Wearing it`s unique XP64 livery, which it previously wore in 1964, 47853 heads off Old Oak Common shed to work 1S87, 1418 London Paddington to Glasgow, which it will work as far as Birmingham.
Back in 1982, 47285 takes the Derby line at Clay Cross Junction, near Chesterfield, with an empty MGR Merry-go-round train.
Back in 1982, 47182 has derailed after running through the trap point at Northolt Junction, South Ruslip.
Class 47847 (D1774), complete with '83A (Newton Abbot) On Tour' headboard, double heads with Class 47815 (D1748) 'Great Western' the 1Z30 'Eternal City of York' 0555 Minehead - York
Built by Brush at Loughborough in 1965. Withdrawn in 1991. Arrived at the GCR in 1996.
47245 is in the process of being re-railed at Washwood Heath yard, in Birmingham in 1997.
With the Corona Virus restrictions in the UK charter trains virtually disappeared in 2020. Locomotives Services Ltd decided to operate the Staycation Express over the scenic Settle and Carlisle li... (more)
47805 (D1935) leads with 47501 on the rear, pass Burbage Common on 5Z40 Ely - Crewe ECS.
47096 and a sister loco await the cutter`s torch at Booths scrap-yard in 1998.
The cabs of a recently scrapped class 47 share company with some London Underground cars awaiting a similar fate. Seen at Booths yard in Rotherham in 1998.
47802 and A4 60009 'Union of South Africa' pass Powderham with the return Torbay Express from Kingswear to Bristol Temple Meads. The diesel worked down on the front due to the risk of lineside fir... (more)
On a beautiful day in February 1996, RFD class 47, No 47303 passes The Hawthorns station, near Birmingham, with 6G22, Round Oak steel works to Washwood Heath.
A service no longer in operation. 2 class 47 locomotives haul the royal Mail from Team Valley Gateshead in 2000.