Hornby R3899

BR, Class 08, 0-6-0, 08715 - Era 8

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 8 (1983 to 1994) British Rail Sectorisation

Manufacturer description

The Class 08, 0-6-0 diesel electric shunter which was based on the prototype LMS designs, became British Railways' largest fleet of locomotives. These locomotives were constructed between 1953 and 1962 at Crewe, Darlington, Derby and Doncaster.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3899
RRP:
£152.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Colour
Yellow
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
BR non-standard
Minimum radius curve
1st Radius (371mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Running number
08715

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Class 08
Operator
BR
Motive power
Diesel
Wheel arrangement
0-6-0
Max speed
15 mph
Designer
BR
Built
1952-1962
Total produced
996

* Class names often change over the lifespan of a locomotive, so this is not necessarily the class name used by the operator in the period modelled.

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