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TITLE
08308 on the Rose Street triangle
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_822
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
12 February 2003
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Mark G Lyons
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
27530
KEYWORDS
Highland Railway
HR

HRS
08308 on the Rose Street triangle

08308 on the Rose Street curve with a 'Caledonian Sleeper'.

This class of 0-6-0 diesel shunter was by the BR works in Crewe, Darlington, Derby, Doncaster, and Horwich between 1955 and 1962. They became 'Class 08' under the TOPS renumbering and have been Britain's most popular shunter for the last 50 years. This small but efficient locomotive is commonly used for shunting wagons around but also operates the very important depot work duties of shunting coaching stock as seen in the photograph. Originally numbered D3378, 08308 is still working in Inverness (as of 12th November 2008).

The Inverness & Nairn Railway first opened a station in Inverness on 7 November 1855 and it developed to become the railway centre of the Highlands with routes radiating south to Perth and beyond; east to Aberdeen, west to Kyle of Lochalsh and north to Wick. It is still open.

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08308 on the Rose Street triangle

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

2000s

Highland Railway; HR; ; HRS

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

08308 on the Rose Street curve with a 'Caledonian Sleeper'.<br /> <br /> This class of 0-6-0 diesel shunter was by the BR works in Crewe, Darlington, Derby, Doncaster, and Horwich between 1955 and 1962. They became 'Class 08' under the TOPS renumbering and have been Britain's most popular shunter for the last 50 years. This small but efficient locomotive is commonly used for shunting wagons around but also operates the very important depot work duties of shunting coaching stock as seen in the photograph. Originally numbered D3378, 08308 is still working in Inverness (as of 12th November 2008).<br /> <br /> The Inverness & Nairn Railway first opened a station in Inverness on 7 November 1855 and it developed to become the railway centre of the Highlands with routes radiating south to Perth and beyond; east to Aberdeen, west to Kyle of Lochalsh and north to Wick. It is still open.