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The British Rail Class 43 (HST) is the TOPS classification used for the InterCity 125 High Speed Train (formerly classes 253 and 254) power cars, built by BREL from 1975 to 1982.

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British Rail Class 43 (HST) sections
Intro  History and background  Development and design  Buffered units  Engines  Life extension  Prototype  Operations  Replacement  See also  References  External links  

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