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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 166 - Great Western Railway

Type Regional Passenger
Class 166
Manufacturer / Model ABB Networker Express Turbo
Fleet Size 21 x 3-car units
Year of Build 1992 - 93
Construction Welded aluminium
Length 23.50 m (DMCL) 23.36 (MS)
Width 2.81 m
Weight 39.6t (DMCL(A)), 38.0t (MS), 39.6t (DMCL(B))
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 ABB York
Brakes Disc
Seating 3+2 and 2+2 facing/unidirectional (2+2 facing in 1st class). 224 Std and 32 1st class seats per unit
Gangways Flexible diaphragm. Within unit only
Doors Twin-leaf sliding plug at 1/3, 2/3 positions
Other Features Public Address, CCTV, Air Conditioning, Passenger Information System
Route Availability 1
Interoperability Class 166, 168, 170 and 172
Formation Operate as 3-car units (DMCL(A)-MS-DMCL(B)) with controlled emission toilet in both DMCL vehicles.