Hornby R3827 LNER Hitachi ‘Azuma’
800 104 ‘Celebrating Scotland’
In LNER Livery
Comes with Internal Lighting & Cab Light
On 18 March, 2016, Sir Richard Branson unveiled the first Class 800/1 unit to be branded in Virgin Trains East Coast ‘Azuma’ livery at Kings Cross Station.
Since then, the Hitachi fleet of IEP test trains, based at the new Doncaster Carr Depot, have completed thousands of hours of testing over the ECML
Since then Virgin have been replaced as franchise holders by London North Eastern Railway (LNER), ‘Azuma’ five and nine car sets and started to commence public services on the East Coast Main Line from 2019.