Model Year Details

1978 - Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter

U.K.
13012

Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter

Model: Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 13012
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: ---
Models Produced: * 61,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
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.
Year: 1978
Catalogue Number: R.156
Year Information: This standard BR diesel shunting class can be seen all over the country. A useful patented device is fitted to the Hornby model to enable uncoupling anywhere on the layout. Stop the train suddenly to hinge the coupling hook away from the coupling bar, then ease the loco gently forward and it uncouples from the train automatically. The model also has finer scale wheels and Magnadhesion.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby Railways OO Model Catalogue 1978
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 24th Edition
Hornby Railways OO Model Catalogue 1978
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: £7.50
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1977 R.156 1977
Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter
1978 R.156 1978
Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter
1979 R.156 1979
Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter

Related Service Sheets (6)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
114 Class 08 Diesel Shunter - R.354, R.780 December 1980
114 (Back) Class 08 Diesel Shunter - R.354, R.780 - Back December 1980
HR1978 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Front) 1978
HR1978 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Back) 1978
HR1978 C1 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 1) 1978
HR1978 C2 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 2) 1978

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