Hornby R3725X

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

Manufacturer description

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.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3725X
RRP:
£159.99
Release date:
2019

Model details

DCC status
8 Pin socket (NEM 652)
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Lined Green with Late Crest
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Running number
4160

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Large Prairie'
Operator
British Railways
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
2-6-2T
Designer
Charles Collett
Built
1929-1949
Total produced
140

* 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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