Model Year Details

1985 - Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter

U.K.
08201

Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter

Model: Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter (Overall Model page)
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
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.
Year: 1985
Catalogue Number: R.780
Year Information: Features unique uncoupling device and magnadhesion.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby Railways - 31st Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 31st Edition
Hornby Railways - 31st Edition
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: £16.99
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (5)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
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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