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Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - Europa

U.K.
08661

Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - Europa

Years Released: 1997 1998 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - Europa
Running Number: 08661
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 08
Class 08
Designer: British Railways
Class Information: Class 08 diesel shunters were the most numerous diesel-electric locomotive design employed by British Railways. The antiquated outward appearance of the class finds roots in early experimentation with diesel locomotives by the London Midland Scottish Railways (LMS) during the 1930ís. More...
Weight: 49 tons
Purpose: Shunting
Wheel Arrangement: 0-6-0
0-6-0
Model Information: Length - 124mm.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1997 1998

1997 1998
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railfreight 2-Tone Grey
B.R. Railfreight 2-Tone Grey
Livery Details: Light grey upper panel with lighter grey lower panel. Yellow cab ends with black window trimmings.
Company Information: British Railways came into existence in 1948 when the dominating four British railway companies amalgamated. Steam traction on British Railways ended in 1968 and the system was re-branded as British Rail.

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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1997 R.2008 1997
Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - Europa
1998 R.2008 1998
Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - Europa

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
201 0-6-0 Locomotives December 1997

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1997 The slow but powerful Class 08 is a marshalling yard locomotive, capable of manoeuvring the largest of trains. First introduced in 1953, it is presented here in the Railfreight livery of 1993 onwards. Power is supplied by a Type 7 motor mounted in Hornbys patented SSPP chassis.
1998 The slow but powerful Class 08 is a marshalling yard locomotive, capable of manoeuvring the largest of trains. First introduced in 1953, it is presented here in the Railfreight livery of 1993 onwards. Type 7 motor in SSPP chassis.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1997 Type 7
1998 Type 7

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1998 £38.75

Catalogue Images (2)

R.2008 - Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - Europa - 1997
R.2008 Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - Europa - 1997

R.2008 - Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - Europa - 1998
R.2008 Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - Europa - 1998


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