British Rail Class 43


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    British Rail Class 43

The British Rail Class 43 (HST) is the TOPS classification used for the InterCity 125 High Speed Train power cars, built by BREL from 1976 to 1982. The class is the fastest diesel unit in the world, with an absolute maximum of 148 mph (238 km/h), and 125 mph (201 km/h) regular service speed, although there are claims that this diesel rail speed record has been broken twice unofficially: by Russian (168 mph, 1992) and Spanish (159 mph, 2002-07-09). trains.

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