Virgin Trains HST livery celebrates National Railway Museum

Virgin Trains East Coast 43238 in its new advertising livery.

David Horne, Virgin Trains East Coast Managing Director, and Paul Kirkman, National Railway Museum Director, named High Speed Train power car 43238 National Railway Museum 40 Years 1975 – 2015 at York station on September 23.

The same Class 43 previously carried the name National Railway Museum – The First Ten Years 1975 – 1985 for 12 years from 1985. It now wears a distinctive and specially-designed livery, depicting key exhibits from the Museum’s collection, including the working replica of Stephenson’s Rocket, and Locomotion No.1 which is currently on loan to Darlington’s Head of Steam Railway Museum.

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