Train Set Details

Blue Rapier

U.K.

Blue Rapier

Years Released: 2010 2011 (Train Set Year pages)
Set released for 2 years. (Model may have been released after 2011)

Train Set: Blue Rapier
Category: Train Sets
Train Sets
Model Information: Contents:
Driver Trailer (Motorised)
Driver Trailer (Non-Motorised)
2 open coaches
(NB. Both vehicles have non-working pantographs)
Track:
3rd Radius Starter Oval
Track Pack A (with point and buffer stop)
P9000W Wall Plug Transformer
R8250 Train Controller
R8206 Power Track
Hornby MidiMat (1600 x 1270)
Sets Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

2010 2011

2010 2011
Model Ranking:
Current: 870 - September 2017
Previous: 1076 - August 2017
Movement: (+206)

Train Set Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2010 R.1139 2010
Blue Rapier
2011 R.1139 2011
Blue Rapier

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YEAR INFORMATION
2010 Commuter travel entered a new age during 2009 when the sleek and revolutionary Hitachi Class 395 entered service. This new state of the art train with its twin power source motors quickly became the train of choice for those commuters who use the Southeastern service to London every day, saving those in the extremities of the service as much as 30 minutes or more of travel time. The specially prepared three vehicle model in this set is resplendent in the distinctive blue livery of the prototype and is justifiably named the “Blue Rapier”. Additional RailRoad coaches are available to extend the train to a full 6 car unit. (See page 118). Both power and dummy cars have headlights that operate in the direction of travel. The track circuit fits easily on the 1600 x 1270cm MidiMat and by adding Hornby Track Packs and Accessory Packs can soon be developed into a very effective model railway layout.
2011 Commuter travel entered a new age during 2009 when the sleek and revolutionary Hitachi Class 395 entered service. This state of the art train with its twin power source motors quickly became the train of choice for those commuters who use the Southeastern service to London every day, saving those in the extremities of the service as much as 30 minutes or more of travel time. The specially prepared three vehicle model in this set is resplendent in the distinctive blue livery of the prototype and is justifiably named the “Blue Rapier”. Additional RailRoad coaches are available to extend the train to a full 6 car unit. (See page 143). Both power and dummy cars have headlights that operate in the direction of travel. The track circuit fits easily on the 1600 x 1180mm MidiMat and by adding Hornby Track Packs and accessory packs can soon be developed into a very effective model railway layout.

Catalogue Images (2)

R.1139 - Blue Rapier - 2010
R.1139 Blue Rapier - 2010

R.1139 - Blue Rapier - 2011
R.1139 Blue Rapier - 2011


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