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The Class 800 is a bi-mode multiple unit built by Hitachi for Great Western Railway and London North Eastern Railway. They use electric motors for traction, but in addition to operating on track with overhead electric wires, they have diesel generators to enable them to operate on unelectried track.
Photo Eiki Sekine
LNER CLASS800/2 "AZUMA"
Photo courtesy of GWR by Ron Westwater
Features of Class800
・Equipped with a head connection couplers, possible to combined operation of two trains as prototypical.
・Prototype: GWR-800021 / LNER-800209
・Scale 1/148, Minimum Turning Radius R282mm
・DCC Ready (EM13,FL12)
・Directional LED lighting, head/tail lights / marker lamps are turn on
・The top car equipped with coupler to realize 10 car trains
・Prototypical Disc-Braked wheels with no traction tires.