|The Diesel Shunter|
- Class: BR Class 08
- Designer: British Railways
- Builder: Crewe, Darlington, Derby, Doncaster, or Horwich Works
- Built: sometime between 1952 and 1962
- Configuration: 0-6-0
- Top speed: 15-20 mph
The Diesel Shunter pushed Thomas onto a lorry when he was being taken to the Great Railway Show in York.
He/she is based on a BR Class 08. Diesel, 'Arry, Bert, Splatter, Dodge, Sidney, Paxton and The Great Railway Show Diesels are also members of this class.
The Diesel Shunter is painted British Railways black.
The Diesel Shunter's basis