Power of Class 43 Dvd




Amateur footage. 

The British Rail Class 43 is the TOPS classification given to the Intercity 125 High Speed Train power cars.

A total of 197 power cars were built between 1975 and 1982 by BREL at their works in Crewe.

The class 43 is the fastest diesel loco in the world with a maximum speed of 148mph, although service speeds do not exceed 125mph.

This dvd features class 43s filmed between 1995 and 2002.

We see a variety of liveries including:

Intercity Swallow, First Great Western, Virgin Trains, GNER and Midland Mainline.

Also featuring HST drags, power cars on test and short set workings.

Filming locations include:

Cardiff, Dawlish, Derby, Didcot, Doncaster, Eastleigh, Leamington Spa, Newport, Norton Bridge (now closed), Oxford, Peterborough, Sheffield, Stafford, Swindon, Water Orton and many more…

Approx. 140 minutes on 2 dvds.

This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – BritishRailways.tv.