Model Year Details

1999 - Virgin 125 High Speed Train (Class 43 - Institution Of Mechanical Engineers 150th Anniversary 1847 - 1997)

U.K.
43092 43090


Virgin 125 High Speed Train (Class 43 - Institution Of Mechanical Engineers 150th Anniversary 1847 - 1997)

Model: Virgin 125 High Speed Train (Class 43 - Institution Of Mechanical Engineers 150th Anniversary 1847 - 1997) (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 43092 43090
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 - Power Car 243mm.
Length - Scale length Mk3 Tourist Class Coach - 305mm.
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: 1999
Catalogue Number: R.2114
Year Information: New scale length Mk.3 coaches are also featured in this years edition of the Virgin HST, as operated on West Coast routes to the North since 1996/97. Like all Train Packs, the coaches have specially produced running numbers, with locomotive and dummy power car specially liveried to match, including wheels in the same blackened finish as the coach wheels. Model features working headlights that operate in the direction of travel.
Note that this train is only suitable to run on second radius curved track or greater.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Fifth Edition 1999
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 45th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Fifth Edition 1999
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: £79.99
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1999 R.2114 1999
Virgin 125 High Speed Train (Class 43 - Institution Of Mechanical Engineers 150th Anniversary 1847 - 1997)
2000 R.2114 2000
Virgin 125 High Speed Train (Class 43 - Institution Of Mechanical Engineers 150th Anniversary 1847 - 1997)
2001 R.2114 2001
Virgin 125 High Speed Train (Class 43 - Institution Of Mechanical Engineers 150th Anniversary 1847 - 1997)

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
205 HST 125 December 1997
205B HST 125 March 2000

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