Model Details

Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus

U.K.
55719 55765

Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus

Years Released: 1996 1997 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus
Running Number: 55719 55765
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: * 1,800
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1996 1997

1996 1997
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railbus Dark Grey
B.R. Railbus Dark Grey
Livery Details: Dark grey with a red stripe, upper panels white around the windows. Dark grey 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:
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Previous: 928 - April 2017
Movement: (-518)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1996 R.451 1996
Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus
1997 R.451 1997
Class 142 Pacer 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
1996 Sporting the distinctive livery of the Greater Manchester PTE, this ever popular class first entered traffic in the middle 1980s and is still going strong. The motive power is provided by a Type 7 motor mounted in one of the units. Detail is in abundance with the seating, flush fitting windows and over 5000 rivets all perfectly visible. Destination labels are included.
1997 This very successful class first entered service in the middle 1980s and is still going strong. Livery of the Greater Manchester PTE places it in the period 1993 onwards. Model has seating, flush windows and more than 5000 visible rivets. Destination labels are included with the set. Power is Type 7 motor mounted in one of the units.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1996 Type 7
1997 Type 7

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1996 £52.99

Catalogue Images (2)

R.451 - Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - 1996
R.451 Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - 1996

R.451 - Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - 1997
R.451 Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - 1997


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