Class 159 Three-Coach

Class 159 Three-Coach Diesel Multiple Unit

Year built 1989-1992 (1591xx), 1992 (1590xx)
Number of units 8, numbered 159101-159108 during 2007
22, numbered 159001-159022
Number of seats (total) 170 Standard (+two ”tip up”),23/24 First
Air conditioned Yes
Routes operated London Waterloo to Exeter/Paignton/Plymouth/Penzance
Number of designated spaces for wheelchair users One, plus capacity for further wheelchair users in other areas of the train
Other facilities for passengers with disabilities One accessible toilet
Passenger information Audible announcements only.  Screens for visual announcements to be fitted in 2007