Model Details

Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter

U.K.
08201

Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter

Years Released: 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 5 years.

Model: Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter
Running Number: 08201
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: * 21,000 solo models produced and 900 in sets.
Length - 4 7/8 inches - 12.4cm.
Models Produced: * 21,900
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1981

1982 1983

1984 1985

1981 1982 1983 1984 1985
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Blue
B.R. Blue
Livery Details: Rail blue with yellow cab ends.
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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 267 - July 2017
Previous: 261 - June 2017
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Model Year Details (5)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1981 R.780 1981
Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter
1982 R.780 1982
Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter
1983 R.780 1983
Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter
1984 R.780 1984
Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter
1985 R.780 1985
Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter

Related Service Sheets (7)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
139 0-6-0 Loco Chassis - R.158, R.301, R.317, R.351, R.382, R.780 etc February 1987
139 (Back) 0-6-0 Loco Chassis - R.158, R.301, R.317, R.351, R.382, R.780 etc - Back February 1987
81B X.03 Electric Motor - 12 Volts D.C. September 1978
81B (Back) X.03 Electric Motor - 12 Volts D.C. - Back September 1978
HR1982 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Front) 1982
HR1982 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Back) 1982
HR1982 T1&2 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Type 1 & 2) 1982

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1981 Automatic coupling system.
1984 Features unique uncoupling device and magnadhesion.
1985 Features unique uncoupling device and magnadhesion.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1981 £12.50
1982 £13.95
1984 £16.49
1985 £16.99

Catalogue Images (5)

R.780 - Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - 1981
R.780 Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - 1981

R.780 - Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - 1982
R.780 Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - 1982

R.780 - Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - 1983
R.780 Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - 1983

R.780 - Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - 1984
R.780 Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - 1984

R.780 - Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - 1985
R.780 Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - 1985


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