Hornby R3723

BR, Class 61xx 'Large Prairie', 2-6-2T, 6145 - Era 4

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 4 (1948 to 1956) British Railways Early Crest

Manufacturer description

Built at Swindon Works under Lot No. 278 in December 1932, Diagram A10 Class 61xx 'Large Prairie' No. 6145 entered traffic at Old Oak Common, employed on London suburban services, even over London Underground metals. Class 61xx locomotives were the mainstays of the Thames Valley suburban services until replaced by DMUs, illustrated by 6145's allocations to Old Oak Common, Slough and Oxford sheds.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3723
RRP:
£139.99
Release date:
2019

Model details

Colour
Black
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Black with Early Emblem
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Running number
6145

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Large Prairie'
Operator
British Railways
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
2-6-2T
Designer
Charles Collett
Built
1931-1935
Total produced
70

* Class names often change over the lifespan of a locomotive, so this is not necessarily the class name used by the operator in the period modelled.

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