|English Multiple Unit Photos
Class 158 Diesel Multiple Unit
|UK Class 158 2-car diesel units using hydraulic transmissions in service
with Wales & West using the Alphaline branding. Built between 1991
& 1992, each DMSL (driving motor second lavatory) is powered by a
Perkins 260 kW diesel for a total rating of 520kW, 700 hp. Top speed is 90 mph,
145 km/h and these Alphaline units seat 134 second class passengers.
Wales & West unit 158817 waits at Brighton with a train to Cardiff on Friday September 22nd, 2000.