Model Year Details

2001 - Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter

U.K.
08531


Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter

Model: Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 08531
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 - 124mm.
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Models Produced: ---
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: 2001
Catalogue Number: R.2157A
Year Information: The LMS first experimented with diesel shunting locomotives before the Second World War and the Class 08 design owes much to the work done prior to Nationalisation. At 49 tons and with a tractive power of 35,000lbs, the 08's were more than suited for their task. Type 7 motor fitted to SSPP chassis.
Model Motor: Type 7
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Seventh Edition 2001
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 47th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Seventh Edition 2001
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2001 R.2157A 2001
Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter
2002 R.2157A 2002
Class 08 Diesel Electric Shunter

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