Class 158

The Class 158 fleet is leased to Arriva Rail North Limited  and covers most routes in the east, Calder Valley, York – Blackpool, Leeds – Nottingham, Leeds – Lincoln, Sheffield – Bridlington/Scarborough, Leeds – Huddersfield and York – Hull.

The fleet is currently configured as 10 x 2 car units and undergoing a series of modifications which include:

• Digital Train
• Wabasto Heaters
• PRM/PIS & Interior Refresh
• Swap out to Bar Couplers from Semi Auto


Features and facts

Manufacturer: BREL
Entry into service: 1991
Fleet size: 20 vehicles
Unit formation: DMSL-DMS
Unit seating capacity: Standard Class: 142, Tip Up: 9
Dimensions of unit: DMSL & DMS 23.23m
Traction Type: diesel
Maximum speed: 90mph
Maximum acceleration: 0.80 ms-2
Regenerative braking
Accessible: TSI PRM compliant
CET toilets: 1 x UAT
Passenger information system
At-seat power sockets
Overhead luggage storage
Bicycle storage