Ellis Clark Trains E1003 O Gauge Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 "Black 5", Early BR Lined, '45430' with Welded Tender (pre-order)


Ellis Clark Trains are proud to announce our first ever 7mm finescale O gauge locomotive, Stanier's 4-6-0 Class 5, more famously known as, The "Black 5".

This model, exclusively available through ourselves, boasts an impressive specification and will be available in 5 different liveries, with a choice of welded and riveted tenders, alongside a range of un-numbered and numbered versions.

How to pre-order

From the drop-down menu under 'Control Method' on the right, you can choose either DC/DCC Ready or DCC Sound, along with the quantity required.

Then, click 'add to basket'. You can either go straight to checkout, or continue to browse/shop. When ready, click 'Checkout' and when prompted, enter your address and contact information.

We do not charge anything upfront for pre-orders and instead will be in touch via the contact information you submit once we physically have the models in stock.

If you wish to change or cancel your pre-order at any stage that is no problem at all! Simply email or call us via the contact page on our website and we'll take care of the rest.

Release Date

These models are currently In production with all types coming into stock between November 2023 and February 2024.


DC/DCC ready - £949

DCC Sound - £1,175

Specifications & Features

Super detailed die-cast, brass and plastic construction

Genuine ABC Helical Gearbox: Built, fitted and tested in the UK

Maxon motor with ball bearing racers

Super detailed cab

Sprung axle boxes

Removable working loco lamps

Firebox glow

Detail pack with snowplough included with every model

DCC Ready

Will negotiate Peco 2nd Radius curves (40.5"/1028mm)

Un-numbered models supplied with transfer sheet with various running numbers

DCC Sound Versions:

Zimo Decoder

Boom box double speaker (located in the loco)

Zimo exclusive sound project with 20+ functions


We offer a bespoke range of weathering and numbering services, all available to pre-order with your chosen model.

To add weathering to your Black 5 pre-order, simply click HERE and follow the instructions on the page. 

Project Updates

We've made a dedicated page for this project and it's updates. To view this page, simply click on 'Project Information' located under the 'ECT Projects' on the main menu bar.


UK - Shipping is free within the UK, with upgraded services available once the models are in stock

International - Postage will be charged at cost via an express courier service. We will confirm prices closer to the time of release

Collection in Person - All our items are available for collection from our showroom or from an exhibition we attend (see our exhibitions list on the website)

If you need any further assistance please feel free to call or email via the contact section of our website.

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