A once everyday sight that is becoming increasingly rare, a 50+ year old Class 08 shunter shunts sleeper wagons in the RMC terminal at Washwood Heath, Birmingham.
Ex BR 1951 built class 08 diesel shunter #604 "Phantom". Spent most of her working life at Tysley, now operational at Didcot Railway Centre. (Pre-TOPS number: D3771)
08631 "Eagle" sits in the sidings on a short freight at Dereham sporting Network South East livery
08902 approaches Warrington Bank Quay with an empty wagon move bound for Arpley Yard.
Willesden based St Pancras station pilot 08612 stands on the centre road in company with some TPO vans. Withdrawn in September 1990, 08612 was cut-up in March 1991 by MC Metals, Glasgow (info cour... (more)
A GWR green 08944 stands next to 50018 'Resolution' and 47611 'Thames' at Old Oak Common TMD. 08944 is currently preserved, 50018 was withdrawn in 07/91 and cut-up in 06/92 and 47611 was eventuall... (more)
Withdrawn on 14th November 1988 due to crash damage 08640 stands with fellow 08361 (withdrawn on 23rd February 1988) at Old Oak Common.
A pair of shunters made a short trip working for any enthusiasts wanting to be hauled by the unusual locos
The Phanton shoving the crane inside the shed at the Didcot railways center
08016 stands at Rowsley yard
Parts have begun to go missing from this shunter which means it's days are probably numbered.