Quote Originally Posted by marc View Post
It depends on the definition of the word archaic.

The Intercity 125. Still in service, although in South Wales in a shorter formation, was first introduced in 1976.....forty three years ago.
We still have these "up north" as our 2best Trains" .... as well as the play on words that are "The Pacer trains" which is basicaly a Leyland National Bus on Rails - though I am not insulted on behalf of the Bus part - more the Train side of it/element!!