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Class 43 (HST)

8122 - Class 43 - Great Western
8122 - Class 43 - Great Western

The one hundred and ninety-seven Class 43 "HST" Bo-Bo Diesel Electric Power Cars were built by British Rail at Crewe between 1975-82. The Power Cars are in front-line passenger duties running at 125MPH. To provide a longer life many have undertaken heavy upgrades and new engines.

Ref No Year Livery Running No/Name
8122 1999 Great Western (early)  43031+41007+43185  Great Western
3-Car HST Set
8125 1981 BR Blue  W43014+W41015+W43015  
3-Car HST Set
8126 1983 BR Executive  43129+43130  
3-Car HST Set
8127 1990 BR Intercity  43170+42219+43171  
3-Car HST Set
8127 1990 BR Intercity  43080+42219+43081  
3-Car HST Set
8128 1999 Virgin  43062+42108+43084  County of Derbyshire
3-Car HST Set