BR Class 08 08896
|BR Class 08 08896|
08896 at Kidderminster May 2017
|Built By||BR Horwich Works|
|Power type||Diesel Electrical|
|Status||For parts retrieval|
|2004||Withdrawn by BR|
|2009||Arrived on SVR|
08896 in main line service
08896 was built at Horwich Works and entered BR service as D4126 in April 1962 at Ebbw Junction (Newport), moving to Landore in May 1969. In June 1974 D4126 became No 08896 under the TOPS numbering scheme, being withdrawn from service in February 2004.
08896 in preservation
08896 arrived on the SVR in late 2009. The SVR web site shows a status of “For parts retrieval at Kidderminster”.