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SPendolino O2 Livery

FT

11 posts

Did Hornby ever produce a Pendolino in 'O2' Blue Livery, or are the ones out there transfer kits 

RAF96

10462 posts


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According to Hornbyguide.com only ever seen in Virgin livery.

Rob

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FT

11 posts

Mmmm.. I've seen a set advertised (with pics) and am assured they are original Hornby, but like you, I can't find any reference. Thanks anyway

GNR-Gordon-4

5156 posts

I didn't know Pendolino's existed in a blue O2 livery. I know about the newer Alstom liveried Pendolino's, but not about any in O2. Will have to search for them.

 

No, Hornby don't produce tehm in this livery. I wonder if they ever will?

 

GNR-Gordon-4

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GNR-Gordon-4

5156 posts

I just tried to find a Virgin Trains Pendolino in O2 livery on Google and my search was very unsuccessful. Are you sure didn't have a bad dream last night, about an O2 liveried Pendolino?! Laughing Wink Smile

 

FT, I'm just joking about the dream part, but seriously, where have seen this? Living in a area where the Pendolino's don't run, means I barely ever see them in real life, sadly, due to them being one of my favourite high speed trains. So when I go to part of the country where they do run and I see one or more, I'm very happy when I do! Laughing

 

GNR-Gordon-4

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walkingthedog

18978 posts

Is this it?

 

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WTD ........... Nurse, the screens.

GNR-Gordon-4

5156 posts

No WTD, that's the Alstom livery one. Alstom is the manufacturer of the real life Pendolino's and the second batch of the trains they built, had that additional black stipes on, along with the Alstom logo, so you know which trains are from the first and second batch. The first batch are exactly, the same, minus the black stripes and the Alstom logos.

 

GNR-Gordon-4

A Thomas & Friends OO, HO and OO-9 Model Railway Gauge's Collector Since 2005, an Eddie Stobart Spotter and Collector Since 2010 and an Airfix QUICK BUILD Collector Since 2017

walkingthedog

18978 posts

Fair enough it’s just that it is blue and the logo looks like part a stylised O with the top of a 2 in it. Laughing

WTD ........... Nurse, the screens.

GNR-Gordon-4

5156 posts

Yes, I see what you mean. I have no clue what FT means by an O2 Pendolino though. The Pendolino was given a new white livery last year, which I ahve yet to become fond of, but it has nothing to do with O2.

 

GNR-Gordon-4

A Thomas & Friends OO, HO and OO-9 Model Railway Gauge's Collector Since 2005, an Eddie Stobart Spotter and Collector Since 2010 and an Airfix QUICK BUILD Collector Since 2017

FT

11 posts

Hi

It's plain mid blue with the 'O2' logo in white nearest to the cab. I am assured it's not an overlay and is a Hornby factory finish, that's why I asked on the forum because I had never seen one either. Thought it may have been a limited production by Hornby.

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