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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 507/508 - Merseytravel

Type Regional Passenger
Class 507/508
Manufacturer / Model BREL Suburban EMU
Fleet Size 32 x 3-car units (Class 507), 27 x 3-car units (Class 508)
Year of Build 1978 - 80
Construction Steel underframe and structure, aluminium alloy body and roof skin
Length 20.18m
Width 2.82 m
Weight 37.0t (BDMS), 25.5t (TS), 35.5t (DMS)
Transmission N/A
Traction Motors 4 x GEC G310AZ of 82.125kW per motor car
Bogies BX1P (motor), BX1T (trailer)
Engines N/A
Maximum Speed 75 mph
Traction Type 750V DC Third Rail
Couplers Tightlock. Bar coupling within unit
Builder BREL York
Brakes Disc and rheostatic
Seating 2+2 facing
Gangways Flexible diaphragm within unit (plus emergency end doors only)
Doors Sliding at 1/3, 2/3 positions
Other Features
Route Availability 1
Interoperability Class 507 and 508
Formation Operate as 3-car units (BDMS-TS-DMS).