Model Year Details

2008 - 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: 2008
Catalogue Number: R.2704
Year Information: An iconic train linked with an instantly recognised livery! Virgin Trains have been a force on the rail network for several years offering a dynamic service and using dynamic trains. The Virgin HSTs were once a common sight on the West Coast Main Line between 1996 and 2004, and for many these trains were the ideal synergy between two instantly recognized design icons.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby - Edition Fifty-Four 2008 - OO Gauge Model Railways & Accessories
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 54th Edition
Hornby - Edition Fifty-Four 2008 - OO Gauge Model Railways & Accessories
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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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