Model Details

Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836)

U.K.
43196 43162

Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836)

Years Released: 2008 2009 2010 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836)
Running Number: 43196 43162
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: Length per vehicle: 235mm.
R.2704X is DCC fitted.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

2008 2009 2010

2008 2009 2010
Company: VT - Virgin Trains
Logo: Virgin Logo
Logo Years: ---
Virgin Trains
Livery: Virgin Red
Virgin Red
Livery Details: Red with black ends and three distinct white stripes.
Company Information: Virgin Trains was formed during the privatisation of British Rail.

Model Ranking:
Current: 1086 - February 2020
Previous: 1340 - January 2020
Movement: (+254)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2008 R.2704 2008
Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836)
2009 R.2704 2009
Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836)
2010 R.2704 2010
Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836)

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
2008 An iconic train linked with an instantly recognised livery! Virgin Trains have been a force on the rail network for several years offering a dynamic service and using dynamic trains. The Virgin HSTs were once a common sight on the West Coast Main Line between 1996 and 2004, and for many these trains were the ideal synergy between two instantly recognized design icons.
2009 The powerful Hornby Class 43 HST drive and dummy units are a superb match for the Hornby Mk3 coaches. Each drive and dummy unit benefits from the latest in design and production techniques with detail features both inside and outside of the model being reproduced to the finest degree. The power in the drive unit is supplied by a centrally mounted five pole skew wound motor which is connected to both bogies for maximum tractive effort. Both units have lights which illuminate in the direction of travel when used with analogue control, however when used with a digital unit these lights can be operated independently.
2010 An iconic train linked with an instantly recognized livery! Virgin Trains have been a force on the rail network for several years offering a dynamic service and using dynamic trains. The Virgin HST’d were once a common sight on the West Coast Main Line between 1996 and 2004, and for many these trains were the ideal synergy between two instantly recognized design icons.

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R.2704 - Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836) - 2008
R.2704 Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836) - 2008

R.2704 - Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836) - 2009
R.2704 Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836) - 2009

R.2704 - Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836) - 2010
R.2704 Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836) - 2010


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