English Electric 0-6-0 diesel shunter (Class 08/09/11)

Diesel shunter (Roco #43398) modified by David Armitage

Prototype

Operating company/organisation

LMS, BR (and private successors), NS, DSB

Manufacturer

English Electric Company Ltd

Years of operation

1944 to present
CL08 from 1953
CL09 from 1959
CL11 to 1971, then preservation

Class identifications

NS: D-500/600
LMSR: 0F
BR: DEJ3, D3/8, 3/8A
TOPS: 11

Model

Manufacturer

Roco

Construction

Ready to run. Plastic body. All three axles powered. Directional lighting (white only).

Notes

The model is closest to a BR Class 11.
With modifications, the model can be used as a class 08 or 09.

Wasp stripes for GB liveries

A set of wasp stripe decals is available from The British 1:87 Scale Society.

Model details

Model variant 1

Small top fixing screw. 5-pole motor without flywheel. Very thick wheel cranks. Most hand rails moulded on.

Cat.#

Loco #

Operator

Livery

Availability

Price

Notes

4160A

523

NS

Dark green

Discontinued

~

~

4160B

657

NS

Grey/yellow

Discontinued

~

~

4160C

~

VSM

Dark green

Discontinued

~

~

Model variant 2

Body secured by radiator panel. NEM coupler pockets. 5-pole motor + flywheel. Separate brass bearings on the coupled axles. Extended battery box.

Cat.#

Loco #

Operator

Livery

Availability

Price

Notes

43396

633

NS at Feijenoord depot

Dark green w. black/yellow safety stripes

Discontinued

c.125 (NOV03)

~

43397

614

NS

Dark green w. single yellow stripe

Discontinued

~

~

43398

~

NS

Grey/yellow

Discontinued

~

~

Model variant 3

DCC socket. Revised gears allow for much lower speeds. Plastic bottom plate replaces cast metal one.

Cat.#

Loco #

Operator

Livery

Availability

Price

Notes

63391

300640

Strukton

Yellow

October 2004 limited release

£90 (OCT04) from Mackay Models

~

63390

~

NS

Green with single yellow stripe. No logo.

October 2004 release

£90 (OCT04) from Mackay Models

~

63955

~

NS

Grey/yellow

2005 release

~

~

63956

~

Kandt b.v.

Blue

2005 release

c.159 (c.£111)

~

63922

ML6

DSB

Turquoise

2006 release

122 (list)

~

72886

 

Australian Railways

Blue

2015 release

139 (list)

Depicted as an F Class locomotive

British 1:87 Scale Modelling