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Code: 5055286693021 Manufacturer Code: R40162

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Step into the electrifying era of the late 1980s with the Hornby R40162 BR, Class 43, DVT, 43013 - Era 8 model. During the electrification of the East Coast Mainline in 1987, the Mk4 coaches and Mk4 DVT were not ready for service when new electric Class 91s arrived.To solve this, British Rail converted eight HST power cars to operate as surrogate DVTs with the electric locomotives and Mk3 coaches. The Hornby model faithfully represents this pivotal moment in railway history.

Crafted at a scale of 1:76, the model showcases the conversion process with fitted buffers and remote-control equipment. Meticulous attention to detail brings the sleek lines of the locomotive to life, capturing the essence of the era. Whether you are a railway enthusiast, a historical collector, or simply captivated by the railways, this model is a must-have.

Immerse yourself in the late 1980s and pay homage to the resourcefulness of British Rail. Own a piece of railway history and embark on a journey through time on the East Coast Mainline with the Hornby R40162 BR, Class 43, DVT, 43013 - Era 8 model.

  • 0.45kg
Carton Dimensions:
  • 36.00cm x 6.00cm x 10.00cm
  • 5055286693021

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