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Hornby R3698 ScotRail Class 43 HST Power Cars Pack -Era 11

by Hornby
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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.

Technical Specification & Detail

Length 2 x 235mm
DCC Type DCC Ready
Period Era 11 (2014 +)
Operator/Livery ScotRail, Inter7City Blue
Designer Sir Kenneth Grange
Entered Service 1978
Minimum Curve R2
Age Suitability 14+
Motor 5 Pole Skew Wound
Wheel Configuration Bo-Bo