Model Year Details

2009 - Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836)

U.K.
43196 43162

Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836)

Model: Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836) (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 43196 43162
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: Length per vehicle: 235mm.
R.2704X is DCC fitted.
Models Produced: ---
Company: VT - Virgin Trains
Logo: Virgin Logo
Logo Years: ---
Virgin Trains
Livery: Virgin Red
Virgin Red
Livery Details: Red with black ends and three distinct white stripes.
Company Information: Virgin Trains was formed during the privatisation of British Rail.
Year: 2009
Catalogue Number: R.2704
Year Information: The powerful Hornby Class 43 HST drive and dummy units are a superb match for the Hornby Mk3 coaches. Each drive and dummy unit benefits from the latest in design and production techniques with detail features both inside and outside of the model being reproduced to the finest degree. The power in the drive unit is supplied by a centrally mounted five pole skew wound motor which is connected to both bogies for maximum tractive effort. Both units have lights which illuminate in the direction of travel when used with analogue control, however when used with a digital unit these lights can be operated independently.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby - Edition Fifty-Five 2009 - OO Gauge Model Railways & Accessories
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 55th Edition
Hornby - Edition Fifty-Five 2009 - OO Gauge Model Railways & Accessories
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Current: 828 - December 2023
Previous: 1306 - November 2023
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Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
2008 R.2704 2008
Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836)
2009 R.2704 2009
Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836)
2010 R.2704 2010
Virgin Trains High Speed Train (Class 43 - The Newspaper Society Founded 1836)

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