Wrenn W2232 BR Blue D3523 Class 08 Tank 0-6-0DS Shunter VERY RARE


LOCOMOTIVE AS NEW (showing little signs of use having been displayed from new retaining vibrant colour and complete undamaged decals).

BOX AND PACKAGING EXCELLENT / NEAR MINT (fine undamaged condition light age related surface rubbing to outer lid resulting from storage / handling Complete with accessories )

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For sale a PROBABLY ONLY TEST RUN example of a much sought after “British Rail” Class 08 Diesel Shunter in traditional BR Blue livery. This locomotive, model W2232 was introduced by Wrenn in 1975 and its production ran until 1990. Ordinarily the running number was D3464 however a few were fitted with the NP body running no. D3523 so in essence this locomotive is VERY RARE INDEED!!

All said another example which stood the test of time being produced throughout the four periods at BASILDON.. This later period example is a must for all collectors and purists especially in such condition.

The locomotive is complete in every respect. Its condition is excellent/near mint with he exception of tarnishing to some of the handrails. Locomotive includes its original box and packaging. Also included is the instruction manual and usual holding rings and tissue!

The Class 08 diesel shunting locomotives were built at Crewe, Darlington, Derby, Doncaster and Horwich works between 1955 and 1962. The British Rail Class 08 was the standard class of diesel locomotive designed for shunting. From 1953 to 1962. In total 996 locomotives were produced, making it the most numerous of all British locomotive classes.


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