Model Details

Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter

U.K.
08096

Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter

Years Released: 2001 2002 2003 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter
Running Number: 08096
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:

2001 2002 2003

2001 2002 2003
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Green
B.R. Green
Livery Details: Brunswick green with orange and black lining with yellow lettering.
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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Current: 1643 - November 2017
Previous: 1473 - October 2017
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Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2001 R.2157B 2001
Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter
2002 R.2157B 2002
Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter
2003 R.2157B 2003
Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
2001 The LMS first experimented with diesel shunting locomotives before the Second World War and the Class 08 design owes much to the work done prior to Nationalisation. At 49 tons and with a tractive power of 35,000lbs, the 08's were more than suited for their task. Type 7 motor fitted to SSPP chassis.
2002 The LMS first experimented with diesel shunting locomotives before the Second World War and the Class 08 design owes much to the work done prior to Nationalisation. At 49 tons and with a tractive power of 35,000lbs, the 08's were more than suited for their task. Type 7 motor fitted to SSPP chassis.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2001 Type 7
2002 Type 7
2003 Type 7

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
2002 £40.00

Catalogue Images (3)

R.2157B - Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - 2001
R.2157B Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - 2001

R.2157B - Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - 2002
R.2157B Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - 2002

R.2157B - Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - 2003
R.2157B Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter - 2003


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