Model Details

B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 Train Pack

U.K.
43072 43051

B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 Train Pack

Years Released: 1988 1989 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 Train Pack
Running Number: 43072 43051
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: Pack contains R.797 Power Car, R.798 Dummy Power Car and R.420 Mk3 2nd Class Coach. Exhaust baffles fitted to roofs.
Length of each power car - 9 1/2 inches - 24.2cm.
* 4,200 solo models produced and 58,000 in sets.
Models Produced: * 62,200
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1988 1989

1988 1989
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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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1988 R.397 1988
B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 Train Pack
1989 R.397 1989
B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 Train Pack

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1988 1989 High Speed Train Set

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
106 4 Wheel Powered Bogies June 1978
106 (Back) 4 Wheel Powered Bogies - Back June 1978
108 HST Power Car - R.069 June 1978
108 (Back) HST Power Car - R.069 - Back June 1978

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1989 Both power cars have headlamps which light up in the direction of travel, as on the real train. Driving cabs have detailed interiors and exhaust baffles are fitted to roofs.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1988 £39.27
1989 £40.65

Catalogue Images (2)

R.397 - B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 Train Pack  - 1988
R.397 B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 Train Pack - 1988

R.397 - B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 Train Pack  - 1989
R.397 B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 Train Pack - 1989


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