INTER-CITY 125 OWNERS' WORKSHOP MANUAL

Subtitle High Speed Train (1972 onwards - all models) - An insight into the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the classic passenger train

Chris Martin
Price $29.95
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The Inter-City 125 was the brand name of British Rail's High Speed Train (HST) fleet, which was built from 1975 to 1982 and was introduced into service in 1976. The Inter-City 125 train is made up of two Class 43 power cars, one at each end of a set of carriages (the number of carriages varies by operator). The train operates at speeds of up to 125 mph in regular service, making it the fastest diesel-powered train in the world, a record it has held from its introduction to the present day. After four decades, most of the HST fleet is still in front-line service, with various UK train operators. This fascinating Inter-City 125 High Speed Train Owners' Workshop Manual looks at the evolution and anatomy of the Inter-City 125, along with details of the operation and servicing of the trains, views from drivers, and details of how the trains were modernised for the 21st century.
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Format Hardcover Book 188 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9781785212666
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Size8.50 in x 11.00 in / 215.90 mm x 279.40 mm
Published:
Published Date June 25th, 2019
Chris Martin
Chris Martin was born in Hertfordshire, and while at school had a weekend job at local racing driver John Britten’s garage. He graduated through the motor trade in London, had a spell with an Alfa Romeo dealership when the Alfasud was a popular seller, worked on formula racing cars through the 1990s followed by twelve years in Formula One. Since moving to Australia in 2003 he has written for car-related websites, various magazines and is a regular contributor to Classic & Sports Car. He currently serves as President of the Australian Motorlife Museum. 
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