Virgin Trains East Coast

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Abbreviation
GR
Countries
United Kingdom
Formation Reason
Start of Franchise
Formation Date
1 March 2015
Cease Reason
End of Franchise
Cease Date
23 June 2018
Predecessors
East Coast
Successors
London North Eastern Railway
Eras
11 - Present Day (2014 – Present)
Services
Train Operating Company
Classes Operated
Name Traction (Transmission) Built
British Rail Class 43 "HST" Diesel (Electric) 1975-1982
British Rail Class 91 Electric 1988-1991
British Rail Class 91/1 Electric 2000-2002
British Rail Class 800 "Super Express" Electro-diesel 2015
Locomotives
Builder Catalogue # Year Running # Class, Operator (Livery) "Name" Scale Finish Era DCC
Hornby R3001 91110 British Rail Class 91, Virgin Trains East Coast (Battle of Britain) "Battle of Britain Memorial Flight" OO P 10 No
Hornby R3501 2016 91124 British Rail Class 91, Virgin Trains East Coast (Red & Silver) OO P 9 DCC8
Hornby R3892 2020 91111 British Rail Class 91/1, Virgin Trains East Coast (For the Fallen) "For the Fallen" OO P 10 DCC8