InterCity 125s

InterCity 125s

With more than 40 years front-line service, it is no wonder British Rail’s ‘Journey Shrinker’ has proved popular with model manufacturers. MARK CHIVERS looks at the options available to modellers in ‘N’, ‘OO’ and ‘O’.

BRITISH RAIL'S InterCity 125 High Speed Train (HST) revolutionised train travel when it first appeared in 1976. It cut journey times and the Mk 3 carriages provided a stepchange in passenger ambience as well as a smoother, quieter ride.

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