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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 165 - Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway

Type Regional Passenger
Class 165/0 and /1
Manufacturer / Model BREL Networker Turbo
Fleet Size 28 x 2-car units and 11 x 3-car units (165/0); 20 x 2-car units and 16 x 3-car units (165/1)
Year of Build 1990-91 (165/0); 1992 (165/1)
Construction Welded Aluminium
Length 23.50 m (DMCL/DMS), 23.25 m (MS)
Width 2.81 m
Weight 40.1t (DMSL), 37.0t (MS), 39.4t (DMS) (165/0); 38.0t (DMSL), 37.0t (MS), 37.0t (DMS)(165/1)
Transmission Voith T211rz hydraulic and Gmeinder GM190 final drive
Traction Motors N/A
Bogies P3-17 (power), T3-17 (trailer)
Engines Perkins 2006-TWH. 350 hp at 1900 rpm
Maximum Speed 90 mph
Traction Type DMU
Couplers BSI
Builder BREL York
Brakes Disc
Seating 3+2 facing/unidirectional (2+2 facing in 1st class). 170 Std, 16 1st class seats per 2-car unit. 264 std, 24 1st class seats per 3-car unit
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 Class 166, 168, 170 and 172
Formation Operate as 2-car unit (DMCL(A)-DMS) or 3-car unit (DMCL(B)-MS-DMS) with controlled emission toilet in one vehicle.