Model Year Details

2003 - Virgin High Speed Train (The Red Arrows)

U.K.
43042 43029

Virgin High Speed Train (The Red Arrows)

Model: Virgin High Speed Train (The Red Arrows) (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 43042 43029
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
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Company: VT - Virgin Trains
Logo: Virgin Logo
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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.
Year: 2003
Catalogue Number: R.2298
Year Information: Scale length Mk.3 coaches are featured in this edition of the Virgin HST, as operated on West Coast routes to the North since 1996/97. Like all Train Packs, the coaches have specially produced running numbers, with the locomotive and dummy power car specially liveried to match, including wheels in the same blackened finish as the coach wheels. For extra coaches with other numbers, see page 61. Model features working headlights that operate in the direction of travel. Note that this train is only suitable to run on second radius curved track or greater.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Ninth Edition 2003
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 49th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Ninth Edition 2003
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Previous: 1890 - July 2019
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Model Year Details (2)

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2002 R.2298 2002
Virgin High Speed Train (The Red Arrows)
2003 R.2298 2003
Virgin High Speed Train (The Red Arrows)

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