CLASS 159

Number range: 159001-159022
Introduced: 1992-1993
Built by: BREL Derby, fitted out by Rosyth Dockyard
Formation: DMCL+MSL+DMSL
Vehicle numbers: DMCL - 53873-52894
MSL - 58718-58739
DMSL - 57873-57894
Vehicle length: 76ft 1 3/4in (23.21m)
Height: 12ft 6in (3.81m)
Width: 9ft 3 1/4in (2.82m)
Seating: Total - 24F/172S
DMCL - 24F/28S
MSL - 72S
DMSL - 72S
Internal layout: 2+1F/2+2S
Gangway: Throughout
Toilets: DMCL, DMSL, MSL - 1
Weight: Total - 114.3 tonnes
DMCL - 38 5 tonnes
MSL - 38 tonnes
DMSL - 37.8 tonnes
Brake type: Air EP
Bogie type: Powered - BREL P4-4
Trailer - BREL T4-4
Power unit: 1 x Cummins NTA855R3 per vehicle
Transmission: Hydraulic
Transmission type: Voith T211r
Horsepower (total): 1,200hp
Max speed: 90mph (145km/h)
Coupling type: Tightlock/BSI
Multiple restriction: 14x, 15x, 170 series
Door type: Bi-parting swing plug
Special features: TPWS
Body structure: Welded aluminium

Last modified 24/04/06