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1993 - Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - The Sorter


Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - The Sorter

Model: Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - The Sorter (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 08633
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
Model Information: Length - 4 7/8 inches - 12.4cm.
Models Produced: * 2,500
* 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. Parcels Sector
B.R. Parcels Sector
Livery Details: Red lower panels with grey upper panels.
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: 1993
Catalogue Number: R.050
Year Information: Over 400 Class 08 Shunters are still in service despite their having been introduced up to 40 years ago. They carry numerous imaginative liveries of which one of the latest is Rail Express Parcels as modelled. Powered by Type 7 motor in patented SSPP chassis.
Model Motor: Type 7
Publication: Hornby Railways - 39th Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 39th Edition
Hornby Railways - 39th Edition
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Model Year Details (2)

1993 R.050 1993
Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - The Sorter
1994 R.050 1994
Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter - The Sorter

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139A 0-6-0 Loco Chassis June 1988
139A (Back) 0-6-0 Loco Chassis - Back June 1988

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