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Hornby – GB Railfreight, Class 08, 0-6-0, 08818 ‘Molly’ (R30141) OO Gauge

SKU: R30141

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The Class 08 will go down in history as one of the most dependable shunters ever built. While all Class 08 shunters were built by British Railways they are actually based on an earlier LMS design. With 996 of these shunters built between 1953 and 1962, they are still a common sight at mainline yards and sidings, and a common sight on heritage railways, with the number preserved almost outnumbering those currently in service.

With no thought given to aesthetics, the Class 08 was a utilitarian workhorse of the railways, with its longevity speaking volumes to its performance. The locomotive would have a cab at the number one end and equipment housed in the long nose extending towards the number two end.

While not intended for mainline duties, some of the class in the south could be seen trundling up the mainline if there was a short distance between yards that stock needed to be moved between, assuming no express services needed to occupy the track at the time.

08924 was built in December 1962 as D4154 and received its TOPS number in February 1974. The locomotive was one of the Horwich built members of the class. Upon introduction the locomotive was assigned to the Liverpool Edge Hill shed. In 2023, some 61 years after introduction, the locomotive still sees regular service with the Harry Needle Railroad Company having previously been operated by BR, EWS and GBRF.

Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 12.4 × 3.5 × 5 cm
Scale

Brand

Condition

Brand New

Product Code

R30141

Barcode

5063129011925

Colour

Train Operator

GB Railfreight

Range

Era

Era 11

Finish

Painted

Wheel Configuration

0-6-0

Minimum Curve (mm)

Radius 1

Motor

5 Pole Skew wound

Number of Parts

1

Class

Class 08

Buffer Type

Sprung Metal Buffers

Coupling Type

NEM Tension Lock

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  • 1:18 scale: ~25 cm or 10 inches
  • 1:24 scale: ~18 cm or 7 inches
  • 1:43 scale: ~10 cm or 4 inches
  • 1:64 scale: ~7 cm or 2.75 inches
  • 1:76 scale: ~6 cm or 2.3 inches

Model Trucks:

  • 1:12 scale: ~75 cm or 29.5 inches
  • 1:18 scale: ~50 cm or 19.7 inches
  • 1:24 scale: ~38 cm or 15 inches
  • 1:43 scale: ~21 cm or 8.3 inches
  • 1:64 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches
  • 1:76 scale: ~12 cm or 4.7 inches

Model Bikes:

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  • 1:10 scale: ~18 cm or 7 inches
  • 1:12 scale: ~15 cm or 6 inches

Model Trains:

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  • N scale (1:160): ~12 cm or 4.7 inches
  • O scale (1:48): ~38 cm or 15 inches

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Fighter Jets:

  • 1:72 scale: ~20 cm or 7.9 inches
  • 1:100 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches
  • 1:144 scale: ~10 cm or 3.9 inches
  • 1:200 scale: ~7 cm or 2.8 inches

Civilian Aircraft:

  • 1:72 scale: ~40 cm or 15.7 inches
  • 1:100 scale: ~28 cm or 11 inches
  • 1:144 scale: ~20 cm or 7.9 inches
  • 1:200 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches

Model Ships:

  • 1:144 scale: ~150 cm or 59 inches
  • 1:350 scale: ~62 cm or 24.4 inches
  • 1:700 scale: ~31 cm or 12.2 inches

Model Tanks:

  • 1:16 scale: ~97 cm or 38.2 inches
  • 1:35 scale: ~44 cm or 17.3 inches
  • 1:72 scale: ~22 cm or 8.7 inches


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    Hornby - GB Railfreight, Class 08, 0-6-0, 08818 'Molly' (R30141) OO Gauge
    £176.69