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158817 at Brighton
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.

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Last Updated: January 17, 2017
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