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Preserved LocomotivesBR Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel-electric Shunter locomotives

English Electric diesel shunter

design for British Railways

The Class 08 0-6-0 diesel shunting locomotives were built at Crewe, Darlington, Derby, Doncaster and Horwich locomotive works between 1955 and 1962.

Class 08 diesel locos were designed for general shunting duties, a task that many of them still perform today.

Class 08 diesel shunters have a maximum tractive effort of 156 kN/35000 lbf and a Class 08 diesel shunter's maximum speed is 15 mph.

Class 08 0-6-0 diesel shunters featured:D3586, D3690 (08528), 13079, 13101, 08507 (Crewe), 08590, 08911 MATEY, 08694 GCR ex EWS, 13079 restored York NRM now at Shildon, 08850 NYMR, 08669 BOB MACHIN, 08500 & 08711 (scrapped, Thornaby), 08907, Class 600 663 Annette, 604 PHANTOM

Contemporary and Heritage-Preserved, Diesel, Diesel-Electric and Electric Locomotives

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Class 08 diesel shunter 13101 in BR green livery, Loughborough, Sept 2017

 

Class 08 shunter 08907 in red DB livery, Loughborough, Sept 2017

 

Class 08 D3690, with BR green livery, parked in Loughborough Yard on the GCR

 

Class 08694 ex EWS at Loughborough yard (Sept. 2017)

 

Ex British Railways (green livery) D3941, built at Derby works in 1960, (Ex British Rail 08773) at Embsay.

 

Class 08 0-6-0 diesel shunter13101 (D3101, D 3101), in British Railways green livery, 13101 was built at Derby works in 1955 (Loughborough, GCR yard, July 2015)

 

Class 08 D4141, 08911 (D 4141, D4141 08 911) named 'MATEY' is an 0-6-0 diesel shunting locomotive built at Horwich Works in 1962 and is now owned by the NRM and shunts locos around York national railway Museum, currently painted in British Rail blue.

 

A 'grumpy'  Class 08 diesel shunter 08590 RED LION (was D3757, D 3757 built at Crewe Works in 1959) near Butterley station on the Midland Railway Centre heritage line (June 2015).

 

Diesels on the Great Central Railway: Ex EWS Class 08 diesel shunter 08694 (08 694, BR D3861, D 3861) built in 1960.

 

Above & below: Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel shunter in BR black, Class 08 13079 (BR D3079, D 3079, 08064, 08 064) built at Darlington North Road Works in 1953 and in much need of restoration in York NRM. The same Class 08 0-6-0 diesel shunter built in 1953 at Darlington was in for restoration work and repainting (jet black!) in July 2013, photographed again in York NRM 2017

Class 08 diesel shunter 13079 now fully restored at Shildon Locomotion NRM (Feb 2014)

 

Class 08 diesel shunter 13079 at Shildon NRM in February 2015

... now as good looking as its later Class 8 shunter 08 911 'MATEY'! (08911) next to it! A case of before and after!

 

NYMR's Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter D8850 at Grosmont station with the heavy duty break-down/track laying crane.

 

Its other numbers are 08850 (here), D 8850, 08 850, D 4018, D4018)

 

NS Class 600 (very similar to BR's Class 08 diesel shunters) number 663 built in 1956 by English Electric, now called 'Annette' and was obtained from Dutch Railways (Ned Rail). Photographed in Shildon NRM yard.

 

NYMR Diesel Gala 2011

NYMR Diesel NYMR Diesel Gala 2011: 08850 is a Class 08 0-6-0 type of diesel shunter, built at Horwich Locomotive works in 1961, here, in British Rail blue livery, hidden behind the trees near Pickering Station.

 

Didcot Railway Centre

Class 08 diesel locomotive shunter 604 PHANTOM at Didcot Railway Centre. Formerly D3771 (D 3771, 08604, 08 604) built at Crewe Works in 1959.

 

Class 08 diesel shunter 669 (locomotive 08669 BOB MACHIN) operated by Wabtec Rail, Doncaster Works, seen here near some of the last remaining buildings associated with the famous 'Doncaster Plant' locomotive works.

 

A 'blurred' snapshot from the train of a pair of scrapped derelict Class 08 diesel shunters near the Thornaby marshalling yards (Tees Yards), close to where the Thornaby locomotive depot was (Jan 2014, but they have been there for some time!). The one on the left is class 08 08500 (ex EWS stored, built as D3655 at Doncaster Works in 1958) and on the right is Class 08 08711 (stored as unserviceable, built as D8378 at Crewe Works in 1960)

 

Diesel locomotive Class 08 08507 shunting in Crewe DMD at the side of Crewe station.

 

Class 08 diesel shunter 08507, now in blue livery, shunting carriages near Crewe station

 

Class 08 0-6-0 diesel shunter D3586 (D 3586, Class 08 08471), at Bridgnorth station,  built at Crewe works in 1958 and still at work in May 2016 on the Severn Valley Railway

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