Model Year Details

1993 - Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus

55606 55556

Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus

Model: Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 55606 55556
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
Model Information: Length of twin set - 15 3/4 inches - 40.1cm.
Models Produced: * 1,450
* 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. Railbus Chocolate & Cream
B.R. Railbus Chocolate & Cream
Livery Details: Cream with a chocolate and white stripe. Black roof and 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.
Year: 1993
Catalogue Number: R.326
Year Information: Class 142 vehicles in chocolate and cream livery were originally operated in Devon and Cornwall but the majority were later transferred to Newton Heath Depot between Manchester and Oldham. Each vehicle is powered by a Type 7 motor. A good selection of destination labels is included.
Model Motor: Type 7
Publication: Hornby Railways - 39th Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 39th Edition
Hornby Railways - 39th Edition
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1992 R.326 1992
Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus
1993 R.326 1993
Class 142 Skipper Twin Railbus

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141A Class 142 Pacer Twin Rail Bus (4 wheel pickup from sept 1989) October 1989

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