A pair of RailFreight Distribution Class 47s, Nos 47 228 and 47 338, have just passed the village of Charing with a late afternoon inter-modal train from the Channel Tunnel to the Midlands. With t... (more)
How things were back in 1982. A Class 47 with a merry-go-round coal train from Yorkshire to Fiddler's Ferry power station at Warrington Arpley.
I have no idea why 47 596 turned up at York one day with a Pullman special train, but she was the cleanest I ever saw a class 47 before or since!
47 422 looks dirty and uncared-for as it rests at the buffer stops in Liverpool's Lime Street station. Maybe that was a clue, as this was some years later one of the first of its type (apart from ... (more)
Vintage Trains' 47773 on hire to WCRC passes Lea Marston working 5Z40 Tyseley to Nottingham for the EMT Skeggness service 23/08/08
47 972 looks in a very sorry state at the West Coast Railways Open Weekend at Carnforth.
47369 heads south on this class 7 (45mph) freight, the 0819 Doncaster to Mountsorrel.
DRS no. 47 802 Pride of Cumbria on display at the Open Weekend at the West Coast Railway Co. HQ at Carnforth.
Ex-Royal train loco no. 47 798 Prince William in retirement and on display at the the Open Weekend at the West Coast Railway Co depot at Carnforth.
This plate is carried on the side of former Royal Train loco no 47 798 Prince William. EWS are, by appointment, providers of rail traction to HM The Queen.
A sorry looking ex-Fragonset Class 47 in store at Carnforth at the West Coast Railway Co. Open Weekend. Have a look at no. 209348... (more)
47375 passes Oulton Broad North station on an extra Norwich to Lowestoft trip for the Lowestoft Seafront Air Festival.
An old shot from 1986. Inside the old Great Western "factory" at Old Oak Common depot with a line up of three Class 47s and three Class50s. Now, alas just a memory.
An old shot from 1980. A Class 47 zooms through Park Station, East Manchester with a Liverpool to York service. The slide, shot on Kodachrome 64, doesn't seem too bad for 28 years old. The scene h... (more)
Another shot from almost thirty years ago. 47 478 pulls into Colwyn Bay with a Holyhead to London service.