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Hornby R3698 SCOTRAIL Inter7City Class 43 HST 125 Stacked View

Hornby R3698 SCOTRAIL Inter7City Class 43 HST

Hornby R3698 SCOTRAIL Inter7City Class 43 HST 43033 and 43183 - Era 11 HIGH SPEED Train POWER CAR Train Pack
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Part Number: Hornby R3698
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£269.99
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Description

Hornby R3698 SCOTRAIL Inter7City Class 43 HST 43033 and 43183 - Era 11 HIGH SPEED Train POWER CAR Train Pack

Description

As a set, 43033 and 43183 represent HST units that were built at the beginning, and end, of Class 43 production, entering traffic on 29 October, 1976 and 19 December, 1981 respectively. Re-engineered by Brush Traction in March 2007 and September 2006 for FGW, the units were cascaded to ScotRail to replace Class 170s with 43033 and 43183 powering the inaugural 12:55 Aberdeen to Edinburgh press launch of Inter7City on 10 October, 2018.

 

Gauge

00

Length

2 x 235mm

DCC Type

DCC Ready

Lighting

Bi-directional front white (3 of) rear red (2 of)

Period/ERA

Era6 - 11 – Pre and Post – Privatisation

Operator/Livery

ScotRail, Inter7City Blue

Designer

Sir Kenneth Grange

Entered Service

2014+8

Minimum Curve

R2

Motor

5 Pole Skew Wound

Wheel Configuration

Bo-Bo

No of Axles Driven

Motorised Car – 4 driven through double flywheel and Cardan driveshafts

Cab

Detailed and internal LED lighting with cab doors

Drive

Drive on all axles of the motorised car using Cardan shafts coupling from motor to drive boggy gearboxes.

Build Structure

Plastic body and cast alloy chassis on the motorised car with plastic chassis on the non-motorised cars. Roof body and bogie detailing.

Age Suitability

14+ years