 70.25t
Transmission N/A
Traction Motors Brush TMH68-46, or GEC G417AZ, frame mounted
Bogies BP10
Engines MTU 16V4000R41R of 2250 hp at 1500 rpm, or Paxman 12VP185 of 2100 hp at 1500 rpm
Maximum Speed 125 mph
Traction Type Diesel Electric
Couplers Alliance
Builder BREL Crewe
Brakes Tread
Gangways N/A
Doors N/A
Other Features Three phase electric train supply
Route Availability 5
Interoperability Within class, jumpers at non-driving end only
Formation Operate at each end of a rake of MK3 HST trailers