HST LINE-UP MARKS 40TH ANNIVERSARY

A CELEBRATION of 40 years of the InterCity 125 high-speed train was marked with an open day at St Philips Marsh depot, Bristol, on May 2.

HST LINE-UP MARKS 40TH ANNIVERSARY
Basking in the end-of-the-day sun, from left, power cars No. 43172, 43423, 43013, 43300, 43048 and 43187. DUNCAN LANGTREE
The event, which attracted more than 5,000 visitors, was organised by GWR and its depot staff.

Part of the depot was used, with the other half remaining operational, although the exhibits did have to be moved before the servicing and preparation of train sets for the following day’s service could begin.

Read more in June’s edition of The RM

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