Class 43 High Speed Train
The Class 43 High Speed Train power cars are an iconic piece of British Railway history. The production trains entered service in 1976 and they have been a popular choice for ready-to-run models ever since. Read our collection of Class 43 HST news, features and reviews here.
On October 4 1976, exactly 40 years ago, a train that revolutionised rail travel in the UK first entered public service. Since then the High Speed Train has gone on to be one of the most iconic and well-known ever to run on our rails, as Evan Green-Hughes relates.EVAN GREEN-HUGHES
Hornby's extensive range of ‘OO’ gauge diesel and electric outline models is set to be strengthened further with three all-new models, together with revisions to existing toolings and the adoption of 21-pin DCC decoder sockets for many new and existing products. Read the full story here.