Hornby R3725

BR, Class 5101 'Large Prairie', 2-6-2T, 4160 - Era 5

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 5 (1957 to 1966) British Railways Late Crest

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3725
DCC:
DCC Ready (8-pin socket)
Livery:
Late BR
Category:
Steam locomotives
Release Date:
Spring 2020
RRP:
£139.99

Built at Swindon Works under Lot No. 369 during August 1948, Diagram A9 Class 5101 'Large Prairie' No. 4160 entered traffic on 6 September, 1948 at Barry Shed, where it stayed until 3 October, 1953. Staying in Wales, 4160 worked from Merthyr Tydfil and Radyr until October 5, 1964, when it moved to Severn Valley Junction. Condemned in June 1965, it was purchased for preservation and is currently at Llangollen Railway, awaiting restoration.

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