BR Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunters

BR standard 350bhp shunter. Developed from 1930s prototype shunters over 1,000 of these standard design shunting engines were built through the 1950s, with many still in service with national network operators, service and maintenance companies, industrial users and heritage railways.
The Dapol class 08 is an excellent, smooth running O gauge model of the BR standard 350bhp diesel shunting locomotives. This model is finished as engine D3305 in the British Railways green livery with wasp striped ends and early emblem, representing an early repaint to diesel green in the late 1950s.
£189.00
MRP £225.00
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(Product Ref 101346)
Painted in British Rail corporate blue livery with double arrows logo on the cabside this Dapol class 08 model carries a D prefix number in the new sans-serif lettering style. D3316 represents the 08s in the years between the end of steam in the late 1960s and the completion of TOPS numbering in the mid 1970s.
£175.00
MRP £225.00
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(Product Ref 101355)
Dapol 7D-008-013 0 Gauge BR 08717 Class 08 Shunter Plain Bonnet Doors BR Blue

Production run three of this O Gauge work horse will see the introduction of next stage of the prototypes development with the introduction of Aluminium cab doors, short hinges on access panel doors, new exhauster & air compressor boxes and new lighting configuration.
08717 has been modelled in BR blue livery as carried while based at Inverness.
£191.25
MRP £225.00
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(Product Ref 30300)
08795 has been finished in the BR InterCity stripes livery as carried while based at Swansea.
£179.50
MRP £225.00
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(Product Ref 37780)
08891 has been modelled in service with Freightliner and finished in the company's green livery.
£179.50
MRP £225.00
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(Product Ref 43183)
Dapol 7D-008-017 0 Gauge EWS Class 08 Shunter No 08709 Plain Bonnet Doors EWS Maroon

Production run three of this O Gauge work horse will see the introduction of next stage of the prototypes development with the introduction of Aluminium cab doors, short hinges on access panel doors, new exhauster & air compressor boxes and new lighting configuration.
08709 has been finished in the EWS maroon livery.
£179.50
MRP £225.00
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(Product Ref 43184)
£125.00

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(Product Ref 96149)
ESU O Loksound 4 Locomotive Sound Decoder 21-pin for Dapol O Gauge Class 08 Shunter 55471

South West Digital ESU Loksound 4 21-pin Locomotive Sound Decoder for BR Class 08 Shunters
Supplied with low-profile rectangular bass speaker.
Decoder set up for Dapol O gauge class 08 diesel shunters.
Note : The lighting wiring of the Dapol 08 model has been arranged around the Zimo decoders and not all lighting options can be activated by the function controls of other decoders. This ESU decoder is being programmed  to illuminate the white and red shunting marker lamps which would normally be displayed by a shunting engine to warn staff that the locomotive may move off in either direction. The top lamp is directionally controlled and the cab light can be controlled.
£125.00

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(Product Ref 100492)
Dapol 7D-008-007 0 Gauge BR Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel Shunting Engine Black Livery 13003

The first batches of BR 350bhp diesel shunters were delivered in the locomotive black livery of the steam era. This Dapol model of 08 13003 (later D3003) is finished in black livery with the early lion over wheel emblem, a good choice for mixed steam and diesel locomotive fleets in the early 1950s.
£175.00
MRP £225.00

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(Product Ref 1690)
Dapol 7D-008-011 0 Gauge BR 08173 Class 08 Shunter BR Blue With Wasp Stripes No Ladder

Dapol O gauge BR class 08 0-6-0 350bhp diesel shunter 08173 painted in corporate blue with wasp stripes. No ladders are fitted, these being removed following the energisation of overhead electrification.
£190.00
MRP £225.00

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(Product Ref 99147)
08740 has been modelled in the BR RailFreight triple grey livery as carried while based at Stratford.
£179.50
MRP £225.00

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(Product Ref 38980)
Detailed model of BR Southern region class 09 diesel shunting locomotive D4106 finished as preserved in green livery with wasp stripe ends and late crest.
This locomotive carries the high level air brake connections used to shunt EMU stock and a high intensity headlight fitted to enhance visibility of the moving locomotive in well-lit yards.
D4106 is modelled as preserved at the Bluebell Railway, having been purchased as 09018 by a consortium of members of the railways' locomotive department and restored to British Railways green livery in 2017, but retaining the later fitted sealed beam headlight.
£195.45
MRP £229.95

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(Product Ref 96153)
Detailed model of BR Southern region class 09 diesel shunting locomotive 09020 finished in BR blue livery with wasp stripe ends.
This locomotive carries the high level air brake connections used to shunt EMU stock.
£195.45
MRP £229.95

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(Product Ref 109150)
Detailed model of BR Southern region class 09 diesel shunting locomotive 09016 in BR blue livery with wasp stripe ends and a weathered finish.
This locomotive carries the high level air brake connections used to shunt EMU stock.
£203.95
MRP £239.95

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(Product Ref 109151)
Detailed model of BR Southern region class 09 diesel shunting locomotive 09012 named Dick Hardy and finished in the engineering departments grey livery.
This locomotive carries the high level air brake connections used to shunt EMU stock.
£195.45
MRP £229.95

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(Product Ref 109152)
Detailed model of BR Southern region class 09 diesel shunting locomotive 97800 named Ivor and finished in the Network South East stripe livery.
This locomotive carries the high level air brake connections used to shunt EMU stock.
£195.45
MRP £229.95

Must be ordered - delivery as soon as possible.
(Product Ref 109153)
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British Railways' standard diesel heavy shunting locomotive was developed from late 1930s locomotives tested by the 'big four' companies. The 350/400bhp engine provides power for 2 traction motors geared down to drive the outer axles, coupled with side rods and giving massive torque. An 08 will haul almost anything at a maximum speed of 15mph! Over 1,000 were built in through the 1950s, eliminating steam shunting engines with new 'push-to-start' one-man operated diesels. In addition to shunting duties 08s were used on local goods and freight-only branch lines, just like the steam engines they replaced, but their limited speed has eliminated many of these scenic adventures (there were still a few in the 80s!) and the loss of the parcels/mail business eliminated 'station pilot' roles in the 90s. The small remaining fleet of 08s is kept busy today at depots, yards and heritage railways across Britain, still essential for making up trains, moving wagons for loading and shunting electric units to non-electrified sheds for servicing.
The well researched Dapol model features a powerful 5-pole motor with flywheel driving through a gear system designed for smooth slow speed running. The highly detailed bodyshell can be produced to replicate early batches of 08s (external hinge strapping, wood cab doors) and the later builds (internal hinges, steel cab doors) and allow for other common variations in footplate boxes etc. The cab features opening cab doors and interior detailing with control desk, brake stand and internal cable trunking.