|Builder:||Drewry Car Company|
|Engine:||Gardner 8L3 diesel|
|Power:||240 hp (152 kW)|
However as the amount of shunting needed fell in the 1960s BR decided to standardise on the Class 03 for the small shunter role and the Class 04s began to be withdrawn from the late 1960s onwards. All were gone by 1972 though a number were sold for re-use by industrial railways both at home and abroad. Eighteen have been preserved.
|D2229 at Rowsley South (as are the two other shunters below)|
|D2337, also preserved at the Heritage Shunters Trust|
 Brian Haresnape, Diesel Shunters (Ian Allan, 1984) p. 38
 Ray King, British Industrial Diesel Locomotives (Traction & Rolling Stock Advertiser, 2006) p. 17