Intercity 125 Introduced into Service - 40th Anniversary Thimble

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The InterCity 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 on 4 October 1976. The InterCity 125 train is made up of two Class 43 power cars, one at each end of a fixed formation of Mark 3 carriages. The train operates at speeds of up to 125 mph in regular service, and has an absolute maximum speed of 148 mph, making it the fastest diesel-powered train in the world, a record it has held from its introduction to the present day.

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The InterCity 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 on 4 October 1976. The InterCity 125 train is made up of two Class 43 power cars, one at each end of a fixed formation of Mark 3 carriages. The train operates at speeds of up to 125 mph in regular service, and has an absolute maximum speed of 148 mph, making it the fastest diesel-powered train in the world, a record it has held from its introduction to the present day.