Train Set Details

Task Force Action Set

U.K.

Task Force Action Set

Years Released: 1982 1983 (Train Set Year pages)
Set released for 2 years.

Train Set: Task Force Action Set
Category: Train Sets
Train Sets
Model Information: Set includes mains controller. Also available R.579, same set without mains controller.
Sets Produced: * 2,600
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1982 1983

1982 1983
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Train Set Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1982 R.580 1982
Task Force Action Set
1983 R.580 1983
Task Force Action Set

Train Set Items (4)

MODEL NO. LIVERY
Diesel Locomotive
Released: 1982 1983
17 ---
Tank Transporter with Missile-firing Tank
Released: 1982 1983
None ---
Operating Helicopter Car
Released: 1982 1983 1984 1985
None ---
Exploding Rocket Car
Released: 1982 1983
455 ---

Train Set Photos & Notes (1)

DATE TYPE TITLE AUTHOR
18 Feb 2020 Photo Task Force Action Set Box Photo Phil Morris

Task Force Action Set Box Photo

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Train Set Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1982 Includes Oval of First Radius Track and a Power Connecting Clip. First the Rocket Car is prepared by setting its spring-loaded exploding gear. The helicopter launch mechanism is wound up. The Fire the Tank mounted missiles, Explode the Rocket Car.
1983 Includes oval of 1st Radius Track including Railer-Uncoupler Track, Power Connecting Clip and Mains Power Controller. Its all systems go with this exciting action set. Marvellous fun for the whole family.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1982 £44.95

Catalogue Images (2)

R.580 - Task Force Action Set - 1982
R.580 Task Force Action Set - 1982

R.580 - Task Force Action Set - 1983
R.580 Task Force Action Set - 1983


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