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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 172/1 - Chiltern Railways

Type Regional Passenger
Class 172/1
Manufacturer / Model Bombardier Turbostar
Fleet Size 4 x 2-car units
Year of Build 2009 - 2010
Construction Welded aluminium bodies with bolted on steel ends
Length 23.62 m
Width 2.69 m
Weight 42.4t (DMSL), 41.85t (DMS)
Transmission ZF Ecomat 5HP902R transmission with ZF final drive
Traction Motors N/A
Bogies B5006 inside frame
Engines MTU 6H1800R83, 360kW (483 hp) at 1800rpm
Maximum Speed 100 mph
Traction Type DMU
Couplers BSI at outer ends, bar within unit.
Builder Bombardier, Derby
Brakes Disc
Seating 2+2 facing and unidirectional
Gangways Flexible diaphragm. Within unit only
Doors Twin-leaf sliding plug at 1/3, 2/3 positions
Other Features Public Address, Comfort Cooling, CCTV, Passenger Information System
Route Availability 1
Interoperability Other Sprinters, Pacers and Turbostars
Formation Operate as 2-car units (172/1 DMSL-DMS)