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B.R. High Speed Train (Class 43 - Granite City - City Of Discovery)

U.K.
43040 43041

B.R. High Speed Train (Class 43 - Granite City - City Of Discovery)

Years Released: 2007 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: B.R. High Speed Train (Class 43 - Granite City - City Of Discovery)
Running Number: 43040 43041
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: Coach running numbers: 12116 12117
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

2007

2007
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Inter City Swallow Grey
B.R. Inter City Swallow Grey
Livery Details: Grey 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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Previous: 1037 - January 2017
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Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2007 R.2613 2007
B.R. High Speed Train (Class 43 - Granite City - City Of Discovery)

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YEAR INFORMATION
2007 When first introduced onto the main line the Paxman-Valenta powered HSTs brought a new and distinctive excitement to high speed rail travel to the 1970s. Initially nicknamed “Flying Bananas” by rail enthusiasts because of the blue and yellow livery chosen for the power units, the HSTs soon epitomized what was said at that time as being “the age of the train”. In 1986 British Rail introduced a dramatically different Executive livery onto their High Speed Trains bringing a totally fresh look to the whole of the InterCity fleet and service. The Power Cars in this pack are fitted with headlights which illuminate in the direction of travel. Note that this train is only suitable to run on second radius curved track or greater.

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R.2613 - B.R. High Speed Train (Class 43 - Granite City - City Of Discovery) - 2007
R.2613 B.R. High Speed Train (Class 43 - Granite City - City Of Discovery) - 2007


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