Class 08



Ubiquitous and often unrecorded, the class 08 shunters went largely unremarked. They had a very particular waddle as they clanked around. Built between 1952 and 1962 they have been incredibly long lived and were ancient even during the early 80s

A Class 08 sits waiting for its next assignment as station pilot at Birmingham New St. A 08 796 at the back of Cardiff Canton depot
Unknown 08 at the back of Canton depot One of my first railway photos taken of an 08 at York with an old 126 film camera