BR W43002 Sir Kenneth Grange Class 253 HST Driving Motor Brake built 1976

BR W43002 Sir Kenneth Grange Class 253 HST Driving Motor Brake built 1976

BR  W43002 Sir Kenneth Grange Class 253 HST Driving Motor Brake built 1976
BR W43002 Sir Kenneth Grange Class 253 HST Driving Motor Brake built 1976

 

Present Location NRM York
County Location York
Designed For BR
Built by BREL
Where built Crewe
First Number 43002
Present Number W43002 Sir Kenneth Grange
Owner National Railway Museum
Operating Yes
Stored Secure Building
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Rarity Many
Historical Importance Very Important
Notes First production HST power car. 02/05/16: named 'Sir Kenneth Grange' at St Phillips Marsh, Bristol by its designer, Sir Kenneth. Had been repainted at that point into original InterCity Rail Blue, Pearl Grey and yellow livery. P 10/19 at NRM.
Photo by Mike Haddon
Photo Date 07/11/2021
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 31/12/2021


 
 

 

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