Model Year Details

1981 - B.R. Class 370 Advanced Passenger Train Pack

U.K.
370001 370002


B.R. Class 370 Advanced Passenger Train Pack

Model: B.R. Class 370 Advanced Passenger Train Pack (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 370001 370002
Category: Train Packs
Train Packs
Locomotive Class: Class 370 APT
Class 370 APT
Designer: Alan Wickens for British Rail
Class Information: Advanced Passenger Train technology was the way of the future on British Rail during the late 1970ís and early 1980ís. Since the Modernisation Plan was implemented during the late 1950ís, it was intended that eventually high speed rail travel in Britain would be via over-head electrical propulsion. The APT train proved a commercial and political failure resulting in the interim designed HST formations still being in daily use 30-years on. More...
Weight: 427 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: * The amount produced of this model below is the combined figure of sets and train packs. There were 15,000 models produced with the yellow front and 13,700 models produced with the black and yellow front. The APT Power Car was named City Of Derby. The two Van Trailers were numbered 48601 and 48602.
Models Produced: * 28,700
* 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. Inter City
B.R. Inter City
Livery Details: Grey and blue 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.
Year: 1981
Catalogue Number: R.794
Year Information: R.702 and R.706 driving trailers, R.703 and R.707 van trailers and R.704 power car. Headlamps that light up in the direction of travel. City Of Derby name panels. Only available as a set, not available separately.
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: £52.75
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (5)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1981 R.794 1981
B.R. Class 370 Advanced Passenger Train Pack
1982 R.794 1982
B.R. Class 370 Advanced Passenger Train Pack
1983 R.794 1983
B.R. Class 370 Advanced Passenger Train Pack
1984 R.794 1984
B.R. Class 370 Advanced Passenger Train Pack
1985 R.794 1985
B.R. Class 370 Advanced Passenger Train Pack

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1980 1981 1982 1983 Advanced Passenger Train Set

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
121 B.R. APT Power Car - R.704 March 1981
121 (Back) B.R. APT Power Car - R.704 - Back March 1981

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