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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 317 - Govia Thameslink Great Northern, Abellio Greater Anglia, LOROL, Arriva Rail London

Type Regional Passenger
Class 317/3, /5, /6, /7 and /8
Manufacturer / Model BREL Outer Suburban EMU/ex-Stansted Express EMU
Fleet Size 72 x 4-car units
Year of Build 1981 - 82 (317/3, /5, /7 and /8); 1985 - 87 (317/6)
Construction Steel
Length 20.13 m (DTS & DTC), 20.18 m (ATC & PMS)
Width 2.82 m
Weight 29.5t (DTSA), 49.0t (MSO), 29.0t (TCO), 29.5t (DTSB)
Transmission N/A
Traction Motors 4 x GEC G315BZ of 247.5 kW each per motor car
Bogies BP20 (motor), BT13 (trailer)
Engines N/A
Maximum Speed 100 mph
Traction Type 25kV AC Overhead EMU
Couplers Tightlock. Bar coupling within unit
Builder BREL York/Derby
Brakes Disc
Seating 3+2 (2+2 in 1st class) 267/234 Std and 22/24 1st class seats per unit
Gangways Flexible diaphragm throughout.
Doors Sliding at 1/3, 2/3 positions
Other Features Pressure heating and ventilation. Passenger Information System. CCTV; 317/7 air conditioned; 317/7 & /8 luggage racks
Route Availability 1
Interoperability Class 318-323
Formation Operate as 4-car units (DTSA/O-MSO-TCO-DTSB/O) with 2 toilets in ATC vehicle.