Hornby R3856

BR, Princess Coronation Class, 4-6-2, 46257 'City of Salford' - Era 5

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description
The last of the class, 46257 City of Salford entered traffic on 19 May 1948 at Camden shed straight into British Railways' service, albeit that the livery was the lined LMS black with an M prefix to the BR number. Black gave way to BR Green on 10 December 1952 and by this time the Pony truck had been changed for a welded type, but the addition of AWS on 6 August 1959 cluttered the appearance beneath the cab on the left hand side.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3856
RRP:
£189.99
Release date:
2020

Model details

Coupling
NEM
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Green with Late Crest
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 pole skew wound
Name
City of Salford
Colour
Green
Running number
46257

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Princess Coronation Class
Operator
British Railways
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-2
Designer
Sir William Stanier
Built
1937-1948
Total produced
38

* 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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