Class 180

A somewhat troublesome unit, the Class 180’s were once envisaged to see off many of the ageing HST sets on the Great Western Mainline, but very soon due to a mixture of unreliability and a non-standard nature, their influence was scattered across the UK, and now they form the basis of many Open Access Operators.

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Seen awaiting departure with their various workings are First Great Western Class 43, 43183, and Class 180104.