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Class 455 Fab Four

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Width: 21 cm
Height: 14.85 cm

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Class 455

 

Third rail Electric Multiple Units built in York by BREL between 1982 and 1985

There are four different types of 455s, each one is easy to recognise.

First came the 455/8s, these are easily distinguished by the square looking front ends and the airhorns positioned at roof height.
Southern altered their 455s by removing the end gangway door to seal up the cab and added cab air conditioning.

455/7s came next. These were initially built as three car units, but this was changed by adding an extra coach displaced from the Liverpool fleet. 455/7s have a revised cleaner front end style.

455/9s came last. These have the revised front end and all coaches have the same look and style.

The unit drawn in this illustration is 455726. The first unit I worked as a guard. What also makes this unit stand out is having a coach with the number 77777.

Here 455726 is shown in all the liveries it has worn since its release.

1. BR Blue and Grey

2. Network SouthEast

3. Original South West Trains

4. South West Trains Red "Metro" livery.

 

Printed on 200gsm Tintoretto

Soft textured surface paper that has a natural white finish equivalent to a traditional water colour fine art paper, designed for high quality fine art and photographic reproduction.

Please note

  • Frame is not included
  • Please allow 5 working days for delivery.
  • Due to the variety of computer settings, colours seen on your screen may vary slightly from the actual printed colour.

 

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