Model Details

Class 253 HST Power And Dummy Power Car - Intercity

U.K.
43154 43193

Class 253 HST Power And Dummy Power Car  - Intercity

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

Model: Class 253 HST Power And Dummy Power Car - Intercity
Running Number: 43154 43193
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 43
Class 43
Designer: British Railways
Class Information: HST Class 253 train sets were introduced on the Western Region in 1975. Subsequent success of design has seen the trains used through-out the Britain and still in use today. A modified XPT design was exported to Australia in 1982. Previously known as Class 253/254. More...
Weight: 70 tons
Purpose: High Speed Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: Length of each power car - 9 1/2 inches - 24.2cm.
Available only in train sets.
R number the same as train set. Also listed as having catalogue numbers R.3392 and R.3393 for the power and dummy cars.
Models Produced: * 1,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1996

1996
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Inter City Swallow
B.R. Inter City Swallow
Livery Details: White and dark grey with red and white lining and yellow cab ends.
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.

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Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1996 R.897 1996
Class 253 HST Power And Dummy Power Car - Intercity

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1996 High Speed Train 125 Set - Special Anniversary Edition

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
106 4 Wheel Powered Bogies June 1978
106 (Back) 4 Wheel Powered Bogies - Back June 1978
108 HST Power Car - R.069 June 1978
108 (Back) HST Power Car - R.069 - Back June 1978

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Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1996 Type 5 Ringfield

Catalogue Images (1)

R.897 - Class 253 HST Power And Dummy Power Car  - Intercity - 1996
R.897 Class 253 HST Power And Dummy Power Car - Intercity - 1996


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