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2007 - First Great Western Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - Great Western)

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43185 43192

First Great Western Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - Great Western)

Model: First Great Western Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - Great Western) (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 43185 43192
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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Models Produced: ---
Company: GW - First Great Western
Logo: GW Logo
Logo Years: ---
First Great Western
Livery: GW Purple & Yellow
GW Purple & Yellow
Livery Details: Purple with yellow, white and pink trimming.
Company Information: ---
Year: 2007
Catalogue Number: R.2500
Year Information: First Great Western Trains were one of the first of the new privatized rail operators to commence service in February 1996 on routes out of Paddington and Waterloo to the West Country and South Wales. HSTs like this one provide FGWTs daytime services. Coaches are Hornbys scale length Mk.3s with running numbers exclusive to this pack. Coaches with other numbers are available to extend the train. The presentation of the locomotive and dummy power car is also special to the pack, including wheels blackened to match the new finish on the coach wheels. 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.
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Publication: Hornby
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 53rd Edition
Hornby
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Current: 3320 - June 2022
Previous: 2976 - May 2022
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Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
2005 R.2500 2005
First Great Western Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - Great Western)
2006 R.2500 2006
First Great Western Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - Great Western)
2007 R.2500 2007
First Great Western Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - Great Western)

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