08377

Posted: April 25, 2015 in Trains
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08377 is a representative of the 996 class 08 locomotives built by British rail as a general purpose diesel shunter. The class became the work-horse of depots and sheds around the network.

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08377 was built at Darlington in 1957 and initially served at Hither Green and Norwood Junction depots in London. In 1968 it was transferred to Crewe depot and then to St Blazey in Cornwall in 1975. It remained in Devon and Cornwall until its withdrawal in 1983.

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It was preserved on the West Somerset Railway until its transfer to the Mid-Hants Railway in 2013

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