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Era 11 (2016 to 2021) Current Era
The origins of the Class 153 date back to 1990, when British Rail needed replacements for its ageing fleet of Class 121 and 122 'Bubble Car' diesel railcars for use on the quiet Cornish, Welsh, North-Western, Norfolk and Lincolnshire branch lines, as well as augmenting rural two car units.
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Diesel Multiple Unit
* Class names often change over the lifespan of a locomotive, so this is not necessarily the class name used by the operator in the period modelled.
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