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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 156 - Abellio Scotrail, Northern Rail (by Arriva), East Midlands Trains

Type Regional Passenger
Class 156
Manufacturer / Model Metro-Cammell Super Sprinter
Fleet Size 76 x 2-car units
Year of Build 1987-89
Construction Steel
Length 23.03m
Width 2.73m
Weight 38.6t (DMSL), 36.1t (DMS)
Transmission Voith T211r hydraulic and Gmeinder GM190 final drive
Traction Motors N/A
Bogies P3-10 (power), BT38 (trailer)
Engines Cummins NT855R5, 285 hp at 2100 rpm
Maximum Speed 75 mph
Traction Type DMU
Couplers BSI
Builder Metro-Cammell
Brakes Tread
Seating 2+2 facing/unidirectional (163 seats per unit)
Gangways Flexible diaphragm throughout
Doors Single leaf sliding at each end
Other Features Public Address, CCTV, Passenger Information System
Route Availability 1
Interoperability Other Sprinters, Pacers and Turbostars
Formation Operate as 2-car units (DMSL-DMS) with toilet in one vehicle.