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High Speed Train 125 Set - Special Anniversary Edition

U.K.

High Speed Train 125 Set - Special Anniversary Edition

Years Released: 1996 (Train Set Year pages)
Set released for 1 year.

Train Set: High Speed Train 125 Set - Special Anniversary Edition
Category: Train Sets
Train Sets
Model Information: Contents include: Oval of track, Plug-in Transformer, Train Controller and Power Clip, Trackmat.
Sets Produced: * 1,100
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
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1996

1996
Model Ranking:
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Previous: 1468 - August 2017
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Train Set Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1996 R.897 1996
High Speed Train 125 Set - Special Anniversary Edition

Limited Edition

YEAR LIMITED
1996 First 5,000 numbered certificate

Train Set Items (4)

MODEL NO. LIVERY
Class 253 HST Power And Dummy Power Car - Intercity
Released: 1996
43154 43193 B.R. Inter City Swallow
B.R. Mk.3 Tourist Class Coach
Released: 1996
42220 B.R. Inter City Swallow
B.R. Mk.3 Tourist Class Coach
Released: 1996
42230 B.R. Inter City Swallow
B.R. Mk.3 Restaurant Buffet Car (TRUB)
Released: 1996
40754 B.R. Inter City Swallow

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Train Set Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1996 This year marks the 20th Anniversay of the High Speed Train. Eighty-two Power Cars were built between the years of 1976 to 1982 and they provide the tractive effort to pull trains made up of Mark 3 coaches on some of British Rails premier InterCity services. So succesful is the design thar it was an HST that broke the world speed record for diesel traction in 1973 when the train reached a speed of 143 mph (230 km/h) between Northallerton and Thirsk, in Yorkshire.
The set comprises of a power car and dummy power car which both have headlights that illuminate in the direction of travel and three coaches one of which is a buffet car. A Hornby TrakMat is also included.
This Special Anniversary Edition train set will also include, in the first 5,000 produced, a numbered commemorative certificate, outlining a brief history of the High Speed Train.

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R.897 - High Speed Train 125 Set - Special Anniversary Edition - 1996
R.897 High Speed Train 125 Set - Special Anniversary Edition - 1996


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