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First Great Western Trains High Speed Train

U.K.
43042 43029

First Great Western Trains High Speed Train

Years Released: 2002 2003 2004 2005 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: First Great Western Trains High Speed Train
Running Number: 43042 43029
Category: Train Packs
Train Packs
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: ---
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

2002 2003 2004 2005

2002 2003 2004 2005
Company: GW - First Great Western
Logo: GW Logo
Logo Years: ---
First Great Western
Livery: GW Purple & Yellow
GW Purple & Yellow
Livery Details: Purple with yellow, white and pink trimming.
Company Information: ---

Model Ranking:
Current: 420 - October 2020
Previous: 860 - September 2020
Movement: (+440)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2002 R.2299 2002
First Great Western Trains High Speed Train
2003 R.2299 2003
First Great Western Trains High Speed Train
2004 R.2299 2004
First Great Western Trains High Speed Train
2005 R.2299 2005
First Great Western Trains High Speed Train

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YEAR INFORMATION
2003 First Great Western Trains were one of the first of the new privatized rail operators to commence service in February 1996 on routes out of Paddington and Waterloo to the West Country and South Wales. HSTs like this one provide FGWTs daytime services. Coaches are Hornbys scale length Mk.3s with running numbers exclusive to this pack. Coaches with other numbers are available to extend the train. The presentation of the locomotive and dummy power car is also special to the pack, including wheels blackened to match the new finish on the coach wheels. Model features working headlights that operate in the direction of travel. Note that this train is only suitable to run on second radius curved track or greater.
2004 First Great Western Trains were one of the first of the new privatized rail operators to commence service in February 1996 on routes out of Paddington and Waterloo to the West Country and South Wales. HSTs like this one provide FGWTs daytime services. Coaches are Hornbys scale length Mk.3s with running numbers exclusive to this pack. Coaches with other numbers are available to extend the train see page 92. The presentation of the locomotive and dummy power car is also special to the pack, including wheels blackened to match the new finish on the coach wheels. Model features working headlights that operate in the direction of travel. Note that this train is only suitable to run on second radius curved track or greater.
2005 First Great Western Trains were one of the first of the new privatized rail operators to commence service in February 1996 on routes out of Paddington and Waterloo to the West Country and South Wales. HSTs like this one provide FGWTs daytime services. Coaches are Hornbys scale length Mk.3s with running numbers exclusive to this pack. Coaches with other numbers are available to extend the train. The presentation of the locomotive and dummy power car is also special to the pack, including wheels blackened to match the new finish on the coach wheels. Model features working headlights that operate in the direction of travel. Note that this train is only suitable to run on second radius curved track or greater.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
2002 £85.00

Catalogue Images (4)

R.2299 - First Great Western Trains High Speed Train - 2002
R.2299 First Great Western Trains High Speed Train - 2002

R.2299 - First Great Western Trains High Speed Train - 2003
R.2299 First Great Western Trains High Speed Train - 2003

R.2299 - First Great Western Trains High Speed Train - 2004
R.2299 First Great Western Trains High Speed Train - 2004

R.2299 - First Great Western Trains High Speed Train - 2005
R.2299 First Great Western Trains High Speed Train - 2005


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