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1997 - Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus

55719 55765

Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus

Model: Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 55719 55765
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: * 1,800
* 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 Dark Grey
B.R. Railbus Dark Grey
Livery Details: Dark grey with a red stripe, upper panels white around the windows. Dark grey 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: 1997
Catalogue Number: R.451
Year Information: This very successful class first entered service in the middle 1980s and is still going strong. Livery of the Greater Manchester PTE places it in the period 1993 onwards. Model has seating, flush windows and more than 5000 visible rivets. Destination labels are included with the set. Power is Type 7 motor mounted in one of the units.
Model Motor: Type 7
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Third Edition 1997 - The legend is alive
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 43rd Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Third Edition 1997 - The legend is alive
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Model Year Details (2)

1996 R.451 1996
Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus
1997 R.451 1997
Class 142 Pacer Twin Railbus

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