Hornby produce a model of the Class 51xx/ 61xx “Large Prairie” 2-6-2T locomotives in OO gauge. Available in both digital ready and factory digital fitted forms, models cover GWR green, BR green and BR black colour schemes. Released in 2020, these new models feature a brand-new tooling and a high specification.
R3719 - Class 5101 4154 in GWR green - £126
R3719X - Class 5101 4154 in GWR green - Digital Fitted - £144
R3721 - Class 61xx 6110 in GWR green - £126
R3721X - Class 61xx 6110 in GWR green - Digital Fitted - £144
R3723 - Class 61xx 6145 in BR black with early emblem - £126
R3723X - Class 61xx 6145 in BR black with early emblem - Digital Fitted - £144
R3725 - Class 5101 4160 in BR lined green with late crest - £126
R3725X - Class 5101 4160 in BR lined green with late crest - Digital Fitted - £144
5164 at Bridgnorth in July 2005. © Peter Broster
The 5100 class were an updated version of Churchward's 3100 class that were produced as part of his "locomotive improvement scheme". The design was destined to become one of GWR's most useful locomotives, lasting in traffic until the end of Western Region steam operations in 1965.
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