125 -The Enduring Icon


To be published in late June 2018 this book is now available for a limited time to pre-order at a discounted price to that shown. (See below)

Our book “125 -The Enduring Icon” is 100% HST and tells the story of the last forty-five years of the InterCity125 in a new and very factual way.

Using a largely photographic format, supplemented by detailed text sections and captions, the whole history is covered to ensure the fullest possible picture of the operational life of HSTs from inception up to the end of 2017.

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Chapters cover the early days, the business impact on InterCity, developments through privatisation, extremities of operation, the engine developments and enhancements, and the preservation story of the prototype.  Superb photographs illustrate the whole story, with significant detail of the evolving fleet.

Written and collated by 125 Group, and with a foreword by our Hon President, Sir Kenneth Grange, this 96 page softcover book promises to be the highlight publication of 2018 and is one that should be on every member’s shelf.

With a launch date in late June 2018, we are now opening pre-orders which we can offer for a limited period only at the discounted price of £13.99 (cover price £14.99). You can choose either:

  • Guaranteed dispatch by post immediately following publication and receipt of stock from the publishers. Price is £13.99 + UK Postage and Packing of £3.00 – Buy Price £16.99
  • Reserve your copy and collect* it from our sales stand at the GCR(N) Ruddington Diesel Gala on the 28th/29th of July. Buy Price only £13.99. To unlock this price for the book please enter the coupon code collection43 when you reach the order checkout screen.

To benefit from this offer you must place your orders before 12th May, after this date the book will be on sale at the normal cover price of £14.99 (+P&P where applicable) so order you copy now!

*NOTE – postage will be charged on any books not collected over the weekend of the diesel gala and which we subsequently have to mail to customers.


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