Hornby R3874

BR, Class 370 Advanced Passenger Train, Set 370 001 and 370 002, 7-car pack - Era 7

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 7 (1972 to 1982) British Rail Blue (TOPS)

Manufacturer description
At the beginning of 1982, the CM&EE considered that development problems with the ATP-P project would mean that the introduction of APT-S, scheduled for 1988, would not happen because APT-P still required at least six more years to achieve an acceptable degree of reliability. Given this situation, a meeting of the BRB Railway Executive Group on 23 June 1982 laid out four options for the commercial introduction of APT as part an overall InterCity traction strategy, with the quickest solution being the APT-U option.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3874
RRP:
£484.99
Release date:
2020

Model details

Colour
Grey
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Executive
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Running number
370001/2

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
British Rail Class 370
Operator
BR
Motive power
Electric
Designer
BREL
Built
1978
Total produced
3

* 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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