Model Details

Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - Greater Manchester

U.K.
55604 55554

Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - Greater Manchester

Years Released: 1988 1989 1990 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - Greater Manchester
Running Number: 55604 55554
Category: Train Packs
Train Packs
Locomotive Class: Class 142 Railbus
Class 142 Railbus
Designer: British Railways
Class Information: Known as a Pacer or a Skipper.
Purpose: Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: BO
BO
Model Information: Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive. Both vehicles are powered and alternative destination labels included.
Length of twin set - 15 3/4 inches - 40.1cm.
Models Produced: * 4,400
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1988 1989 1990

1988 1989 1990
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railbus Orange
B.R. Railbus Orange
Livery Details: Livery for the Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive. Orange with brown lower trimmings and white upper trimmings. Yellow cab ends with black window trimming.
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 (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1988 R.297 1988
Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - Greater Manchester
1989 R.297 1989
Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - Greater Manchester
1990 R.297 1990
Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - Greater Manchester

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
141 Class 142 Pacer Twin Rail Bus June 1988
141A Class 142 Pacer Twin Rail Bus (4 wheel pickup from sept 1989) October 1989

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Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1988 Type 7
1989 Type 7
1990 Type 7

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1988 £32.61
1989 £33.55

Catalogue Images (3)

R.297 - Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - Greater Manchester - 1988
R.297 Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - Greater Manchester - 1988

R.297 - Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - Greater Manchester - 1989
R.297 Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - Greater Manchester - 1989

R.297 - Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - Greater Manchester - 1990
R.297 Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus - Greater Manchester - 1990


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