Model Year Details

1996 - Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Electric Shunter

U.K.
08933

Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Electric Shunter

Model: Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Electric Shunter (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 08933
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 - 4 7/8 inches - 12.4cm.
Models Produced: ---
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railfreight Grey
B.R. Railfreight Grey
Livery Details: Grey with yellow cab ends and black window trimmings.
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: 1996
Catalogue Number: R.272
Year Information: Designed for their pulling power rather than speed, many of the 500 Class 08 shunters that were built can be seen in marshalling yards manoeuvring the heaviest of trains into position. To try and emulate its full size counterparts strength the Hornby model has a powerful Type 7 motor fitted to an SSPP (Super Pulling Power) chassis.
Model Motor: Type 7 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 42nd Edition
Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
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UK Price List: £34.99
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1995 R.272 1995
Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Electric Shunter
1996 R.272 1996
Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Electric Shunter

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
139A 0-6-0 Loco Chassis June 1988
139A (Back) 0-6-0 Loco Chassis - Back June 1988

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