Model Details

Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus

U.K.
55606 55556

Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus

Years Released: 1992 1993 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus
Running Number: 55606 55556
Category: Train Packs
Train Packs
Locomotive Class: Class 142 Railbus
Class 142 Railbus
Designer: British Railways
Class Information: Known as a Pacer or a Skipper.
Purpose: Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: BO
BO
Model Information: Length of twin set - 15 3/4 inches - 40.1cm.
Models Produced: * 1,450
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1992 1993

1992 1993
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railbus Chocolate & Cream
B.R. Railbus Chocolate & Cream
Livery Details: Cream with a chocolate and white stripe. Black roof and yellow cab ends with black window trimming.
Company Information: British Railways came into existence in 1948 when the dominating four British railway companies amalgamated. Steam traction on British Railways ended in 1968 and the system was re-branded as British Rail.

Model Ranking:
Current: 2124 - June 2017
Previous: 1245 - May 2017
Movement: (-879)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1992 R.326 1992
Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus
1993 R.326 1993
Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
141A Class 142 Pacer Twin Rail Bus (4 wheel pickup from sept 1989) October 1989

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1992 As formally running in Devon and Cornwall. Each vehicle is powered by a Type 7 motor. Destination labels for Exeter, Plymouth, Truro, Newquay etc included.
1993 Class 142 vehicles in chocolate and cream livery were originally operated in Devon and Cornwall but the majority were later transferred to Newton Heath Depot between Manchester and Oldham. Each vehicle is powered by a Type 7 motor. A good selection of destination labels is included.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1992 Type 7
1993 Type 7

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1992 £46.50

Catalogue Images (2)

R.326 - Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus - 1992
R.326 Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus - 1992

R.326 - Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus - 1993
R.326 Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus - 1993


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