Model Year Details

1979 - Class 253 HST Power And Dummy Power Car

U.K.
253001


Class 253 HST Power And Dummy Power Car

Model: Class 253 HST Power And Dummy Power Car (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 253001
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: ---
Models Produced: * 178,000
* 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: 1979
Catalogue Number: R.069 - R.070
Year Information: Working headlights operate in the direction of travel.
Model Motor: Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways OO Catalogue 1979 25th Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 25th Edition
Hornby Railways OO Catalogue 1979 25th Edition
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: £16.95
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1979 R.069 - R.070 1979
Class 253 HST Power And Dummy Power Car

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1977 1978 1979 B.R. High Speed Train 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
HR1978 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Front) 1978
HR1978 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Back) 1978
HR1978 C3 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 5) 1978

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