Zitat Locomotionmodels.com are pleased and proud to announce the production of the groundbreaking High Speed Diesel Train, with the power cars being later designed Class 41 and were forerunners to the iconic HST.
Following on from the APT-E, of which production models can be seen on both the Rapido Trains Inc. and Locomotionmodels.com stand at Warley Show, both brands are keen to use what many believe to be the high spot of the model railway exhibition season to announce the introduction of 'OO' scale model of the HSDT.
When asked about the latest locomotionmodels.com exclusive, Brian Greenwood, Chairman of the Locomotion Management Board said, 'When we first sat down with the team from Rapido to discuss the introduction of the APT-E we all agreed that once the production of the APT-E had started we should move straight into the development of the Class 41 HSDT. To us all sitting around the table it was obvious that the one iconic train should follow the other and I am pleased that at last we can announce Phase 2 of our plans'
danke für den Hinweis. Man erfährt allerdings aus dem wirklich schlechten Wikipediaartikel und allen dort verlinkten Dokumenten, was mit dem HST-Prototypen zwischen 1975 (Ende der Tests, Ausstellung in Shildon) und 1982 (Ausmusterung) geschah.