A rare sight on the non-electrified Derby to Birmingham mainline as 47853 hauls electric locomotive 90013 fresh from a repaint at Toton Depot to Wembley Depot in London.
47727 heads a Washwood Heath to Boston train of empty steel carriers at Barrow on Trent, 8th Feb 2014.
47805 heads south through Willington with a train of refurbished coaching stock bound for Laira TMD.
47580 "County Of Essex" waits at the North end of a very wet Dereham Station on a short rake of Blue and Grey's.
47579 "James Nightall GC" waits at the South end of Dereham Station on a short rake of Blue and Grey's.
Colas Rail Class 47 47749 'Demelza' + DR76601 'Olwen' - Seco Rail Plasser & Theurer High Output Ballast Cleaner form the 6Z47 Bristol - Rugby departmental stock move.
47739 'Robin of Templecombe' hauls a very strange visitor to the West Midlands in the shape of a former Southern Regon EMU from Eastleigh to Barrow Hill. From the thousands of vehicles built, most... (more)
Working what is reportedly the very last 6Z48 Burton on Trent to Dollands Moor empties, Riviera 47769 leads the way in its heritage Virgin Trains livery and is seen catching the last light and the... (more)
Also visiting from the Brimingham Railway Museum was their mainline diesel 47580 in BR Blue with Large Logo, seen on teak LNER stock as it attacks the climb through Eardington
After a brisk drive cross country from Elford I arrived at Bentley with 10 minutes to spare. The leading loco powers away from a 5mph start at the signal. About an hour after this shot was taken 4... (more)
Due to commitments elsewhere, Colas Rails own Class 47s were unavailable for what is meant to be the last run. So Riviera trains Class 47s 848+839 were hired in to power the train to Dollands Moor
47798 is a former Royal train loco, but passed in to the hand sof the national collection at the NRM. It is now out working for West Coast Rail and is seen heading empty coaching stock from Carnfo... (more)
A stock move from Crewe to Eastleigh utilised no less than 3 Class 47 locomotives. The train is seen heading south as the fog of the day clears in time to allow sunlight through.
A side on pan of 47237 accelerating towards a battle with the Lickey incline with Advenza freights 6Z63 Cardiff-Shipley empty scrap train
Two double headers in one day, that's special for the UK! Here we see the movement dead in train of 47145 behind 47237 on a booked flow of scrap for Cardiff Tidal