Model Year Details

1981 - B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 High Speed Train Pack

U.K.
253005

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

Model: B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 High Speed Train Pack (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 253005
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: * 30,000 solo models produced and 114,000 in sets.
Models Produced: * 144,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Blue
B.R. Blue
Livery Details: Rail blue with 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.
Year: 1981
Catalogue Number: R.332
Year Information: Contains BR Class 253 Power and Power Dummy Cars plus R.426 BR Inter-City Mk III open 2nd Coach.
Model Motor: Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways Ticket to ride - OO Gauge Catalogue 1981
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 27th Edition
Hornby Railways Ticket to ride - OO Gauge Catalogue 1981
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: £28.95
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1980 R.332 1980
B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 High Speed Train Pack
1981 R.332 1981
B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 High Speed Train Pack
1982 R.332 1982
B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 High Speed Train Pack
1983 R.332 1983
B.R. Class 253 Inter-City 125 High Speed Train Pack

Train Sets Included In (2)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1980 1981 Inter-City 125 Set
1982 1983 Inter-City 125 Set

Related Service Sheets (7)

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
HR1982 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Front) 1982
HR1982 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Back) 1982
HR1982 T5&6 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Type 5 & 6) 1982

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