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

Type Regional Passenger
Class 158
Manufacturer / Model BREL Express Sprinter
Fleet Size 75 x 2-car units
Year of Build 1989 - 92
Construction Welded aluminium
Length 22.57 m
Width 2.70 m
Weight 38.5t (DMSLA), 38.5t (DMSLB)
Transmission Voith T211rz or T211rzz hydraulic and Gmeinder GM 190 final drive.
Traction Motors N/A
Bogies P4-4 (power), T4-4 (trailer)
Engines Cummins NTA855R1, 350 hp at 2100 rpm or Cummins NTA855R3, 400 hp at 1900 rpm, or Perkins 2006-TWH 350hp at 2100 rpm
Maximum Speed 90 mph
Traction Type DMU
Couplers BSI
Builder BREL Derby
Brakes Disc
Seating 2+2 facing/unidirectional (138 seats per unit)
Gangways Flexible diaphragm throughout
Doors Twin-leaf swing plug at each end
Other Features Public address, air conditioned
Route Availability 1
Interoperability Other Sprinters, Pacers and Turbostars
Formation Operate as 2-car units ((DMSLA-DMSLB) with toilet in both vehicles