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Information is up-to-date to September 2015

Class 08 Number 08540

Current Allocation Details

Number

08540

Class

08

Depot

W - Withdrawn from Service

Pool

WNTS - DBS Locomotives Stored Unserviceable

Livery

EW - English, Welsh & Scottish Railway - Maroon with Central Gold Band Large Number & Logo

Builder

Darlington Works (NER/LNER/British Railways)

Built

03/06/1959

Works Number

Withdrawn

31/07/2010

Disposal Date

31/08/2010

Disposal Details: Scrapped

EMR Kingsbury

08540 Renumbered

From D3704 on 31/12/1973


Images for Loco 08540

BR Class 08, 08540 (D3704) at Peterborough on 10 October 1991
Date Photo Taken: 10/10/1991
Date Uploaded 08/12/2013
Image Owner/Copyright: Peter Hoggan
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Built at BR Darlington Works in June 1959; here 08540 shunts a CCE track train at Peterborough. Latterly an EWS shunter, it was scrapped in August 2010 at EMR Kingsbury.


Type 1 English Electric Class 20 20108 at Perth on 05 August 1981
Date Photo Taken: 05/08/1981
Date Uploaded 14/12/2013
Image Owner/Copyright: Peter Hoggan
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Built December 1961 at Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn Ltd, Darlington as D8108, here 20108 arrives at Perth hauling a down CCE ballast train. The loco was eventually scrapped at Kingsbury in October 2005.


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